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The PATCH Symposium is a one-of-a-kind opportunity in which health care professionals and young people (ages 12-21) from across Wisconsin will join TOGETHER to learn, share, and grow as adolescent health champions and advocates!

April 20, 2022

8:00am - 4:00pm

Sheraton Madison Hotel*

*We are planning for this event to be held in-person with appropriate COVID-19 precautions, but will continue to monitor the situation and may move the event online if needed. You may be required to provide proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test upon entry.


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General Registration - $175 (CEUs included)

Full Schedule to be released soon!

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Symposium Goals

Together, health care professionals and young people will:

  • Engage in authentic and meaningful conversations about the quality of adolescent health care services in Wisconsin;

  • Explore misunderstandings and missed opportunities for prevention and health promotion in adolescent health services; and

  • Enhance adolescent health by fostering awareness and  activism. 

Symposium Learning Objectives

By participating in the Symposium, attendees will be able to: 

  • Describe the concerns, preferences, and realities of young people in health care settings.

  • Acknowledge diversity among teens and recognize the challenges and opportunities this poses in health care settings

  • Identify clinical education, practice improvement, and policy opportunities to enhance adolescent health services in Wisconsin.

  • Demonstrate ways to be adolescent health champions in their communities.

Credit Information:

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP and Providers and Teens Communicating for Health (PATCH). The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

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