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Recent Campus Events and Stories
Recent News Stories
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.
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.
Medical College of Wisconsin freshmen experience White Coat Ceremony
July 11, 2019 - The latest group students at the Wausau campus of the Medical College of Wisconsin is a step closer to becoming doctors.
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.
Medical students receive first of its kind training in the state
June 20, 2019 - The Medical College of Wisconsin is the first medical school in the state to offer students EpiPen training, thanks to Dillion's Law.
Medical College of Wisconsin - Central Wisconsin Campus celebrates inaugural class
May 30, 2019 - It 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.
First graduating class of the Medical College of Wisconsin - Central Wisconsin Campus
May 30, 2019 - Walking 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.
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.
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!
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.
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."
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.