Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

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Student Life

Student Health Services
The Medical College of Wisconsin wishes to insure that all students have access to excellent high-quality health care. If your Primary Care Physician (PCP) is located at Student Health Service, you may utilize its services. The Student Health Service is located at Froedtert Hospital’s Department of Internal Medicine. Guidelines of the graduate student insurance plan must be followed to ensure the highest level of payment coverage for medical services. A clinic card is required for students and dependents which may be applied for through the Student Health Service. The Clinic card is absolutely necessary in order to obtain services.

Immunizations and necessary testing is provided and immunization records maintained in the Occupational Health Administrative Area at the Froedtert East Clinic building. These services are available only to full-time degree-seeking students.

Student Mental Health Services
The Medical College of Wisconsin recognizes that students work hard, long and responsibly. Because of the life challenges associated with professional training, the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine has devised a program to serve the needs of the students and their loved ones.
The College provides access to confidential mental health services 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Students receive five (8) free sessions of Medical College mental health services each academic year through the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine. Most major medical insurance policies should cover some of the cost after these initial eight sessions. The student Mental Health Services office is located off site for confidentiality purposes. These services are available only to full-time degree-seeking students.

Health Insurance
Health insurance coverage is required for all full-time graduate students. The Medical College offers an insurance policy currently through Humana. The annual premium for single coverage is paid by the College for all full-time students in the PhD programs. Some students are covered under health insurance policies of their parents, spouses or full-time employer and are eligible to be waived from enrollment. Students have also elected to require single coverage for dental and vision for all full-time students enrolled in the health insurance plan. Full-time degree-seeking MS, MA or MPH graduate students may purchase the student health insurance plan. Each student is responsible for payment of this coverage at registration or through stipend deduction.

 

Contact Information

Graduate School of
Biomedical Sciences
8701 Watertown Plank Rd.
Milwaukee, WI 53226

Phone: 414-955-8218
Fax: 414-955-6555
gradschool@mcw.edu

To receive information about any of our programs, request more information:

Medical College of Wisconsin Graduate School information

Application Deadlines:
Priority deadline for PhD applications: January 15

MS, MA & MPH option to enroll in fall spring or summer terms. Application deadlines: April 1, July 1 and November 1


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MCW Graduate School News

Congratulations to the Class of 2012

The 99th annual commencement took place on May 18 at the Milwaukee Theatre, at which the Medical College of Wisconsin and its Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences awarded 202 MD, 38 PhD, 27 MS, 4 MA, and 18 Master of Public Health degrees, as well as bestowed numerous honors.

Scientists aided by careers tool

A new, interactive career planning tool has been developed by a Medical College of Wisconsin faculty member and alumnus, along with other U.S. collaborators.

Author speaks on paralysis

A guest of the Medical Humanities Program, alumnus Dr. Jon Mukand returned to the College to read from his latest book, which features his rehabilitation research and individual victories over paralysis.

Senior Dinner highlights

The Senior Awards Dinner for the Medical School Class of 2011 was held May 19, 2011, at the Italian Community Center in Milwaukee. The night was an opportunity to celebrate four years of accomplishment with friends and family.

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