Building Healthier Communities

MCW's committed to serving communities where we liveThe Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) is committed to keeping people healthy in southeastern Wisconsin as well as in communities across the state and throughout the world. Our teams work in collaboration with many organizations to engage community members and address the most pressing issues affecting health in Wisconsin and beyond.

Office of the Senior Associate Dean for Community Engagement

The Office of the Senior Associate Dean for Community Engagement is dedicated to improving the health of communities in and beyond Wisconsin by advancing the art and science of community engagement. The office strives to make MCW a national leader in improving public health. 

Strength Through Community-based Partnerships

A healthier community begins with strong networks of health advocates, community clinics and partnering healthcare and educational institutions. By developing collaborative research and patient care coalitions, MCW assists communities advancing health and equity.

Office of Community Engagement

Leadership and excellence through Community Engagement and partnerships.

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Apply for Grants

Learn how to apply for grants to advance community health.

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Work with Us

Share your ideas for opportunities that could advance community health. 

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APAMSA: Advocating for Better Health

MCW medical students help address health disparities in Wisconsin's Hmong population.

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Thinking "Outside the Clinic"

Community-academic partnership brings eye screening from the clinic to a south-side Milwaukee community center.

About MCW

MCW is a distinguished leader, providing cutting-edge, collaborative patient care of the highest quality in hospitals and clinics across Wisconsin. Our researchers discover and translate new knowledge in biomedical and health sciences to transform healthcare. We educate the next generation of doctors, scientists and pharmacists through innovative programs on three campuses across Wisconsin.

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