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MCW launches new academic brand, offers sneak peek of MCW-Green Bay

Oct. 27 - The Medical College of Wisconsin launched its new academic brand across the three medical schools, MCW-Milwaukee, MCW-Green Bay, and, pending accreditation, MCW-Central Wisconsin. Media outlets had the opportunity to tour the classroom and administrative space at MCW-Green Bay in a special “sneak peek,” which included an overview of the school’s technology. Green Bay Press Gazette, WTAQ, Fox 11, WHBY 1150, WBAY, Post Crescent, WNFL 1440, Biz Times, YouTube

New Medical School Campuses Address Need for Primary Care Physicians

Oct. 20 - The Green Bay Press Gazette published an opinion editorial by Drs. Joseph Kerschner, Lisa Grill Dodson, and Matt Hunsaker on MCW’s initiative to address Wisconsin’s physician shortage through the creation of new medical school campuses in Green Bay and Central Wisconsin. The new campuses will focus on preparing primary care physicians. Green Bay Press Gazette

MCW addresses physician shortage with new medical school campuses

Oct. 15 - The Green Bay Press Gazette published a guest column authored by Drs. Kerschner, Hunsaker and Dodson that addresses the need for physicians in Wisconsin, particularly in the areas of primary care, psychiatry and general surgery. Green Bay Press Gazette

MCW campuses flooded with applications from potential students

For the first time, the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) is accepting applications for two medical school campuses: MCW-Milwaukee and MCW-Green Bay.

Aurora BayCare Withdraws from Community-wide Consortium

Aug. 25 - Aurora BayCare Medical Center announced that it was withdrawing from the community-wide consortium creating MCW - Green Bay. WBay and Green Bay Gazette

MCW-Green Bay’s new administrative space is move-in ready

The administrative staff of the Medical College of Wisconsin’s (MCW) new Green Bay Campus is getting ready to move into freshly-painted offices, including founding campus dean Matthew Hunsaker, MD. The construction of MCW’s portion of the new Gehl-Mulva Science Center at St. Norbert College has been completed on schedule, and office furniture is now in place.

State Building Commission Awards Releases $5 Million for MCW’s Regional Campuses

Aug. 11 - MCW was awarded more than $5 million from the Wisconsin State Building Commission for MCW’s new regional medical campuses in Green Bay and Central Wisconsin. Wausau Daily Herald and Green Bay Press Gazette

MCW applauds State Building Commission for release of regional campus funding

Aug. 06 - The Medical College of Wisconsin received more than $5 million from the State Building Commission to develop two new medical school campuses in Green Bay and Central Wisconsin.

Medical education campuses in the news

The following headlines link to recent articles in the media about MCW-Green Bay and MCW-Central Wisconsin.

Campus partners in the news

The following headlines link to recent media articles and news from partners in Green Bay and Central Wisconsin engaged in MCW’s new medical education campuses.

Progress Update: June 2014

A snapshot of new information in the development of medical education campuses in Central Wisconsin and Green Bay

State grants to support psychiatry residency program at MCW-Green Bay, MCW-Central Wisconsin

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) has awarded two grants of more than $370,000 each to develop Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) psychiatry residency training programs in Central Wisconsin and Green Bay.

Philanthropic gifts near $6 million, investing in the future of health care in Wisconsin

Supporting the launch of the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) campuses in Green Bay and Central Wisconsin, donors throughout these regions have contributed close to $6 million to date.

MCW-Green Bay receives accreditation approvals; begins recruiting medical students

The Medical College of Wisconsin’s new campus in Green Bay (MCW-Green Bay) received approval from two key accrediting bodies and is now recruiting medical students for the new campus, which is expected to welcome its inaugural class in July 2015.

VA Clinic Introducing Services Gradually, Will Benefit from MCW-Green Bay

June 23 - A Green Bay Press Gazette article reports that the new Milo C. Huempfner VA Outpatient Clinic in Green Bay is introducing services gradually, as intended when the $60 million facility opened nearly a year ago. Green Bay Press Gazette

Dr. Raymond Provides Update on the Development of Green Bay, Central Wisconsin Campuses

June 17 - In an interview on WUWM-FM’s “Lake Effect,” Dr. John R. Raymond, Sr., reports on progress being made on the development of MCW’s new medical school campuses in Green Bay and Central Wisconsin. WUWM

MCW-Green Bay to begin student recruitment

May 21 - Fox 11 news in Green Bay reports MCW’s new regional campus in Green Bay has received the accreditation necessary to begin student recruitment. Fox 11

Dr. Raymond to Address St. Norbert CEO Program on “Growing the Healthcare Workforce”

Apr 24 - Dr. John R. Raymond, Sr., will discuss “Growing the Healthcare Workforce through Partnership and Innovation” at the St. Norbert College CEO Breakfast and Strategy Series on April 29. Green Bay Press Gazette

MCW Joins ThedaCare and Ministry Health Care in Operating Fox Valley Residency Program

Apr 24 - Beginning July 1, 2015, MCW will join ThedaCare and Ministry Health Care in assuming responsibility for the Fox Valley Family Medicine Residency Program, currently overseen by UW School of Medicine and Public Health. PostCrescent.com

De Pere Orthopedic Surgeon Describes Benefits of New Green Bay Medical School

Apr 22 - In a guest editorial in the Green Bay Press Gazette, Dr. Richard Horak, a retired orthopedic surgeon from De Pere, discusses the many community benefits derived from MCW’s new medical school in Green Bay. Green Bay Press Gazette

Dr. Raymond to speak at St. Norbert College CEO breakfast

April 16 - John R. Raymond, Sr., MD, President and CEO of the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW), will present “Growing the Health Care Workforce Through Partnership and Innovation” as part of St. Norbert College’s CEO Breakfast and Strategy Series on Tuesday, April 29, from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. at F.K. Bemis International Center, on the St. Norbert College campus. Dr. Raymond is the last speaker in the 2013-14 series.

MCW Green Bay Hopes to Start Recruitment Soon

Apr 10 - MCW leaders awarded Governor Scott Walker the Hands of Humanity Award, and gave State Representative John Nygren the Friends of MCW Award. Green Bay Press Gazette

New Green Bay Psychiatry Residency Slots Address Region’s Shortage of Psychiatrists

Apr 3 - An article in the Peshtigo Times reports on the shortage of psychiatrists in northern Wisconsin and the announcement that MCW has secured about half the funding needed to start a new residency program in Green Bay that will train future psychiatrists. Peshtigo Times

MCW-Green Bay Dean Dr. Matthew Hunsaker Profiled in Green Bay Newspaper

Apr 2 - Matthew Hunsaker, MD, the Dean of MCW-Green Bay, was interviewed by the Green Bay Press Gazette. Green Bay Press Gazette

Alumni knowledge of community medicine and MCW benefits advisory boards for new campuses

Alumni are providing an important voice in the development of MCW’s new medical school campuses in Green Bay and Central Wisconsin. An Alumni Association Board member serves on each community advisory board, and other alumni represent their respective health systems or academic institutions in partnership.

Residency Program to Tackle State Psychiatrist Shortage

Mar 7 - The Green Bay Press Gazette featured the psychiatry residency program MCW is developing in Green Bay and the Fox Valley. Green Bay Press Gazette

St. Norbert: Schneider Contribution to Create Business School, MBA Program

Mar 5 - St. Norbert College will use a $7 million donation to establish a new business school and to create a new Master of Business Administration program. Green Bay Press Gazette & Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

VA System Creates Seven New Psychiatry Residency Slots for Northeast Wisconsin

Feb 25 - MCW’s Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, in partnership with the Milwaukee VA, will oversee the training of seven new psychiatry residency slots in northeast Wisconsin. WauwatosaNOW

Governor’s State of the State Address Notes Funding Support for More Primary Care Doctors

Jan 28 - Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker’s State of the State Address noted that Wisconsin’s new budget includes funding for MCW to increase the number of primary care doctors in rural and underserved areas of the state. Fox 6 News & The Badger Herald

Community Advisory Boards Named for Green Bay, Central Wisconsin Campuses

Jan 28 - MCW announced appointments to the Community Advisory Boards for the new regional campuses in Central Wisconsin and Green Bay. WAOW-TV, MyFoxWausau, 1330 WHBL, & Marshfield News-Herald

MCW-Green Bay Community Advisory Board members named

Jan. 24 - The Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) has named community advisory board members for MCW-Green Bay. The community advisory boards will assist MCW in developing and implementing the new regional campus in Green Bay, which is expected to matriculate students in July 2015.

Campus Dean named for MCW-Green Bay

Matthew Hunsaker, MD, will provide overall leadership of MCW’s community medical education program in Green Bay.

New campus dean of MCW-Green Bay profiled in Green Bay Press Gazette

Dec 5 - A news conference was held December 4 to announce the appointment of Dr. Matthew Hunsaker as campus dean of MCW-Green Bay. Green Bay Press Gazette

Partnership Noted during “Topping Out” Ceremony for Gehl-Mulva Science Center

Nov 8 - St. Norbert College President Thomas Kunkel discusses the St. Norbert/MCW partnership in a YouTube video on the “topping out” ceremony for St. Norbert’s Gehl-Mulva Science Center. Youtube

Topping off ceremony held for Gehl-Mulva Science Center at St. Norbert College

Nov. 04 - A topping off ceremony was held Nov. 1 for the new state-of-the-art Gehl-Mulva Science Center at St. Norbert College. During a topping off ceremony, the last piece of structural steel is put in place.

Media Contacts

Maureen Mack
Director of Media Relations
(414) 955-4744 (Office)
(414) 750-5266 (Cell)
media@mcw.edu

Richard N. Katschke
Associate Vice President
(414) 955-4748
rkatschk@mcw.edu

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