Specialty Access for Uninsured Program in Milwaukee County (SAUP)

Project Overview

8th Funding Cycle Impact Award
     Project Start Date:   1/1/2013
     Project End Date: 12/31/2016
     Award Amount:       $703,976

Project Goal Statement: The goal of SAUP is to ensure timely, clinically appropriate, managed access to specialty care for low-income, uninsured adults in Milwaukee County through a structured model pairing safety net clinics and health systems.

 Community Partners:

Primary Community Partner: Joy Tapper, Milwaukee Health Care Partnership
Additional community partner organization names:

  • AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin
  • Aurora Health Care/Aurora Walker's Point Community Clinic
  • Bread of Healing Clinic
  • Columbia St. Mary's/St. Ben's Clinic
  • MCW/Froedtert Hospital
  • Milwaukee Health Services, Inc.
  • Outreach Community Health Centers
  • Progressive Community Health Centers
  • Sixteenth Street Community Health Center
  • Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare/Angel of Hope Clinic
 Academic Partners:

Primary Academic Partner: John Fangman, MD, Department of Medicine
Additional Academic Partners:

  • Joan Neuner, MD, MPH, Department of Medicine
  • Marie Wolff PhD, Department of Family and Community Medicine
  • Amy Kistner MS, LPC, Department of Family and Community Medicine
 Project Progress Summary Reports:

Project Progress Report Summary 1/1/2013 - 8/31/2013
Project Progress Report Summary 9/1/2013 - 8/31/2014

 Affiliated Web Pages:

    AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin
     Aurora Walker's Point Community Clinic
     Bread of Healing Clinic
     Columbia St. Mary's/St. Ben's Clinic
     Froedtert Health/Froedtert Hospital
     Milwaukee Health Care Partnership
     Milwaukee Health Services, Inc.
     Outreach Community Health Centers
     Progressive Community Health Centers
     Sixteenth Street Community Health Center
     Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare/Angel of Hope Clinic  

 Project Dissemination Efforts (as reported by project partners)
  • Article
    • Article in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (August 2014)
  • Presentations
    • Presentation to the Medical Society of Milwaukee on the project's status (February 2013)
    • Presentation at the UHC Ambulatory Care and Physician Practice Council Meeting (June 2013)
    • Presentation to the Medical Society of Milwaukee County (May 2014)
Contact Us

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