Program Description: 

This series of capacity building and learning opportunities, will provide physicians, researchers, community members, and medical students with information, best practices, and strategies for being community engaged. Sessions are planned with community partners, MCW faculty and staff, and student input. Each session is designed to improve trust and relations between community and academics/physicians in hopes of reducing disparities in healthcare and improving practices in healthcare and research.

Keywords: health disparities, community engagement, health research, community partnership

Target audience: 
  • Physicians
  • Allied Health Professionals
Learning objectives: 

Participants who engage in this educational intervention will be able to:

  • Given the current health disparities present in Wisconsin, differentiate the requirements of community and academic members for effective implementation of Community Engagement principles
  • In the context of physician/researcher and patient/community relationships, identify new assets that exist in community and academic institutions for effective partnership formation
  • Illustrate connections between CBPR, CEnR and current health research projects to implement purposeful healthcare research
  • Build capacity in education around community engagement to enrich community and academic experiences in healthcare, research, and partnership formation while diminishing health disparities
Faculty & credentials: 

Activity Director:

Staci Young, PhD



Kelsey M. Heindel
Phone number: 
+1 (414) 955-4437
Series date: 
01/04/2021 - 1:00pm CST to 12/17/2021 - 2:30pm CST

Accreditation Statement
The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians


Series location: 
Virtual Meeting
United States