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Medical College of Wisconsin

Distance Learning Courses

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MCW is the place where you will learn everything you need to become a successful physician, and will embrace a quest for knowledge as a lifelong journey. It is also the place where you can choose among three campuses, several Scholarly Pathways and two options for the pace of your medical education. This is medical school your way.


Student services

We support student success by assisting with a broad array of student needs and concerns. These include:

  • the acclimation to increased academic demand
  • the integration of knowledge and skills
  • the navigation of institutional policies and requirements
  • the strategic planning for future career paths
  • the exploration of new strategies to excel academically

We aim to provide the most accurate information and the most relevant resources to guide and address student needs throughout their medical school journey.

Housing services

The mission of the Office of Student Affairs is to foster the development of student physicians. This is accomplished through a variety of activities and services including Student Support Services and Career Counseling.


  • Accommodations
  • Academic Standing and Professionalism Committee
  • Bulletin Board Approvals 
  • Dean’s Letters
  • Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) Questions
  • Jury Excuse Letters
  • Leaves of Absence, Extended/5-year Curriculum
  • Match Day
  • Schedule Changes
  • SOAP Week
  • Student Awards
  • Various Important Forms Distribution

Library services

With locations at MCW, Froedtert Hospital, and Children's Hospital of Wisconsin (CHW),  MCW Libraries serves as the primary provider of information services for the more than 10,000 MCW faculty, residents, students, staff of MCW, and hospital employees of CHW and Froedtert.

Medical services

As future physicians, pharmacists, anesthesiologists and scientists, most of MCW’s students become part of the health care industry. The new MCW Student Wellness Program hosts activities such as a mindfulness meditation elective, massage sessions and therapy animal visits to relieve stress, yoga classes, cooking demos, and more

Student Life

Campus life

Our Milwaukee campus features both formal and informal study areas to meet the varying needs of our students. Types of spaces include:

  • Conference rooms - Space with table and chairs for individuals and/or groups. Many rooms include monitors, network connection, electrical cord and outlets, and whiteboard
  • Classroom/lecture halls - Educational activity space for regularly occurring courses, seminars, etc. Available for group study when not otherwise in use or reserved
  • Open study areas 
  • Individual study carol/stacks - Areas in the Todd Wehr Library intended for independent use
  • Private study rooms - Single user areas used for quiet independent study by one student at a time

Student clubs

Students of diverse backgrounds are encouraged to become active in community outreach programs.  Students utilize their creative energies to sponsor health fairs, high school career day visits, and are available to participate in the numerous programs and activities sponsored by the Office of Student Affairs/Diversity.

Student Associations:
  • Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA)
  • American Association of Physicians from India (AAPI)
  • American College of Physicians - American Society of Internal Medicine (ACP-ASIM)
  • American Geriatrics Society (AGS)
  • American Medical Student Association (AMSA)
  • American Medical Women's Association (AMWA)
  • Anesthesiology Interest Group (AIG)
  • Applicant Host Program 

Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States

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