National and Global Collaborations

Medical College faculty and staff have collaborations on six continents and nearly all states in the nation. These maps are a conservative summary of the continuously expanding collaborations nationally and globally in all missions of the Medical College of Wisconsin.

Collaborations strengthen health care

Through collaboration, the Medical College and other partners leverage their complementary expertise and resources to create advances for health care not possible individually. The Medical College’s missions of research, education, patient care, and community engagement benefit from many partnerships.

Research. Medical College faculty are the principal investigators of research collaborations at more than 100 research institutions and medical schools in the U.S, including Stanford, Columbia, Yale, Duke and Johns Hopkins.

Education. In addition to Froedtert Hospital, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin and the VA Medical Center, more than 150 clinics and hospitals throughout metro Milwaukee, Waukesha and Wisconsin are partners in providing teaching and training sites for medical students and physicians in residency training. The Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences partners with Marquette University, UW-Milwaukee and Milwaukee School of Engineering to offer joint degrees. With these partners and other organizations, the Graduate School also offers educational and research experiences for graduate and undergraduate students.

Patient Care. Medical College physicians and other practitioners see patients at more than 50 clinics and hospitals throughout metro Milwaukee and Wisconsin. In addition to Froedtert Hospital, Children’s Hospital, and the VA Medical Center, locations include Froedtert Health Community Memorial Hospital in Menomonee Falls, Froedtert Health St. Joseph’s Hospital in West Bend, Ministry St. Joseph’s Hospital in Marshfield, ThedaCare in Appleton / Neenah, Agnesian Health Care in Fond du Lac, and Wheaton Franciscan Health Care in Racine.

Community Engagement. The Medical College collaborates with more than 200 diverse community groups to advance public and community health in the metro Milwaukee area and throughout Wisconsin. The Medical College’s Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin endowment is a major catalyst for creating and supporting sustainable partnerships that benefit the health of Wisconsin residents.


Click on the links below for information on specific collaborations in the Medical College’s missions of education, research, patient care and community engagement.

This information is a conservative summary of the Medical College’s continuously expanding collaborations. 

United States map with color codes
1-10 collaborations    
11-20 collaborations  
21-100 collaborations 
More than 600 collaborations


 World map

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