Welcome to Community Pediatrics

The Center for the Advancement of Underserved Children (formerly Center for Advancement of Urban Children) is a cooperative endeavor between Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin (CHW) and the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW). Its faculty and staff conduct community-oriented research and develops culturally-tailored initiatives to understand the current status of children’s health in Milwaukee, Southeastern Wisconsin and the Nation. In addition, they provide education to medical students and residents and health care to underserved children at the Midtown Clinic (MTC). Read more about the Center for the Advancement of Underserved Children

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Pediatrics/Child Health News

Diagnosis by DNA

MCW's pediatric genetics team seeks answers in the human genome and trains the next generation of DNA detectives.

Identifying and aiding victims of human trafficking

Nov. 29 - Human trafficking comes with many misconceptions, including that it's not a problem in Wisconsin and that when it does happen, the victims aren't local. Both of those aren't true. Dr. Angela Rabbitt has made it her life's work to improve the identification and care of human trafficking victims – in Milwaukee and across the country.

Ground and Air

In addition to collaborating with the Milwaukee County Office of Emergency Management on research, the faculty in the department of emergency medicine’s section of EMS and disaster medicine serve as medical directors to the Milwaukee County EMS system, which encompasses first responders in 19 municipalities and 13 fire departments.

Contact Us

Center for the Advancement of Underserved Children
Department of Pediatrics
Medical College of Wisconsin
8701 Watertown Plank Rd.
Milwaukee, WI 53226

Teri Wermager, Administrative Assistant III
(414) 955-4177
(414) 955-6385 (fax)

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