The History of MCW
A passion for new knowledge and a dedication to a healthier world inspired the founding of the Medical College of Wisconsin. Through research, discoveries, and treatments, countless lives across Wisconsin and around the world are being changed for the better every day.
Since 1893, our pioneering spirit, collaboration, and impactful partnerships helped shape our community and the people we serve.
See Our History
Scroll through our timeline to learn more about our history, and the amazing transformations and innovations we've achieved.
MCW Magazine 125th Anniversary Issue
125 years of knowledge changing lifeDownload the PDF
Our Voices, Our Legacies
Oral history video seriesView Videos
Contact the Chief Historian's Office
Medical College of Wisconsin
8701 Watertown Plank Rd.
Milwaukee, WI 53226
Chief Historian and Senior Associate Vice President of Communications
(414) 313-3158 (mobile)