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8701 Watertown Plank Road
Milwaukee , Wisconsin 53226-0509

Disability Resource Office

8701 Watertown Plank Road
Milwaukee, WI 53226-0509
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About Medical College of Wisconsin

The Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) is a prestigious institution located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. As a not-for-profit, private university, MCW is dedicated to training aspiring medical professionals and conducting groundbreaking research in the field of medicine. With its rich history and commitment to excellence, the Medical College of Wisconsin has become a leading institution in medical education and healthcare innovation.

Founded in 1893, MCW has a long-standing reputation for providing exceptional medical training and fostering a culture of academic excellence. The university offers a comprehensive range of programs, including medical degrees, graduate programs, and continuing education opportunities for healthcare professionals. Students at MCW benefit from an interdisciplinary approach to education, where collaboration between different specialties is encouraged, preparing them for future careers in healthcare.

One of the key strengths of MCW is its renowned faculty members who are experts in their respective fields. These esteemed professionals bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to the classroom, ensuring students receive the highest quality education. Faculty members at MCW are actively engaged in research and clinical practice, translating their findings into innovative treatments and therapies that positively impact patient care.

MCW’s commitment to research is evident through its numerous research centers and institutes. The university has state-of-the-art facilities and resources, enabling students and faculty members to explore medical breakthroughs in areas such as cancer research, neurosciences, cardiovascular health, and much more. MCW’s research initiatives, often in collaboration with other leading institutions, contribute to advancing medical knowledge and improving patient outcomes worldwide.

Located in Milwaukee, MCW provides students with a vibrant and diverse community to live, learn, and thrive in. The city offers a blend of urban amenities and natural beauty, making it an attractive destination for students. Milwaukee is known for its vibrant arts scene, diverse culinary options, and numerous recreational opportunities. Students can explore the city’s museums, attend concerts and cultural events, and enjoy outdoor activities along Lake Michigan’s shores or in the nearby parks.

Additionally, Milwaukee’s thriving healthcare industry provides ample opportunities for MCW students to gain invaluable clinical experience and network with professionals in their field. The city is home to several renowned hospitals and healthcare organizations, offering students a wide range of internship and residency opportunities.

In conclusion, the Medical College of Wisconsin stands as a leading educational institution renowned for its dedication to medical training, research, and patient care. With a rich history and commitment to excellence, MCW prepares its students for successful careers in the healthcare sector. The university’s collaboration with faculty members and research centers allows for groundbreaking discoveries that positively impact patient outcomes. Situated in Milwaukee, a vibrant and diverse city, MCW offers an ideal environment for students to grow both academically and personally.

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Disability Accommodations

Services Provided

      • Notetaking Assistance
      • Exam Accomodations
      • Alternate Learning Material Formats (e-text, large print, etc.)
      • Scribe Services
      • Qualified Readers
      • Assistive technologies (screen readers, voice input, etc.)
      • Qualified Sign Language Interpreters
      • Text-Based Accommodations (CART or C-Print)

      Services Provided

          • Degree Curriculum Substitutions
          • Priority Enrollment
          • Reduced courseload
          • Medical leave
          • Residence Hall Accommodations

          Campus Accessibility

          Accessible Level

              • Student Health Services
              • Mental Health Support Services
              • The library(ies)
              • Institution Online Platforms
              • Recreational and Athletic Facilities
              • Student Community Center and Other Common Gathering Areas
              • Primary Educational Facilities Used for Classes
              • Entertainment and Event Facilities
              • On-Campus Transit
              • Close Off-Campus Transit
              • Student Housing
              • Essential Administrative Offices (financial aid, registration, students services, career counseling, etc.)

              Services Provided

                  • Dietary Meal Plan Accommodations
                  • Service and Emotional Support Animals
                  • Study Abroad Program Accommodations
                  • Internship, Externship, Field Placement, or other For-Credit, Off-Campus Work Experience Accommodations