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  Clinical Practice Opportunities

View our current clinical practice opportunities within MCW.

MCW has more than 1,500 physicians and more than approximately 500 nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and other health care practitioners who provide patient care. MCW's group practice is composed of: Medical College Physicians (MCP), providing care in every specialty of medicine; and Children's Specialty Group (CSG), a joint venture of the Medical College of Wisconsin and Children's Hospital and Health System, providing care to children. Our clinical faculty provides patient care at Froedtert Hospital, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, the Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center and many other hospitals and clinics in the Milwaukee Area.

The physicians of MCW provide cost-effective, outstanding care, and also teach, conduct research and work with faculty scientists to develop new ways of preventing and treating diseases. Indeed, patients of Medical College physicians have access to some of the finest, most advanced care available.

A total of 464 Medical College of Wisconsin faculty physicians are listed in the 2015-2016 Best Doctors in America®, more than any other group practice or institution in Wisconsin.

  Research Opportunities

View our current research opportunities within MCW.

MCW is a major national research center, in fact, the 2nd largest institution in Wisconsin. Total grant awards of $158.2 million for research, teaching, training and related purposes were received in FY 2015-16 (fiscal year). This includes $85.6 million funded from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) during the federal government's FY2015.  MCW is ranked 45th among the nation's 139 medical schools receiving NIH research funding.

The MCW Office of Research is an outstanding resource for our research faculty providing many tools and resources in the development of grants. It is their goal to support administrative needs of investigators and research staff to facilitate scientific discovery, promote translational approaches to research, and foster scientific collaboration across the Medical College of Wisconsin campuses. 

Resources provided at MCW:

  • Resources for linking investigators with funding opportunities.
  • Assistance in preparing and submitting grant applications.
  • Comprehensive research education and training opportunities.
  • Oversight to ensure regulatory compliance and safety.

Most of the resources are integrated and accessible through a common electronic portal, eBridgeMCW. Multi-tiered personalized support is available from our research support specialists. The Office of Research works to strengthen the preeminent academic investigative tradition at the MCW.


MCW prides itself in offering an exceptionally competitive compensation and benefit package. We are dedicated to not only attracting top talent, but retaining our extremely talented faculty. We welcome you to contact MCW today to learn more about our opportunities, environment and benefit offerings.

View the benefits available to our faculty.


  MCW Path System

Four parallel paths exist for the faculty of MCW:

  • Traditional Path
  • Clinician-Educator/Educator Path
  • Clinician-Administrator/Administrator Path
  • Research Path

Promotion/Appointment to one of these paths is determined on the basis of the faculty member's activities and effectiveness in relation to the criteria.

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MCW prides itself on being an inclusive community where all individuals are valued and respected.

To create a more vibrant and equitable community, MCW endeavors to achieve inclusiveness through the composition and actions of our board of trustees, leadership, faculty, staff, residents and student body. MCW's commitment to understanding differences and fostering respect and inclusiveness affects all aspects of MCW, including what and how we teach and learn, and how we behave. 

Learn more regarding MCW's commitment to diversity

  MRMC Campus

In addition to the exceptional benefits offered by MCW one of our greatest assets is our beautiful campus and its various amenities. MCW is one of six organizations located on the Milwaukee Regional Medical Center (MRMC) campus which sits on over 300 acres. With vast green spaces, room to grow and expand and advanced facilities, MRMC is the largest academic medical campus in Wisconsin. Located in the City of Wauwatosa, Wisconsin the area boosts excellent schools, fine dining, safe and diverse neighborhoods and a full spectrum of urban, recreational, and outdoor activities.

MCW's outstanding campus partners include Froedtert Hospital, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, Blood Research Institute of BloodCenter Wisconsin, Curative Care Network and the Milwaukee County Behavioral Health Division. Approximately 16,060 people work on campus. Each year, MCW providers, physician assistants, nurse practitioners and psychologists care for approximately 525,000 patients, representing more than 2.3 million patient visits.

The MCW Libraries serve as the primary provider of information services for MCW faculty, residents, students, staff of MCW and hospital employees of Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin and Froedtert Hospital. MCW Libraries comprise three facilities the main research library located in the Health Research Center; and two clinical libraries, one in Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin and one in Froedtert Hospital. The libraries maintain a virtual library of more than 11,000 electronic journals, 79 databases and more than 7,000 electronic books.

  Living in Milwaukee

Milwaukee is located in southeastern Wisconsin, about 90 minutes from Chicago, IL and Madison, WI.

Milwaukee is on the shores of Lake Michigan, the fifth largest lake in the world where Summerfest, the world’s largest music festival and many ethnic festivals take place throughout the summer. There is something for everyone in Milwaukee; you can experience old world charm, diverse cultures, historic neighborhoods and it's a great place to raise a family.

You can always find new and exciting things to do, like cheering on one of the many professional sports teams which include the Bucks (NBA), Brewers (MLB\NL), Packers (NFL), Wave (MISL), Admirals (AHL) or Milwaukee Iron (AFL).

Visit one of our many culture centers to include the Pabst Mansion, the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts and the Milwaukee Art Museum which includes the first Santiago Calatrava-designed building in the United States.

Contact Us

Medical College of Wisconsin
8701 Watertown Plank Rd.
Milwaukee, WI 53226

Office of Faculty Affairs

(414) 955-8666