Public Health Leadership in Teaching and Engagement (PHLITE) School is a 7-month program that aims to develop physician faculty skilled at promoting population health and teaching/mentoring medical students to better integrate medicine and public health. This mini fellowship program meets one evening each month for 90 minutes; dinner is included.

Along with a small cohort of colleagues, you will have the opportunity to hear from subject matter experts and discuss opportunities and challenges with fellow colleagues on such topics as: community engagement, advocacy, and working with public health data.

This program is funded by the Path of Distinction in Public Health grant provided by the Wisconsin Partnership Program.


Apply here

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Who should apply?

All clinical SMPH faculty interested in learning more about public health to improve their practice and teaching.

What can you expect?

  1. Attend seven ninety minute evening training sessions at HSLC between October 2023 and May 2024 (dates and times will be determined by participant availability)
  2. Complete a small self-directed project to help better understand your community
  3. Receive continuing education credits for most sessions
  4. Dinner and building community with fellow SMPH faculty


Complete the PHLITE application by August 11, 2023.

Note that capacity is limited to the first 16 applicants. Participants will be notified by August 14th, 2023.

Dr. Jon Temte

Associate Dean for Public Health and Community Engagement


Dr. Parvathy Pillai

Assistant Professor

Dept. of Population Health Sciences

Kelly Coffey

Program Manager

Dept. of Population Health Sciences