The Medical College of Wisconsin encourages employees to establish and maintain healthy lifestyle choices through education, targeted interventions, and the establishment of a healthy workplace environment. Recognized as one of "America's Healthiest Companies" by the Wellness Council of America (WELCOA), the Medical College of Wisconsin Wellness Program is a recipient of the Gold Level Well Workplace award by WELCOA.
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On Campus Fitness Facility
The Tonkens Center is located in the lower level of the Medical Education Building and is open 24 hours a day. Locker rooms with showers, are located directly across from the fitness center. There is no monthly fee for using the fitness center and your MCW badge will gain you access to the fitness center and locker rooms.
Below are some helpful training and exercising tips.
Below you will find links to various health societies and other wellness topics.