Message from Dr. Christina Runge
Welcome to the MCW Office of Faculty Affairs webpage. It is an honor to serve as the Associate Provost for Faculty Affairs, and I believe MCW is the best place to be a faculty member. Within our collaborative, collegial environment, the Office of Faculty Affairs strives to even further improve the faculty experience through enhancing well-being, facilitating career advancement, and developing future leaders. Please explore our website and learn more about why MCW is an incredible place for academic health faculty to grow their careers.
- Christina L Runge, PhD, Associate Provost for Faculty Affairs
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Clinical Practice Opportunities
MCW has more than 1,650 physicians and more than approximately 800 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 439 Medical College of Wisconsin faculty physicians are listed in the 2017-2018 Best Doctors in America®, more than any other group practice or institution in Wisconsin.
View our current research opportunities within MCW.
MCW is a major national research center, in fact, the largest private research institution in Wisconsin. Total grant awards of $234 million for research, teaching, training and related purposes were received in FY 2017 (fiscal year). This includes $89.9 million funded from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) during the federal government's FY2017. MCW ranks in the top third of all U.S. medical schools in NIH research support.
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.
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.
Council for Women's Advocacy
The Medical College of Wisconsin Faculty Council is the representative governing body of the faculty of MCW. Membership is composed of a representative from each department and institute, the chairmen of each of the Council’s standing committees, the Dean, a representative from the Women’s Faculty Council, and one from the Society of Teaching Scholars.
The Faculty Council is charged with improving communication between MCW's faculty and administration, advising administration of issues and concerns among the faculty and conversely, communicating administrative directives to the faculty.
The committees of the MCW Faculty Council include:
- Faculty Benefits
- Faculty Career Development
- Faculty Information Technology
- Nominating Committee
- Professionalism Enrichment
- Research Affairs
- School of Medicine Rank
- School of Pharmacy Rank
- University Rank and Tenure
Society of Teaching Scholars
Contact Office of Faculty Affairs
(414) 955-0108 (fax)
Medical College of Wisconsin
8701 Watertown Plank Rd.
Milwaukee, WI 53226