Medical College of Wisconsin

The Medical College of Wisconsin’s mission is to be a national leader in the education and development of the next generation of physicians and scientists; to discover and translate new knowledge in the biomedical sciences; to provide cutting-edge, interdisciplinary and compassionate clinical care of the highest quality; to improve the health of the communities we serve.

Patient Care

  • More than 1,540 physicians, 600 nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and other health care practitioners care for more than 430,000 patients of all ages annually at Froedtert Hospital, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, Zablocki VA Medical Center and many other hospitals and clinics in eastern Wisconsin.


  • 811 students attend the Medical School.
  • More than 400 students and 160 postdoctoral fellows in Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences.
  • More than 650 physicians and more than 200 physician fellows in Residency and Fellowship Training.


  • Largest research institution in eastern Wisconsin.
  • $160 million in grant awards for research, teaching, training and related purposes in FY 2012-13, of which $144 million was for research, including funding from the National Institutes of Health and other sponsors.
  • More than 2,100 research studies, including clinical trials.

Community Engagement

  • More than 150 faculty working with more than 350 diverse community groups to advance the health of people and communities throughout metro Milwaukee and Wisconsin.