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Center for Patient Partnerships

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608-890-0321 or

Population Served

Individuals in the U.S. with life-threatening and serious chronic illnesses, their families, and healthcare professionals


To engender effective partnerships among people seeking healthcare, people providing healthcare, and people making policies that guide the healthcare system.

  • Provides patient advocacy to people with serious illnesses regardless of income or residence.  Services are provided by supervised students at the University of Wisconsin-Madison Law School during the academic year (closed mid-December to end of January, spring recess, etc.).  May help with diagnosis and treatment concerns, coordination of care, medical decision-making, family matters, employment issues, medical bills and insurance, public benefits, disability programs, etc. Students do not provide legal, medical, nor financial advice.