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Growing Our Own: Creating a Pathway for Rural and Hmong Students at MCW-Central Wisconsin

July 31, 2020, Posted by AHW Endowment

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In 2016, the Medical College of Wisconsin’s Central Wisconsin (MCW-CW) campus opened its doors with a mission to train community-focused physicians to meet the health care needs of central Wisconsin residents.

Today, just four years later, the school is doing just that, enrolling five classes of students and graduating two into residency programs within Wisconsin and across the U.S. Yet, like medical schools nationwide, MCW-CW faces a challenge: While the number of medical school applications continues to increase, diversity among applicants has not seen similar increases.

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AHW Director Dr. Jesse Ehrenfeld Gives 'A Second Opinion' on LGBTQ Health

July 30, 2020, Posted by AHW Endowment

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Recently, AHW Director Dr. Jesse Ehrenfeld joined former U.S. Senator Bill Frist, a heart and lunch transplant surgeon and former two-term U.S. Senator representing Tennessee, for an in-depth conversation on LGBTQ health disparities.

The conversation comes as part of Sen. Frist’s regular podcast series titled “A Second Opinion,” which aims to address challenging health care issues today through conversations around policy, medicine, and innovation.

Listen the conversation here:

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Funding News: AHW Awards $1.58 Million to Support Wisconsin Health Workforce Development Projects

July 28, 2020, Posted by AHW Endowment
 

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The Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin Endowment (AHW) has announced the award of $1.58 million to three community-led and one Medical College of Wisconsin-led projects aimed at developing and growing a health workforce that is prepared to address Wisconsin’s evolving and growing health challenges.

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Funding News: AHW Announces $1 Million in Awards to Accelerate Collaborative Research Projects

July 22, 2020, Posted by AHW Endowment
 

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The Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin Endowment (AHW) has announced the award of $1 million to four Medical College of Wisconsin-based collaborative health research projects aimed at improving health for residents statewide.

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Funding News: AHW Announces Funding to Support Student Research Experiences

July 17, 2020, Posted by AHW Endowment

 

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The Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin Endowment (AHW) has announced the award of $24,600 to four MCW investigators to support student research engagement in current AHW-funded research projects.

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