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Community Engagement

About the Office of Community Engagement

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

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Mission
Improve the health of communities of Wisconsin and beyond by advancing art and science of community engagement and make the Medical College of Wisconsin a national leader in improving the health of the public.
Vision
The Office of Senior Associate Dean for Community Engagement is dedicated to improve the health of communities of Wisconsin and beyond by advancing art and science of community engagement and make MCW a national leader in improving the health of the public.
Guiding Principles
  • Develop reciprocal and mutually beneficial partnership with communities of Wisconsin
  • Use bi-directional dialogue in having defined community programs and scope
  • Have strong community-academic partnerships with equitable power and responsibilities
  • Build capacity within the Medical College of Wisconsin and the community, and effectively disseminate
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Community Engagement Core

MCW's Office of the Senior Associate Dean for Community Engagement (CE) has developed the Community Engagement Core (CEC) which aims to fully integrate the institution's community engagement mission throughout the campus and the community. A variety of programs and resources come from the Office of the Senior Associate Dean for CE and the CEC, which will have an impact on how effectively we address health equity and social disparities across the state of Wisconsin.