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What is the Medical College of Wisconsin? One of the largest private free standing medical school in the country – 204 first year students. 10th Largest medical school in the country

Focus on Clinical Medicine

•Located in a suburb just west of downtown Milwaukee

Located on the Milwaukee Regional Medical Campus

First Year August

Sept.

Oct.

Nov.

Dec.

Jan.

Genetics Clinical Human Anatomy Biochemistry Human Development

Feb.

March

Apr.

May

Physiology Cell and Tissue Biology Neurosciences

Clinical Continuum

Second Year August

Sept.

Oct.

Nov.

Dec.

Jan.

Feb.

March

Apr.

Microbiology Pathology Foundations of Clinical Psychiatry Pharmacology Clinical Continuum

May

Third Year July

August September

October –November December

Family Medicin e

Pediatrics

OB/GYN (6 weeks) Psych Neuro (6 weeks)

January February

Medicin e

March

April May

June

Clinical Procedures

Surgery Elective Vacation

Fourth Year July

Aug.

Sept.

Oct.

Nov.

Dec.

Jan.

Feb.

March

Apr.

May

Med, Peds Family Med Sub I

Elective

Vacation

Elective

Med./Amb. Oriented Sub I

Elective

Surg. Oriented Sub I

Integrated Selective

Vacation

Elective

Elective

Pending Curriculum Changes An integration of basic science concepts with clinical knowledge and skills and pathways for a student to individualize their education and strengthen their identity as a physician around an area of interest. Identified Pathways Master Clinician Urban & Community Health Physician Scientist Global Health Clinical Educator

The Application Process Objective credentials  GPA and MCAT scores Subjective credentials  Recommendations  Personal statement  Experiences/Activities

Completed Application  AMCAS application (June - Nov)  MCAT – Recommended Dates January – June: following year application June – September: for re-test More than one set of scores  MCW Secondary Application  Letters of Recommendation  Other Requested Information

Review/Selection Process  Applications reviewed on a rolling basis by date of completion  First review determines the candidates potential for academic success  Favorable review moves application to pool of potential invitees  Selection of candidates to interview  Interviews and their importance

Office of Admissions Class Entering 2008

Class Size: 212 Age

Mean: Min Age: Max Age:

GPA

23 19 31

Gender Male: Female:

116 96

55% 45%

Mean Cumulative: Science/Math:

3.77 3.67

MCAT Mean Scores Verbal: Biological: Phy Science: Writing Sample:

Schools

102

States 10 10 10 P

Wisconsin California Illinois Utah Michigan Minnesota Colorado Majors

31 74 34.9% 34 16.0% 19 9.0% 18 8.5% 12 5.7% 12 5.7% 5 2.4% 44

Biology Other Biochemistry Molec Biol Psychology Nuero-science Chemistry Physiology Biomedical Eng

75 35.4% 32 15.7% 19 9.3% 14 6.9% 10 4.7% 8 3.8% 9 4.4% 8 3.8% 7 3.4%

Taking care of business Other Considerations Institutional Actions Criminal Background Check

Prerequisites Credit Report Travel Abroad & Interviews


Medical College of Wisconsin