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“Mock Medical School” Troubleshoots for High-Tech Difficulties

Mar. 25 - Dr. Matthew Hunsaker (MCW-Green Bay Campus Dean) told the Green Bay Press Gazette that 2,200 potential medical students have applied to MCW-Green Bay for the campus’s first class in July 2015. Dr. Hunsaker also said that a “mock medical school” was being conducted to test the technology at the school. Green Bay Press

MCW-Green Bay attracts 2200 applicants

Mar. 18 - The new MCW-Green Bay campus received more than 2200 applications for its inaugural class of 25 medical students. Green Bay Press Gazette

Interest is High in New Regional Campuses

Mar. 9 - In an interview with the Milwaukee Business Journal, Dr. Matthew Hunsaker (Campus Dean – MCW-Green Bay) said that the 2,200 applicants for the 25 slots in MCW-Green Bay’s inaugural class come from across a good representation of Wisconsin’s geography. Milwaukee Business Journals

UW-Green Bay/Bellin College: Health Careers Summer Camp to be Held in June

Mar. 4 - UW-Green Bay and Bellin College are teaming to sponsor “Life’s a Lab Reality Science Camp” for students in grades 10-12. The camp is targeted for students interested in careers in physical therapy, sports medicine, radiology, sports medicine, emergency medicine and research. The camp will held June 14-17 at UW-Green Bay. UW-Green Bay

Wisconsin Health News Event Features Drs. Hunsaker, Dodson

Mar. 3 - Dr. Lisa Grill Dodson (MCW-Central Wisconsin Dean) and Dr. Matthew Hunsaker (MCW-Green Bay Dean) will be the featured speakers at Wisconsin Health News Newsmaker presentation on March 3 at St. Norbert College. Green Bay Press Gazette

Wisconsin Public Service Foundation Supports Campus Technology Needs

Feb. 24 - Wisconsin Public Service Foundation is donating $75,000 to MCW-Green Bay for technology needs. MCW-Green Bay’s classrooms and administrative offices, located in the Gehl-Mulva Science Center at St. Norbert College, are equipped with state-of-the-art telecommunications software and peripherals for on-site and distance learning. Green Bay Press Gazette and Biz Times

Gift from Wisconsin Public Service Foundation to support technology at MCW-Green Bay

Feb. 18 - Wisconsin Public Service Foundation has committed $75,000 to the Medical College of Wisconsin’s Green Bay campus (MCW-Green Bay) to support technology needs at the new medical school site.

Drs. Dodson, Hunsaker to participate in March 3 panel discussion on the new campuses

Feb. 18 - Lisa Grill Dodson, MD, Campus Dean for the Medical College of Wisconsin-Central Wisconsin, and Matthew L. Hunsaker, MD, Campus Dean for the Medical College of Wisconsin-Green Bay, will participate in a Wisconsin Health News lunch and panel discussion on Tuesday, March 3, at the St. Norbert College Gehl-Mulva Science Center in DePere.

Dr. Hunsaker Provides Updates on the Green Bay Campus

Feb. 9 - New North’s newsletter includes an interview with Dr. Matthew Hunsaker (MCW-Green Bay Regional Campus Dean), who provides a detailed update on the development of MCW-Green Bay as the new campus prepares to welcome its first class of medical students this coming July. New North

January edition of Connections now available

Jan. 16 - The January issue of Connections, the Medical College of Wisconsin newsletter highlighting the regional campuses of MCW-Green Bay and MCW-Central Wisconsin, has been published online.

15 UW-Green Bay, St. Norbert Faculty Members to Teach MCW-Green Bay Students

Jan. 12 - Faculty orientation was conducted in December for 15 UW-Green Bay and St. Norbert College faculty members who have been selected to teach the inaugural class of medical students at MCW-Green Bay. MCW-Green Bay’s first class of medical students will begin in July 2015. Wauwatosa Now

MCW-Green Bay science faculty complete orientation in Milwaukee

Jan. 6 - Faculty members from St. Norbert College and the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay who have been selected to teach the inaugural class of medical students at MCW-Green Bay attended an orientation session in December at the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) in Milwaukee.

Teleconferencing Technology Available in Every Classroom

Nov. 18 - In an article on major investments by higher education institutions in video conferencing, Education Dive reports on the teleconferencing technology available in every classroom at MCW-Green Bay’s new facilities at St. Norbert College. Education Dive

Medical schools report increased enrollment

Nov. 5 - The Association of American Medical Colleges reports increased enrollment in U.S. medical schools. Wisconsin Public Radio interviewed Dr. Joseph Kerschner, dean of the medical school and executive vice president of MCW, about trends at MCW and in Wisconsin. Wisconsin Public Radio

MCW- Green Bay hosts media day

Nov. 4 - MCW-Green Bay opened its doors to media for a sneak peek of the classroom and administrative space for the new campus, which is housed in the Gehl-Mulva Science Center at St. Norbert College. Fourth Estate

MCW-Green Bay offers high tech education

Nov. 4 - USA Today College interviewed Matthew Hunsaker, MD, campus dean of MCW-Green Bay, about the development of the new campus and high-tech additions aimed at enhancing medical education. USA Today

MCW launches new academic brand, offers sneak peek of MCW-Green Bay

Oct. 27 - The Medical College of Wisconsin launched its new academic brand across the three medical schools, MCW-Milwaukee, MCW-Green Bay, and, pending accreditation, MCW-Central Wisconsin. Media outlets had the opportunity to tour the classroom and administrative space at MCW-Green Bay in a special “sneak peek,” which included an overview of the school’s technology. Green Bay Press Gazette, WTAQ, Fox 11, WHBY 1150, WBAY, Post Crescent, WNFL 1440, Biz Times, YouTube

New Medical School Campuses Address Need for Primary Care Physicians

Oct. 20 - The Green Bay Press Gazette published an opinion editorial by Drs. Joseph Kerschner, Lisa Grill Dodson, and Matt Hunsaker on MCW’s initiative to address Wisconsin’s physician shortage through the creation of new medical school campuses in Green Bay and Central Wisconsin. The new campuses will focus on preparing primary care physicians. Green Bay Press Gazette

MCW addresses physician shortage with new medical school campuses

Oct. 15 - The Green Bay Press Gazette published a guest column authored by Drs. Kerschner, Hunsaker and Dodson that addresses the need for physicians in Wisconsin, particularly in the areas of primary care, psychiatry and general surgery. Green Bay Press Gazette

MCW campuses flooded with applications from potential students

For the first time, the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) is accepting applications for two medical school campuses: MCW-Milwaukee and MCW-Green Bay.

Aurora BayCare Withdraws from Community-wide Consortium

Aug. 25 - Aurora BayCare Medical Center announced that it was withdrawing from the community-wide consortium creating MCW - Green Bay. WBay and Green Bay Gazette

MCW-Green Bay’s new administrative space is move-in ready

The administrative staff of the Medical College of Wisconsin’s (MCW) new Green Bay Campus is getting ready to move into freshly-painted offices, including founding campus dean Matthew Hunsaker, MD. The construction of MCW’s portion of the new Gehl-Mulva Science Center at St. Norbert College has been completed on schedule, and office furniture is now in place.

State Building Commission Awards Releases $5 Million for MCW’s Regional Campuses

Aug. 11 - MCW was awarded more than $5 million from the Wisconsin State Building Commission for MCW’s new regional medical campuses in Green Bay and Central Wisconsin. Wausau Daily Herald and Green Bay Press Gazette

MCW applauds State Building Commission for release of regional campus funding

Aug. 06 - The Medical College of Wisconsin received more than $5 million from the State Building Commission to develop two new medical school campuses in Green Bay and Central Wisconsin.

Medical education campuses in the news

The following headlines link to recent articles in the media about MCW-Green Bay and MCW-Central Wisconsin.

Campus partners in the news

The following headlines link to recent media articles and news from partners in Green Bay and Central Wisconsin engaged in MCW’s new medical education campuses.

Progress Update: June 2014

A snapshot of new information in the development of medical education campuses in Central Wisconsin and Green Bay

State grants to support psychiatry residency program at MCW-Green Bay, MCW-Central Wisconsin

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) has awarded two grants of more than $370,000 each to develop Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) psychiatry residency training programs in Central Wisconsin and Green Bay.

Philanthropic gifts near $6 million, investing in the future of health care in Wisconsin

Supporting the launch of the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) campuses in Green Bay and Central Wisconsin, donors throughout these regions have contributed close to $6 million to date.

MCW-Green Bay receives accreditation approvals; begins recruiting medical students

The Medical College of Wisconsin’s new campus in Green Bay (MCW-Green Bay) received approval from two key accrediting bodies and is now recruiting medical students for the new campus, which is expected to welcome its inaugural class in July 2015.

VA Clinic Introducing Services Gradually, Will Benefit from MCW-Green Bay

June 23 - A Green Bay Press Gazette article reports that the new Milo C. Huempfner VA Outpatient Clinic in Green Bay is introducing services gradually, as intended when the $60 million facility opened nearly a year ago. Green Bay Press Gazette

Dr. Raymond Provides Update on the Development of Green Bay, Central Wisconsin Campuses

June 17 - In an interview on WUWM-FM’s “Lake Effect,” Dr. John R. Raymond, Sr., reports on progress being made on the development of MCW’s new medical school campuses in Green Bay and Central Wisconsin. WUWM

MCW-Green Bay to begin student recruitment

May 21 - Fox 11 news in Green Bay reports MCW’s new regional campus in Green Bay has received the accreditation necessary to begin student recruitment. Fox 11

MCW Green Bay Hopes to Start Recruitment Soon

Apr 10 - MCW leaders awarded Governor Scott Walker the Hands of Humanity Award, and gave State Representative John Nygren the Friends of MCW Award. Green Bay Press Gazette

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