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

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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

Dr. Neil Hogg appointed Interim Assistant Dean of Postdoctoral Education

Jan. 06 - Neil Hogg, PhD, Professor of Biophysics and Assistant Dean of Students in the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, has been appointed Interim Assistant Dean of Postdoctoral Education by Ravi P. Misra, PhD, Dean of the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences.

Dr. Philip Clifford and team win AAMC innovation award for career planning tool for scientists

Aug 30 - Philip Clifford PhD, Associate Dean of the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, and colleagues from the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology, the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and the University of California San Francisco, won the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) Award for Innovative Institutional Partnerships in Research and Research-focused Training for an interactive career planning tool they developed.

05.04 - Dr. Ravi Misra named Dean of Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

The Medical College of Wisconsin has named Ravi P. Misra, PhD, Professor of Biochemistry at the Medical College, as Dean of the College’s Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences. Dr. Misra’s appointment was announced by T. Michael Bolger, JD, President and CEO. Dr. Misra assumed his new position on May 1.

07.14 -NIH grant supports Milwaukee-wide research partnership

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) announced today it has awarded a $20 million grant to The Medical College of Wisconsin, representing a consortium of eight Milwaukee institutions to create a Milwaukee-wide research partnership that shares a common vision, resources and staff to advance biomedical research, patient care and education.

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