The Medical College of Wisconsin is dedicated to leadership and excellence through Community Engagement and the partnering with public and private organizations to enhance learning, research, patient care and the health of the community.

Current Events

Registration now open for Community Engagement Week 2017

Registration for Community Engagement Week 2017, Elevating Community Voices in Health, is now open! Join the Office of the Senior Associate Dean for Community Engagement and the Community Engagement Core in strengthening community and academic collaboration around health by exploring and growing our common ground.

View our Community Engagement Week page for more information and to register


March Lunch & Learn: Principles of Community Engagement

Come learn about and discuss the seventh Principle of Community Engagement with Community Engaged Faculty and Community Partners in a round table-style event led by Dr. John Meurer and community partner, Tim Coughlin. Lunch will be served to all who register. Space is limited. 

Session 6: "Addresses health from both positive and ecological perspectives"

Wednesday, March 1, 2017 | 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Location: Medical College of Wisconsin | H1230-H1250
8701 Watertown Plank Road | Milwaukee, WI 53226

View more information on the Community Engagement Lunch and Learns page


Community Engaged Research (CEnR) Award Announcement

The Medical College of Wisconsin Community Engagement Core and Cancer Center are pleased to jointly announce three grants were awarded through the Community Engaged Research Grant: Cancer Focus seed grant program. The awarded projects support promising cancer-focused research in the Milwaukee area, demonstrate clear relevance and importance to the communities involved in the project, encourage sustainable, authentic community-academic partnerships, and seek to advance understanding about how community engagement can be done in complex research settings.

View the awarded projects on our CEnR seed grant program page


Community Engagement Photo Contest Winner

Congratulations to the winner of the MCW Community Engagement Photo Contest, University of Wisconsin-Extension's program, The SEED Initiative! Their photo entry received many positive responses from our panel of voters, the most of any entrant, and has been named our winner!

December photo contest winner

Thanks to everyone who participated and helped make the photo contest a success!

Visit the Photo Contest page for more information on the SEED Initiative and upcoming contests


More events and posts from Community Engagement can be found on MCW's Community Engagement Facebook Page, MCW Community Engagement. Like us on Facebook and stay updated on MCW's Community Engagement Mission!

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Community Engagement Core

The Community Engagement Core aims to more fully integrate the institution’s community engagement mission throughout the campus and the community.

Community Engagement Week

The Medical College of Wisconsin’s annual Community Engagement Week is an event with varying themes to promote community engagement, provide networking opportunities and collaborations.

President's Community Engagement Award

The President’s Community Engagement Award recognizes the exemplary community-academic partnership, Community Engaged Research, or Community Outreach activities of faculty, staff, students and/or community partners of the Medical College of Wisconsin.

Carnegie Classification

The Carnegie Classification for Community Engagement is an elective classification, qualifying institutions that have sufficient breadth and depth in CE activities, processes and infrastructure.

Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin Endowment

The Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin Endowment, stewarded by the Medical College of Wisconsin, has a mission to work with partners to serve as a catalyst for positive change in the health of Wisconsin communities.

Center for AIDS Intervention Research

The Center for AIDS Intervention Research (CAIR) is a multidisciplinary HIV prevention research center.

Center for Healthy Communities & Research

The Center integrates community-based education for graduate and undergraduate medical students and conducts research on community-identified needs.

Center for the Advancement of Underserved Children

The Center for the Advancement of Underserved Children conducts community-oriented research and develops culturally-tailored initiatives to understand the current status of children’s health in Milwaukee, Southeastern Wisconsin and the nation.

Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI)

The Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) is an innovative infrastructure to support and advance education, collaboration, and research in clinical and translational science.

Institute for Health and Society

The Institute serves as the academic home for several successful existing programs of the College, including the Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities, the division of Biostatistics, the Healthier Wisconsin Partnership Program, and the Violence Prevention Initiative.

Photo Contest

The Medical College of Wisconsin's Community Engagement office is dedicated to promoting mutual partnerships through various means of interaction with our campus and larger community.

Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin Endowment

The Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin Endowment, stewarded by the Medical College of Wisconsin, has a mission to work with partners to serve as a catalyst for positive change in the health of Wisconsin communities.

Medical College of Wisconsin
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PO Box 26509
Milwaukee, WI 53226-0509
(414) 955-8075

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