This blog lists the medical schools located in Wisconsin and outlines some features of the state which you should consider if you are applying to a medical school in Wisconsin.
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Like many states, Wisconsin has a large population base and a mix of urban and rural areas for a student to explore during medical school. Wisconsin may be particularly worth exploring attending medical school in if you are interested in primary care, as the University of Wisconsin's family medicine residency program is one of the oldest and top-ranked programs in the country.
Med Schools in Wisconsin:
Location: Milwaukee, WI
The Medical College of Wisconsin's mission is to be an "innovator in the education and development of the next generation of physicians, scientists, pharmacists and health professionals. We discover and translate new knowledge in the biomedical and health sciences. We provide cutting-edge, collaborative patient care of the highest quality, and we improve the health of the communities we serve." Each year, roughly 4800 applicants compete for 550 interviews and 181 MD class spots. The Medical College of Wisconsin selects applicants for interviews based on the following factors:
- Academic Achievement
- MCAT and CASPer Scores
- Personal Statement and Essays
- Letters of Recommendation
- Non-Cognitive Personal and Professional Characteristics
- Personal Interview
Location: Madison, WI
The University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health places high importance on training physicians that will improve the health of Wisconsin residents. For this reason, 70% of all matriculants are Wisconsin residents. The school's mission is to "advance health without compromise through:
- Service: Providing the best possible patient care experience and outcomes for all those who need our services and providing programs that support the health and wellness of individuals and populations.
- Scholarship: Delivering contemporary education for current and future generations of health professionals.
- Science: Conducting a broad range of research to discover the most promising ways to promote health and to prevent, detect and treat illness in people and populations.
- Social responsibility: Doing what is best for the communities we serve through environmental sustainability, policy advocacy, health care delivery and public health."
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