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William Schrum
William Schrum
William Schrum
Vice President, Human Resources
UW Health and
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 Management Association.

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.