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
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
For the first time, the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) is accepting applications for two medical school campuses: MCW-Milwaukee and MCW-Green Bay.
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
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.
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
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.
The following headlines link to recent articles in the media about MCW-Green Bay and MCW-Central Wisconsin.
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.
A snapshot of new information in the development of medical education campuses in Central Wisconsin and Green Bay
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.
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.
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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
Apr 2 - Matthew Hunsaker, MD, the Dean of MCW-Green Bay, was interviewed by the Green Bay Press Gazette. Green Bay Press Gazette
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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.
Matthew Hunsaker, MD, will provide overall leadership of MCW’s community medical education program in Green Bay.
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
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
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.
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