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.