Medical College of Wisconsin
Every great life-changing discovery begins the same way—with new knowledge. It can change everything, from a single life to the future of entire communities. That’s why academic medicine, and the continuous pursuit of knowledge, is at the center of everything we do. The Medical College of Wisconsin brings a synergy between the best medical education, research and patient care. Tomorrow’s discoveries happen right here alongside the very people who bring those lessons to our students. Every bit of knowledge, and every advancement, provides our students with an unprecedented, collaborative learning environment, and helps improve the vitality and care of our communities.
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Advice to graduating class: "Accompany people you cannot fix"
May 15, 2019
BJ Miller, Jr., MD, is on a mission to change the way the medical community views disability, death and dying. Dr. Miller will be awarded an honorary Doctorate of Medical Science at MCW’s 2019 commencement ceremony.
May 7, 2019
Meet Dr. Leonard Egede, a health disparities researcher and physician.
Cases of collaboration
April 30, 2019
Since 1988, a group of Milwaukee-area endocrinologists have gathered weekly to discuss solutions for some of their most challenging cases.
The future of drug treatment
April 16, 2019
Pharmacogenomics research at the Medical College of Wisconsin could drastically improve the way health care is delivered.
Making innovation a virtual reality
April 13, 2019
A new virtual reality study aims to reduce patients’ anxiety about radiation therapy.
Reaching out to the LGBT community
April 9, 2019
Malika Siker, MD, and Alan G. Nyitray, PhD, are working diligently to address cancer disparities in Milwaukee’s LGBT communities.
March 18, 2019
Meet Dr. David Nelson, a community-based researcher laying the foundation for a healthier world through relationships.
Match Day Moments: Gina Groshek
March 14, 2019
MCW student shares her journey that will lead to her Match Day moment and how her envelope will shape her future.
Understanding cancer disparities in Milwaukee
February 18, 2019
Lauren Matthews is helping to lead a project that digs deeper into the underlying causes of these disparities and subsequently addresses these issues in the African American community.
February 12, 2019
Clinical trials help scientists and health-care professionals uncover new ways to prevent, detect or treat diseases that are safe and effective. Meet education/quality assurance manager, Becca Selle, who is inspired to help researchers navigate the future of medicine.
Transformative cancer treatment now available at Froedtert and MCW Clinical Cancer Center
February 6, 2019
Elekta Unity MR-linac delivers clearer and more accurate imaging for hard-to-treat cancers. The Froedtert & MCW Clinical Cancer Center at Froedtert Hospital is one of just two centers in the U.S., along with MD Anderson in Houston, to offer Unity MR-linac to cancer patients.
February 4, 2019
MCW student’s passion project makes dreams reality for critically ill children.
From geometry to genetics
January 21, 2019
High school student conducts biomedical research through MCW summer programs.
Small town has outsized contribution to MCW community
January 14, 2019
Despite Pittsville’s small size, it is the hometown to three members of the MCW community who bring a distinct perspective to healthcare.
Learning to better care for veterans
November 9, 2018
Dr. Gregory Burek is working to help improve communication between medical professionals and military service members.
Born to Discover
October 24, 2018
Nabeel Quryshi, one of the nation’s top young investigative minds, will present this year at the Nobel Prize Award Ceremony in Stockholm, Sweden.
October 17, 2018
MCW clinical psychology intern has overcome many obstacles to reach her goals.
October 3, 2018
MCW student Christian Hernandez conducted research in Panama this summer to examine treatment protocols for leishmaniasis, a neglected tropical disease that impacts rural and disadvantaged populations there.
Healing in the Pacific
August 17, 2018
MCW alumnus fulfills 30-year promise to himself.
Alumna bringing health care to rural Haiti
July 21, 2018
From the outset, MCW alumna and adjunct faculty member Dr. Catherine Wolf has taken an approach to patient care that veers off the beaten path. In 2006, she founded a health care nonprofit in an isolated mountain community in rural Haiti where she has worked ever since.