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Recent News Stories
Third Class of Aspirus Scholars Named to Tackle Physician Shortage
Feb. 2019 - The Aspirus Health Foundation's Aspirus Scholars Program has awarded $500,000 to four medical students from the Medical College of Wisconsin-Central Wisconsin campus.
Small town has outsized contributed to MCW community
Jan. 2019 - Despite Pittsville's small size, it is the hometown to three members of the MCW community who bring a distinct perspective to healthcare.
Shaping the future of medicine from Wausau
Oct. 2018 - Where do some of the most inquisitive minds in science, medicine, education and community engagement come together to solve the toughest challenges in health and society today? The answer: Wausau, Wisconsin.
Promoting health and medical careers in Wausau
Sept. 2018 - For the third year in a row, the Prescription for a Healthy You program was offered at the Boys and Girls Club of the Wausau Area through a partnership with Wisconsin Medical Society Foundation and Medical College of Wisconsin-Central Wisconsin (MCW-Central).
Proud to be Local
August 6, 2018 - Anna Bauman of Wausau, Wisconsin, was a UW-Marathon County sophomore in 2014 when she first learned about an innovative new campus that MCW was establishing in her hometown. Now she is achieving her dream to become a doctor...right in her hometown.
MCW-Central Wisconsin Students Commit to Practice Locally
May 9, 2018 - With dreams of serving their hometown communities in north central Wisconsin, four Medical College of Wisconsin-Central Wisconsin students have been named Aspirus Scholars.
MCW-Central Wisconsin Students Commit to Practice in Local Communities, Earn Scholarships from Aspirus Health Foundation
May 2, 2018 - With dreams of serving their hometown communities in north central Wisconsin, four Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW)-Central Wisconsin students have been named Aspirus Scholars. The students chosen for this prestigious award commit to future employment at Aspirus in the areas of primary care, psychiatry or general surgery.
New Aspirus Scholars Class Wants to Tackle Rural Physician Shortage
April 30, 2018 - Growing up in a small town provides unique experiences that kids who grow up in cities don't get. That's why six young adults from small towns in north central Wisconsin pursuing careers in the medical profession will stay here to treat their patients.
Medical College of Wisconsin - Central Wisconsin Readies Newest Class of Students
March 29, 2018 - The Medical College of Wisconsin Central Wisconsin regional campus is gearing up to accept its third class of students. Staff held a meet-and-greet Thursday night, giving people an opportunity to learn about the school and what it offers.
January 2018 - Britt's first dream come true was raising a family in her hometown. Becoming a doctor so she could serve them both was her second.
September 2017 - Medical students learn anatomy in the MCW cadaver lab. Teresa, an associate professor, uses her art skills to help students put the pieces together when studying the human body.
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Wausau Medical College Addressing Physician Shortage in Central Wis.
WAUSAU, Wis. (WSAW), July 14, 2017 - Findings from a study published in the Annals of Family Medicine paint a dark picture for rural communities -- the number of physicians who stay in areas like central Wisconsin is shrinking. But efforts are being made to curb that trend.