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Residency Program

Why MCW

The Medical College of Wisconsin brings together the most inquisitive minds in science, medicine, education and community engagement to solve the toughest challenges in health and society today. Academic medicine is at the core, where scientists, physicians and students work hand-in-hand with the community to ask the questions no one else is, and fuel the continuous cycle of knowledge that’s shaping the future of medicine. Milwaukee is an unexpectedly diverse, charming and affordable place to live. The urban and suburban geography of Milwaukee allows for a diverse clinical training experience and a personal cultural experience. 
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Why MCW?

Coveo User Context

“MCW will provide a well-rounded orthopedic surgery education and prepare residents to either obtain a competitive fellowship or jump right into practice and succeed in the community.”

Peter eggert

Class of 2019

Coveo User Context

“MCW provides a solid platform for the fundamentals of research by providing plenty of research opportunities for those who want them.”

Carla bridges

Class of 2020

About MCW 

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Our Background
Founded in 1893, MCW is a private, national, freestanding institution. Residency training is offered in almost all medical specialties and sub-specialties. In 2007 the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (HLC-NCA) granted reaccreditation to MCW for the longest term possible (10 years). MCW has more than 5,400 faculty and staff including almost 1,600 full-time and part-time faculty.

MCW is a major national research center, in fact, the largest research institution in the Milwaukee metro area and 2nd largest in Wisconsin. With almost $160 million in grant awards in FY 2015, MCW is ranked 45th among the nation’s 139 medical schools for NIH research funding. For nine consecutive years, MCW received the highest rating from Charity Navigator, the nation’s leading independent evaluator of charities, due in part to annual gifts and pledges that approach $20 million.

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Our Mission
To be a national leader in the education and development of the next generation of physicians and scientists; to discover and translate new knowledge in the biomedical sciences; to provide cutting-edge, interdisciplinary and compassionate clinical care of the highest quality; to improve the health of the communities we serve.

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Our Faculty
The Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) has more than 5,290 faculty and staff (approx. 4,790 full-time equivalents). Faculty: Approximately 1,620 full- time and part-time. Staff: Approximately 3,025 full-time / 335 part-time / 310 project and limited-term.

More than 4,475 faculty and staff work on the Milwaukee Regional Medical Center campus and more than 815 work at 30 other health care facilities in eastern Wisconsin. More than 1,800 physicians from the community serve as volunteer faculty. MCW is the 8th largest private employer in the metro area.

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