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Academic and Student Services

Office of Student Scholarly Activities

Welcome to the Office of Student Scholarly Activities! Here you will find more information about the following components at Medical College of Wisconsin:

  • Scholarly Pathways Program
  • Scholarly Project
  • Graduation with Honors

Scholarly Pathways

Explore each of MCW's Scholarly Pathways.

Learn about scholarly pathways
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Summer Academic Programs for Medical Students (SAMS)

Explore careers in cutting edge biomedical research and academic medicine and add prestige to your medical school CV.

Learn about SAMS

Scholarly Project Resources and Project Ideas

Every medical student is required to participate in and present the results of a scholarly project during their training at MCW

Learn about resources and projects


The Medical College of Wisconsin offers opportunities for students to graduate with an Honors distinction in specific areas, consistent with components of the MCW institutional mission.
Graduation with Honors Opportunities

Student Travel Reimbursement

This travel reimbursement is available to MCW medical students who have been accepted to present their Scholarly Projects at scientific meetings or at venues of scholarly significance.
Learn more and apply for travel reimbursement

Resources and Quick Links

Faculty Resources

Faculty Pathway Project Proposal Form
This form is for a faculty member to propose a scholarly project for one or more medical students in an MCW Pathway.

Handbook for Faculty (PDF)
This handbook is intended to provide faculty serving as Advisors and Project Mentors with information needed to support student achievement in the Scholarly Pathways.

Pathway Advisor Expectations (PDF)
You have been asked to serve as a Pathway Advisor. This letter is to offer some guidance on what the role entails.

Teaching Toolbox
The toolbox was designed by the Faculty Development Workgroup. It contains downloadable documents, tutorial videos, and helpful websites to make time in the classroom more effective and efficient. The toolbox introduces basics, then advances to best practices. As we grow and learn together, more content will be added to support your goals.

Quick Links

Questions? We're here to help.

General Inquiries

Meaghan Hayes, MEd
Pathways Program & Scholarly Project Manager
(414) 955-2812