Research training and education is provided for faculty and staff at the Medical College of Wisconsin, affiliated institutions and research partners involved in collaborative research projects. Educational opportunities are also available to members of review committees, community participants and other interested parties.
Educational and training opportunities include classroom training, conferences, seminars, online coursework, workshops, and the development and distribution of resource materials.
Please note that all links below, except for Training for the Researcher, will direct you to a web site outside of the Office of Research's Research Resources; use the back arrow to return to this page.
A summary of required and optional training and education courses for investigators and research staff. If you are a researcher at the Blood Center of Wisconsin, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, or Zablocki Veterans Affairs Medical Center, other courses may be required.
Descriptions of the NIH Training (T) Awards held by MCW faculty as of April 5, 2013. This document is in the format of an Excel spreadsheet (xlsx).
The Medical College of Wisconsin Libraries consist of the central Todd Wehr Library located in the Health Research Center and branch libraries at Froedtert Hospital and Children's Hospital of Wisconsin. The links here include guides and tutorials among library services.
The mission of the Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP) at MCW is to support clinical and research training leading to the combined MD-PhD degree. Our MSTP is partially supported by a T-32 training grant from the NIH. We welcome all applicants including those with an international background and students of diversity.
The Medical Student Summer Research Program is a research training opportunity for first-year medical students enrolled at the Medical College of Wisconsin. The program enables students to explore careers in cutting edge biomedical research and academic medicine, gain research tools applicable to clinical practice, add distinction to medical school CVs, and develop mentoring associations with faculty preceptors.
Internships are available in the fall and spring (part-time hours) and the month of January (full-time hours). Interns will be required to spend a minimum of 8 hours a week in the lab for the duration of their internship. This internship program is coordinated through the Recruitment Office.
Research Education leads a collaborative process with institutional officials, IRB and IACUC committees and staff, and research teams to promote best practices in research and ensure compliance through educational programs.
The Summer Program for Undergraduate Research (SPUR) provides the opportunity for students to learn first-hand the potential of the biomedical sciences as an interesting and fulfilling career. The SPUR program provides laboratory experience in science, in which the undergraduate works with graduate faculty, students, and staff on significant ongoing basic science research issues. This program is primarily intended for students interested in a PhD degree in biomedical sciences.