Our Mission

To transform healthcare delivery and population health across the state and nation through health systems research that partners University of Wisconsin faculty with healthcare and community organizations.


Our Model

HIP is a campus-wide program based within the UW-Madison School of Medicine and Public Health. HIP encompasses:

  • A community of investigators, staff, and trainees committed to conducting partnered research to improve health and health equity
  • Partnerships with healthcare and community organizations dedicated to achieving a common vision of improved service delivery through innovative interventions and rigorous evaluation
  • A model of research with partnering organizations that ensures that high-priority questions are asked and answered in a useful way and that the learnings are shared to support organizational change efforts
  • Extensive and easily-available data resources that support both high-quality research and evidence-based decision making for health
  • An outstanding virtual environment that supports collaboration with colleagues across the nation

HIP Model