Apr. 17 - Matthew Bohr and Melanie Mercer, first-year MCW medical students, have been selected to receive national Medical Student Training in Aging Research (MSTAR) grants from the American Federation for Aging Research to perform summer research in geriatrics.
Apr. 16 - MCW-Green Bay hosted a “Second Look Day” in late March for 14 accepted students and their guests. Second Look Day provides those applicants who have received offers of admission with an in-depth view of the campus and the community. Waukesha Now
Apr. 16 - An MCW medical education team led by Dr. Martin Muntz (Medicine – General Internal) won a national award from the American Board of Internal Medicine Foundation for its program aimed at teaching high-value care and stewardship to medical students, trainees and faculty. Wauwatosa Now
Apr. 16 - MCW can begin recruiting medical students for its MCW-Central Wisconsin campus, opening in 2017. MCW received accreditation determinations from both the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) and the Liaison Committee for Medical Education (LCME) that are needed before student recruitment can begin.
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Apr. 14 - MCW’s Latino Student Medical Association was named the United Community Center’s (UCC) University Volunteer Group of the Year. Members of the Latino Student Medical Association provided assistance at UCC special events and fundraising events. Urban Milwaukee
Apr. 13 - University of Wisconsin-Green Bay faculty members and students express enthusiasm about the opening of MCW-Green Bay. Ten UW-Green Bay faculty members will hold faculty appointments at MCW-Green Bay. UW-Green Bay
Apr. 10 - A medical education team at the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) won a national award from the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) Foundation for its program aimed at teaching high-value care and stewardship to medical students, trainees and faculty.
Apr. 9 - Potential first-year medical students at the Medical College of Wisconsin’s new campus in Green Bay (MCW-Green Bay) participated in a traditional medical school event known as “Second Look Day” in late March.
Apr. 8 - The Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) has received a five-year, $760,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health’s National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute to fund MCW’s Diversity Summer Health Research Program (DSHREP). The program aims to increase the number of underrepresented individuals pursuing careers in biomedical and health-related fields by offering students opportunities in stimulating, hands-on laboratory experiences supervised by MCW researchers.
Apr. 7 - The Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) may begin recruiting students for its new medical school campus in Central Wisconsin after receiving accreditation determinations from two key accrediting bodies. Those decisions mean MCW-Central Wisconsin is clear to begin recruiting students for its first class of 25 students. The campus is scheduled to open in July 2016.
Apr. 3- The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay has created a video highlighting the benefits of its collaboration with the Medical College of Wisconsin-Green Bay. The video is part of an article that elaborates on how both faculty and staff benefit from the collaboration.
Mar. 30 - Wauwatosa Now reports on Match Day results for MCW fourth-year medical students. Primary care fields attracted 39 percent of the soon-to-be MCW graduates. Twenty-seven percent of the MCW students will remain in Wisconsin for residency training. Biz Times
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
Mar. 20 - Today, graduating medical students at the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW), and their peers nationwide, learned where they will be serving their post-graduate residency training.
Mar. 18 - The MCW Board of Trustees is likely to consider a proposal for a new pharmacy school at its May meeting. Milwaukee Business Journal
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
Mar. 10 - A medical education team from MCW and teams from five other medical schools won this year’s Costs of Care and ABIM Foundation “Teaching Value and Choosing Wisely Challenge.” The MCW project assigned third-year medical students on their internal medicine clerkship to roles as "High Value Care Officers." Students were prepared using a series of short podcasts and an iPad-based Choosing Wisely checklist before being asked to initiate conversations with colleagues on opportunities for improvement. Boston.com
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
Mar. 4 - In an article in Wisconsin Gazette, Dr. Andrew Petroll (Medicine – Infectious Disease; Psychiatry & Behavioral Medicine – Center for AIDS Intervention Research) discusses the need to create greater awareness among physicians about pre-exposure prophylaxis, an anti-retroviral medication that protects patients against acquiring HIV infection. Wisconsin Gazette
Mar. 4 - Jared Bozeman (M-3) authored a medical student perspective in the American College of Physicians’ newsletter on what it meant to him to be identified as a bone marrow donor match. American College of Physicians
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
Feb. 24 - The Medical Society of Milwaukee County presented its Community Impact Award to Dr. Earnestine Willis (Pediatrics – Community; Center for the Advancement of Underserved Children). Megan Beck (M-3) received the Student Leadership Award. Biz Times
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.
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.
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
Feb. 9 - The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) approved an extension of MCW’s accreditation to include the new MCW-Central Wisconsin medical education program. In addition to the HLC, accreditation approval also is needed from the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME). Biz Times, My Fox Wausau and WQOW
Feb. 3 - We are extremely pleased to share with you that we have received notification from the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) that it has approved the Medical College of Wisconsin-Central Wisconsin location, which means that we are one step closer to being able to recruit students for matriculation there in July 2016.
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
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.
Nov. 19 - Lake County Now reports that 10 MCW medical students assist in instructing a human body systems course and biology classes at the new Kettle Moraine High School of Health Sciences. Lake Country Now
Nov. 18 - Fox-TV/Channel 6 reports that MCW medical students in the Urban and Community Health Pathway provided CPR training to 23 students from the Bay View Community Center’s READY (Responding to Emergencies and Disasters with Youth) program. Fox 6 Now
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
Nov. 18 - Akanksha Saxena, an MCW M-2 student, received from the American Society of Hematology’s HONOR (Hematology Opportunities for the Next Generation of Research Scientists) Award. Wauwatosa Now
Nov. 13 - Please join us Saturday, Nov. 22, from 1-5 p.m. for the Medical College of Wisconsin Open House. All PhD programs, MSTP and MD programs will be featured.
Nov. 6 - Lara Renee India Rosewicz, a fourth-year medical student at the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW), has been named the recipient of the 2014 Walter Zeit Fellowship Leadership Award.
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
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
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
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
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
Oct. 20 - Dr. Jose Franco has been named MCW’s Associate Dean for Educational Improvement. Wauwatosa Now
Oct. 14 - Jose Franco, MD, has been appointed Associate Dean for Educational Improvement at the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW).
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
Oct. 13 - Following a recent meeting between Dr. Lisa Grill Dodson and the Wausau Daily Herald editorial board, the newspaper published an editorial identifying the benefits that Wausau will derive from the new medical school campus. Wausau Daily Herald
Oct. 13 - Drs. Joseph Kerschner, Lisa Grill Dodson, and Matt Hunsaker co-authored an opinion editorial in the Wausau Daily Herald and the Marshfield News Herald on MCW’s initiative to address Wisconsin’s physician shortage through the creation of new medical school campuses in Green Bay and Central Wisconsin. Wausau Daily Herald and Marshfield News Herald
Oct. 7 - Meeting with the editorial board of the Wausau Daily Herald, Dr. Lisa Dodson (Campus Dean for MCW-Central Wisconsin) said the new regional campus will be community-oriented, and will partner with organizations throughout central Wisconsin. Wausau Daily Herald and Wausau Daily Herald video
Oct. 2 - Akanksha Saxena, a second-year MCW medical student, received the HONORs award from the American Society of Hematology.
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
Aug. 11 - MCW is exploring ways to partner and collaborate in education, research and training with leaders and students at the University of Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). GMToday, Gulf News and The Gulf Today
Aug. 11 - Dr. John R. Raymond, Sr. and Dr. Robert N. Golden, Dean of the UW School of Medicine & Public Health, co-authored an opinion editorial in the Wisconsin State Journal explaining why Wisconsin doesn’t need a third medical school. Wisconsin State Journal
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
Aug 08 - Jay Varkey, MD, a 2002 alumnus of MCW and an infectious disease specialist at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, is treating the two American Ebola patients. NBC News Atlanta
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.
The Medical College of Wisconsin’s 101st annual commencement exercises were held May 16 at the Milwaukee Theater. During the ceremony, the Medical College and its Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences awarded 188 MD, 47 PhD, 25 MS, six MA, and 13 Master of Public Health degrees.
july 22 - The Center for World University Rankings named three Wisconsin institutions – UW-Madison, MCW, and UWM – among the world’s top 2,000 universities. UW-Madison ranked 25th, MCW ranked 293rd, and UWM ranked 537th. Channel 3000
July 17 - The Wisconsin Medical Society Foundation brought together a coalition of medical, nursing and pharmacy students July 16 to lead healthy living activities at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee site on West North Avenue in Milwaukee. One hundred twenty-five youth aged 7-13 participated in the “Prescription for a Healthy You” program.
July 16 - David Harder, PhD received a five-year, $860,000 grant from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute to fund 24 fellowships annually for medical students participating in MCW’s Medical Student Summer Research Program. The program has received continuous NIH funding for the past 35 years and has served as the model for acquiring training and education grants from the National Institute on Aging and the National Institute for Digestive, Diabetes and Kidney Diseases to fund 15 additional positions. Wauwatosa Now
July 14 - The Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) has received a five-year, $860,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health’s National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute to fund 24 fellowships annually for medical students participating in its Medical Student Summer Research Program. The program offers first year medical students the opportunity to spend the summer in a research environment working on biomedical, clinical or translational research, mentored by MCW investigators.
The following headlines link to recent articles in the media about MCW-Green Bay and MCW-Central Wisconsin.
Plans are steadily progressing for development of teaching facilities at Aspirus Wausau Hospital and Northcentral Technical College in Central Wisconsin.
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.
Lisa Grill Dodson, MD, has been named Campus Dean of the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW)-Central Wisconsin. Dr. Dodson will provide leadership and management of MCW’s new campus in Central Wisconsin, which expects to welcome its first students in July 2016.
June 24 - Milwaukee was selected as the site for the 60th annual meeting of the International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis because of the quality of research work conducted by MCW and the BloodCenter of Wisconsin. Milwaukee Biz Times
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
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
May 19 - Mary-Claire King, Ph.D., the University of Washington scientist who first proved breast cancer is inherited, was the speaker at MCW’s 101st commencement May 16 at the Milwaukee Theater. 188 medical students and nearly 100 graduate students received degrees at the joyous celebration. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
May 15 - The Medical College of Wisconsin’s 101st annual commencement exercises will be held Friday, May 16, at 4 p.m. in the Milwaukee Theatre, 500 W. Kilbourn Ave.
May 13 - MCW’s Medical School and Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences will confer advance degrees upon 279 students at Commencement ceremonies on Friday, May 16, at the Milwaukee Theatre. WauwatosaNOW
May 08 - Roseanne Raphael, a second-year medical student, was awarded the Runner-Up prize for best oral presentation in internal medicine at the 55th annual National Student Research Forum held in Galveston, TX, in April.
May 06 - The Medical College of Wisconsin’s 101st annual commencement exercises will be held May 16 at 4:00 p.m. at the Milwaukee Theatre.
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