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New central Wis. data finds about 45% of area youth feeling anxious or depressed

February 4, 2020 - For the first time since updated data from the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction's Youth Risk Behavior Survey and the Marathon County LIFE Report was released, central Wisconsin youth advocates, drug abuse and mental health experts are reviewing what was found together.

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Local medical student finds physician burnout can be eased with therapy dogs

January 9, 2020 - Medical student Brigitte Vanle shares research showing physician burnout can be reduced by introducing canine therapy in the workplace.

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Medical College of Wisconsin - Central Wisconsin doctors receive Wagner Award

August 9, 2019 - Two of our clinical faculty, Dr. Keshani Bhushan and Dr. Brian Hong are among 4 recipients of the MCW Society of Teaching Scholars Wagner Award for 2019!

The Wagner Award recognizes the important contributions and valuable service provided by volunteer preceptors and clinical faculty members in helping to educate our students, residents and fellows. Recipients of this prestigious award demonstrate the same type of infectious enthusiasm, selfless dedication, effective teaching and outstanding contributions that Dr. Marvin Wagner exemplified in his 50+ years as a clinical faculty member at MCW.

Thank you for your commitment to MCW-CW students, Dr. Bhushan and Dr. Hong. Congratulations!

"Prescriptions for a healthy you!" - Medical College of Wisconsin students hold learning sessions

August 2, 2019 - Students from the Medical College of Wisconsin stopped by the Boys & Girls Club of the Wausau area to teach four sessions to the members. These sessions included tips on health eating, body wellness and overall mental health.

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Medical College of Wisconsin freshmen experience White Coat Ceremony

July 11, 2019The latest group students at the Wausau campus of the Medical College of Wisconsin is a step closer to becoming doctors.

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Stevens Point native graduates from Central Wisconsin medical school

June 22, 2019 - Parenting four young boys and graduating from medical school was no small feat for Britt DeRuyter, however, she did just that in May of this year.

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Medical students receive first of its kind training in the state

June 20, 2019The Medical College of Wisconsin is the first medical school in the state to offer students EpiPen training, thanks to Dillion's Law.

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Medical College of Wisconsin - Central Wisconsin Campus celebrates inaugural class

May 30, 2019It seems like the Medical College of Wisconsin- Central Wisconsin Campus just celebrated incoming students with their white coat ceremony, but now 3 years later the Medical College is celebrating their first graduating class.

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First graduating class of the Medical College of Wisconsin - Central Wisconsin Campus

May 30, 2019Walking in a student, walking out a doctor. With hopes to make a dent in the doctor shortage in our area, the Medical College of Wisconsin established a Central Wisconsin campus. The new campus welcomed it’s first class in the summer of 2016.

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DC Everest 9th graders participate in mental health wellness day

March 19, 2019 - The D.C. Everest Junior High partnered with the Medical College of Wisconsin-Central Wisconsin Tuesday to host a day long Mental Wellness Event. 

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WJFW Match Day Interview

March 18, 2019 - Medical College of Wisconsin-Central Wisconsin student, Connor Harmann, gave me the scoop on how #MatchDay works. He, along with a group of other dedicated students out of the Wausau Campus, have been matched with residency programs and are on their way to become certified #physicians! Congrats to these future doctors of Wisconsin!

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Central Wisconsin's first medical students find out where they'll serve residencies

March 18, 2019 - She was understandably nervous before the announcement: It would essentially determine the course of her life, and that of her family, for the next three years and beyond. 

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Match Day for local medical students held at Hilton Garden Inn

March 15, 2019 - Medical College of Wisconsin students found out Friday where they'll be going for their residencies. It's called, "Match Day."

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Students at Medical College of Wisconsin in Wausau celebrate magical 'Match Day'

March 15, 2019 - Students at the Medical College of Wisconsin Wausau campus were "matched" on Friday and found out where they would be spending the next few years of their medical training. 

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Match Day Moments: Gina Groshek

March 2019 - MCW student shares her journey that will lead to her Match Day moment and how her envelope will shape her future. 

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Cycling program combats loneliness, isolation among the elderly

March 2019 - An international project helping senior citizens enjoy the summer is now available in the Wausau area, led by first-year medical school student Jacob Shields. 

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Members Move Medicine: Increasing influenza vacation rates

Feb. 2019 - The AMA "Members Move Medicine" series profiles a wide variety of doctors, offering a glimpse into the passions of women and men navigating new courses in American medicine. 

On the move with: Stephanie M. Strohbeen, who is a second-year medical student at the Medical College of Wisconsin - Central Wisconsin. She is also a member of the AMA Medical Student Section (MSS). 

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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. 

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