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Explore the quotes from our leaders below.

Dawn S. Bragg, PhD

“As our communities become more multicultural and diverse in other ways, MCW’s commitment remains steadfast in preparing competent health providers to care for our communities. StEPUP targets talented underrepresented students in Wisconsin for programs that provide experiential learning, mentorship, test preparation and shadowing as foundations in their journey to medical and/or graduate school.”

Dawn S. Bragg, PhD

Associate Dean of Student Affairs/Diversity
Measurement and Evaluation
Professor of Pediatrics-Medical Education


 

Jose Franco, MD

“Physicians with ties to Wisconsin communities are most familiar with the needs of its citizens and are best positioned to address existing health disparities. Underrepresented in medicine students will benefit from participating in StEP-UP where they will acquire skills and mentorship that will form the foundation for a career in medicine. The Medical College of Wisconsin is committed to developing tomorrow's health care providers and leaders.”

Jose Franco, MD

Associate Dean for
Educational Improvement
Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics
STAR Center Director
Associate Director, Kern Institute


 

Bill Hueston, MD

“Health care is a vital service for all Americans, but if we want to provide these services to people of all backgrounds and cultures we need to assure that our healthcare workforce mirrors the people we serve. StEP-UP is an important part of making sure that all students are able to have the types of experiences that will lead them to become physicians, pharmacists, scientists, and other health care professionals.”

Bill Hueston, MD

Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Professor of Family and Community Medicine


 

Ravi Misra, PhD

“If our country is to stay competitive in the 21st century in a world that is getting increasingly competitive in science and technology it is imperative that we take advantage of all our intellectual talent. We need to tap and develop our best young people. StEP-UP is designed to help achieve that goal in the area of medicine, health, and biological discovery science.”

Ravi Misra, PhD
Dean of Graduate School of Biomedical Science
Professor of Biochemistry

Page Updated 10/02/2017