Community Engagement

Test your knowledge of health and precision medicine! What's precision medicine? At the moment, health care is often one-size-fits-all. When we visit the doctor, our treatments are often the same. We think that one-day health care should be tailored to you. This is called precision medicine. Don't worry - we'll give you a study guide to get ready for game night! When: Tuesday, May 17th from 5 PM – 7 PM Cost: FREE Why Attend: Food, fun, and prizes...

Madison Public Library, the Wisconsin Book Festival and the All of Us Research Program at the University of Wisconsin-Madison are joining forces to present a virtual author event series focused on a range of community health issues....

Vaccines have arrived in Dane County and distribution is underway. But varying needs within vulnerable communities are raising some complex questions....

The Community Relations office at UW-Madison is launching "Community Chats":, a new monthly discussion series that explores the many ways members of the Madison community and UW–Madison are coming together to address pressing public issues....

Acknowledging the long history of anti-Black medical violence in the U.S. must be a part of community outreach about COVID-19 vaccination....

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to disproportionately impact historically marginalized populations in Wisconsin and the need for accurate, culturally appropriate and relevant information is more important than ever....

Many thousands of volunteers from minority groups are needed for huge clinical trials underway or about to begin. Scientists say a diverse group of test subjects is vital to determining whether a vaccine is safe and effective for everyone and instilling broad public confidence in the shots once they become available....

As UW Health and the University of Wisconsin begin scheduling participants for the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine study, experts and leaders are focused on equity and inclusion to ensure a diverse population takes part in this phase 3 clinical trial. A diverse group of participants will give researchers the best understanding on how and if this vaccine works for everyone....

In this webinar, hosted in partnership with the University of Wisconsin’s Collaborative Center for Health Equity (CCHE), local and national health equity leaders discuss successes and challenges of using the Barbershop Community Engagement Model to help improve the health of Black men....

June 13 marked the grand opening of a new community garden in Madison, created with the help of a $1,500 SEED grant from the City of Madison. Diane Small’s plot is large enough to provide vegetables for up to 100 people, with plans for distribution through local community organizations....