President, Human Resources
UW Medical Foundation
|William Schrum has
been with the UW Medical Foundation since July of 2001. He has been in
health care and human resource management since 1975. During his career
he has worked with hospitals, clinics, non-profit community health
centers and the world’s largest for-profit international health system.
As Director of International Human Resources for Hospital Corporation
of America (HCA), he and his family lived in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia for
five years. During that time, Bill oversaw IHRM for HCA facilities in
Singapore, Sydney, Panama, Brazil, London, Rome, Cairo, and Riyadh.
Prior to entering healthcare, Bill owned and published the Lafayette
(Colorado) Times newspaper.
Bill did his undergraduate work in Economics at the University of
Colorado; and did graduate work at the University of Colorado and the
University of Denver. He has been a Senior Professional in Human
Resources (SPHR) since 1981. He is a member of the Society of Human
Resource Management, the American Society of Healthcare Human Resource
Administration, the American College of Medical Practice Executives,
the American College of Healthcare Executives, and the Medical Group
In addition to serving on numerous boards and community organizations,
he is a life member of the Vietnam Veterans of America and Disabled
American Veterans. He has been published in numerous journals and has
spoken internationally on healthcare and human resources issues and
trends. He is a past-President of La Crosse SHRM and was Leadership
Director for the Wisconsin State SHRM for two years.