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Medical College of Wisconsin – Visiting URIM Student Elective Program

Deadline: Rolling basis

The Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) Visiting URIM Student Elective Program is designed to expose URiM students to the outstanding  training programs at MCW, connect students to current MCW faculty, students, and trainees, and increase the number of URiM students applying for house staff positions at MCW. Students will have opportunities for mentoring from faculty and trainees. Dedicated social engagement through activities showcasing the city of Milwaukee will also be provided.

MCW accepts applications through the VSAS (Visiting Student Application Service) for full-time senior medical students attending an LCME-accredited medical school or COCA-accredited osteopathic medical school seeking to take an MCW 4-week elective for credit during the fall term only (July – December). Rotation dates are established by MCW and noted on the VSAS MCW Information Page.

  • Accepted students must be in good standing at their home institutions, have a demonstrated record of academic excellence and be a member of a group that is recognized as racially/ethnically URiM by MCW:
    • Mexican American, Puerto Rican, Black/African American, Native American, and Hmong/Hmong American
  • Accepted students will receive a travel stipend up to $2,000 to cover application costs, housing, transportation, and other living expenses.
  • Students may attend resident didactics, MCW conferences and development sessions (as applicable).

For more information and to apply, click here.