Progress update: August 2013
A snapshot of recent accomplishments in the development of the Community Medical Education Program in Central Wisconsin and Green Bay.
Curricular and interprofessional development
- MCW’s Curriculum and Evaluation Committee and its Faculty Council approved the vision for the Community Medical Education Program curriculum.
- Master faculty services agreement developed in collaboration with MCW General Counsel to serve as a contract between MCW and faculty from partner academic institutions.
Student development, recruitment and admissions
- Pipeline programs discussed with representatives from North Central and Northeastern Wisconsin Area Health Education Centers.
- Overview of MCW admissions policies and trends presented to Community Advisory Boards in both Central Wisconsin and Green Bay.
Graduate medical education
- The recently approved state budget includes $500,000 for development of a new family medicine residency program in Northeast Wisconsin, where none currently exists. MCW also expects to be eligible for federal grant assistance to offset future program costs.
- The state of Wisconsin additionally invested $1.76 million toward 12 new family medicine residency positions within MCW’s existing Family Medicine Residency Training Program.
- List of potential training sites in Northeast Wisconsin and Central Wisconsin created.