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Annual Events

WPHCA offers a variety of group level trainings throughout the membership year.  Training topics are based on member needs, interests, and changes within the Health Center environment.

Advocacy Days

February 18-19, 2020
Madison, WI

Target Audience:

  • Health Center Advocates, including: Staff, Patients, Board of Directors


The purpose of Advocacy Day is to assemble interested advocates to provide them with updates on the policy environment affecting Health Centers, their role in shaping the future of local, state and federal health care policy, share best practices on effective communication with decision makers, and provide opportunities to practice their skills prior to meetings at the State Capitol with legislators and staff.

Health Center Advocates will be able to:

  • Articulate key messages to legislators and staff
  • Provide updates to legislators and staff on unique programs offered at their Health Center
  • Build and strengthen relationships with legislators and staff

For more information contact  Carly Meyer, 608-443-2962


Movement to a Model: Understanding Wisconsin Health Centers

May 13, 2020
Madison, WI

Target Audience:

  • Health Center board members and Health Center staff that have been brought on within the last year or more tenured staff and board members looking for a refresher.


This annual new staff and board member orientation provides incoming health center staff and board members the opportunity to learn about the origination of the Health Center movement, the current health care environment, and the opportunity to network with other CHC staff and board members from around the state.  Health Center staff will also learn about the programs and services that WPHCA provides and how they can leverage the Association as a resource to further their work.  Board members will learn about board roles and responsibilities.

For more information contact Kysa Monette, 608-443-2956


Fall Learning Session

September 22-23, 2020
Oshkosh, WI

Target Audience:

  • Clinical, administrative, and quality improvement champions in medical, dental, and behavioral health fields.


The Fall Learning Session aims to encourage collaborative sharing and networking among Health Center staff involved in direct patient care, workforce development, quality improvement, health information quality/technology, and leadership while providing resources and materials that will drive the improvement of patient outcomes.

For more information contact Lindsey Hess, 608-443-2945


UDS Training

Fall 2020
Madison, WI

Target Audience:

  • The UDS training is aimed at those who are responsible for gathering and reporting the data elements included in the UDS Report as well as management and clinical staff who need to understand the definitions and concepts and those who use the data in their program management and improvement activities.


The Uniform Data System (UDS) in-person training is a full-day program covering the preparation of the UDS Report.  The training addresses each of the report's tables, including a discussion of the changes that have been made and the definitions necessary to complete the Report.

For more information contact Parker Garman, 608-443-2958