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.