Student Research Opportunities

Diversity Programs

The Office of Student Affairs/Diversity at MCW-Milwaukee offers signature research programs for qualified students, including the Research Opportunity for Academic Development in Science (ROADS), Diversity Summer Health-Related Research Education Program (DSHREP), as well as the clinically focused Apprenticeship in Medicine (AIM).

Medical Scientist Training Program

Our MD/PhD Program was established in 1983 and our mission is to support medical and research training culminating in the receipt of both an MD and a PhD degree while assisting to reduce the cost associated with your training experience.

Medical Student Summer Research Program

A research opportunity for first-year medical students enrolled at the Medical College of Wisconsin.

Program for Undergraduate Research Experience (PURE)

The Program for Undergraduate Research (PURE) offered through the MCW Graduate School is a non-paid, internship-based program for undergraduate students who are currently enrolled in a degree-seeking program at an accredited college/university.

Summer Program for Undergraduate Research (SPUR)

Participation in SPUR is intended for students who are currently enrolled at an accredited college or university who intend to pursue scientific-based graduate studies.

Clinical Observer/Job Shadows at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin

CHW job shadows allow students to observe the responsibilities of a physician, credentialed AHP, or other employee. Shadows are clinical in nature, but may include aspects of research.