Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences Handbook

Medical College of Wisconsin

Mission Statement

To be a national leader in the education and development of the next generation of physicians and scientists; to discover and translate new knowledge in the biomedical sciences; to provide cutting-edge, interdisciplinary and compassionate clinical care of the highest quality; to improve the health of the communities we serve.

Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

Mission Statement

The Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at the Medical College of Wisconsin has as its primary mission the provision of graduate study and research training opportunities for degree-seeking students wishing to study in an interdisciplinary environment and desiring to achieve intellectually stimulating careers in the biomedical sciences.

Statements of Purpose

  1. Approve and supervise quality graduate educational programs consistent with freedom of inquiry and student welfare.
  2. Recruit and retain excellent graduate students, including minority students, from a large pool of candidates.
  3. Financially support graduate students competitively with other institutions.
  4. Provide access of students to highly-skilled faculty in adequately-staffed graduate programs.
  5. Make supportive academic counseling and research mentoring available to students.
  6. Furnish course and laboratory work in the biomedical sciences that yield a productive graduate educational experience.
  7. Ensure engagement of students in a high quality research program under the supervision of a mentor and committee of graduate faculty.
  8. Assess student performance according to defined criteria and standards.
  9. Facilitate offers of rewarding postdoctoral and employment positions to graduates.
  10. In all activities, ensure freedom of inquiry and equity of resource access for all graduate students and members of the graduate faculty.

If you have questions or concerns about any of the information contained within the Student and Faculty handbook, or would like to obtain a hard copy of the handbook, you may contact the Graduate School.

MCW Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences Handbook

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