Froedtert Hospital’s mission includes a commitment to growing the next generation of health care professionals, and as part of our academic mission we understand the impact we can have in preparing and growing the diverse healthcare workforce of the future.
Froedtert’s pipeline development programs help showcase the variety of experiences available within the healthcare profession to underrepresented students.
In 2013, Froedtert Hospital provided more than $65 million to support medical education and training for future health care professionals as well as $2.7 million on research.
Learn more about some of our programs that help educate the next generation of healthcare workers.
Minority Clerkship Program
Through the Minority Clerkship Program, first-year law students at Marquette University and the University of Wisconsin-Madison have an opportunity to develop their legal skills and gain real-world experience during summer clerkships in a variety of settings. The program, sponsored by the State Bar of Wisconsin, promotes diversity in the legal profession. Our legal department has hosted a summer clerk since 2005, and is proud to play a role in promoting diversity in the Froedtert & MCWE health network and the region.
UWM College of Health Sciences Froedtert Scholars
Since 2004, Froedtert Hospital has funded a scholarship program for underrepresented students at the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, College of Health Sciences.
MPS Faculty Institute
The Froedtert & MCW health network hosts a Faculty Institute for Milwaukee Public Schools (MPS) teachers that provides in-depth shadowing experiences for educators in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) and Biomedical Sciences.
Carmen High School Internship
The Carmen High School Internship Program provides students with an opportunity to build work experience and life skills while earning scholarships for higher education.
Hope to Health Campaign
The Medical College of Wisconsin and Froedtert Hospital have launched a campaign to turn the hope that we all share into the health we all deserve. This unprecedented philanthropic initiative is aimed at addressing our most urgent priorities: accelerating research and advancing patient care, driving health and vitality with our community, transforming health care education, and leading the way in cancer research and care. With your support, we can turn Hope to Health for our region, our state and beyond.