This site is a resource for HIPAA information at the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee. A summary of the main sections of this site is given here.


Certain UWM employees, volunteers, students and researchers are required to complete HIPAA training. Program Leads can review their department’s trainees’ history on the training dashboard.


Each the training category (Basics, Provider Units, Administrative Units, Researchers, Clinical Students, Clinical Instructors) has an overview to be read through prior to the training.









HIPAA Administrator Log-in


UWM’s Policies and Procedures for the Protection of Patient Health Information Under HIPAA, including sample forms.

Security Guidelines

Guidance to UWM departments on the technical aspects of complying with the HIPAA Security Rule, which governs the storage and transmission of Electronic Protected Health Information.

Privacy Officers

Privacy Officers are responsible for ensuring that UWM’s HIPAA Policies and Procedures are implemented by the Covered Departments in their respective school, college, or division.

Self Assessment
(Audit Programs)

Tool for helping Covered Departments determine how they might fare in a HIPAA audit.


Additional form resources for informed consent, authorization, and disclosure of PHI.