Advocates in Medicine Pathway
Creating a Pathway for Rural and Hmong Students at MCW-Central Wisconsin
What is the Advocates in Medicine Pathway?
The Advocates in medicine Pathway (AMP) program will support the professional development of undergraduates from Wisconsin interested in attending medical school at the Medical College of Wisconsin - Central Wisconsin to promote a diverse future healthcare workforce built around resilience, relationships and system-based knowledge. The program cohort runs from January through May, with students attending the 1-credit "Wicked Problems in Medicine: Opioids" course every other Wednesday evening. Community based experiential learning and advising sessions will be held on opposite Wednesday evenings. Students participate in a full-time paid community health internship in June and July.
Benefits of the Program
Benefits of the Advocates in Medicine Program include:
- Receive guidance and experience in building a competitive medical application
- Paid summer community health internship
- Participants will receive a FREE laptop
To qualify for the program, students must:
- Have a high interest in attending medical school
- Attend or plan to enroll for the "Wicked Problems in Medicine: Opioids" course at UW-Stevens Point in Wausau
- Preference will be given to students underrepresented in medicine, particularly from Hmong and rural background
For more information on the program, contact Sheng Khang, Education and Outreach Coordinator
firstname.lastname@example.org | (715) 301-3269
Virtual walk-in information sessions are held Thursdays, 9:00 am-4:00 pm. Contact Sheng Khang for information on how to access these sessions.
Apply for the Program
The 2020-2021 application is now open. The deadline to apply is November 8, 2020.
Frequently Asked Questions
2020 - 2021 Application Now Open!