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Pharmacy student Heather Thoreson is excited about the many possibilities within a career she loves.More ››

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Mini-Medical School Open to Community Members IL

February 08, 2019

Learn more about current topics in healthcare at Midwestern University’s Mini-Medical School.   More ››

Midwestern University Vice President Elected to Delta Dental Board of Directors IL

January 28, 2019

Delta Dental of Illinois recently announced the election of four new board members who will each serve three-year terms. Dean P. Malone, Vice President of Finance and University Officer at Midwestern University, was among those named to the board of directors for Delta Dental of Illinois, a national dental benefits leader.   More ››

CCOM Student to Serve on American Osteopathic Foundation Board IL

January 18, 2019

A second-year student at Midwestern University’s Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine (CCOM) will serve as a student representative to the American Osteopathic Foundation Board. Renee Wakulski (CCOM 2021) is the Student Osteopathic Medical Association (SOMA) appointee to the American Osteopathic Foundation Board of Directors for the 2019-2020 term.  More ››

Students Organize Conference on Healthcare Inequities IL

January 15, 2019

Midwestern University students are investigating ways they can make a positive contribution to our society as part of the next generation of healthcare professionals. Recently, the Midwestern University’s Student Osteopathic Medical Association (SOMA) chapter joined forces with Midwestern University’s Chicago College of Pharmacy’s Executive Council to plan the 4th annual Student Interventions in Health Inequities Conference (SIHI).   More ››


Downers Grove's Health Sciences Career Day for High Schools IL

February 26, 2019

Midwestern University (MWU) invites high schools of the Downers Grove community to join MWU faculty & students for a hands-on program in the professions of medicine and other healthcare opportunities on February 26 & 27, 2019!  More ››

Spring Designer Eyewear Show AZ

March 07, 2019

Visit the Midwestern University Eye Institute for designer frames up to 30% off and schedule or complete an eye appointment on site.  More ››

Pup Strut 2019 AZ

March 09, 2019

Join us for a 5k walk/run benefitting animal rescue groups.   More ››

Tour de Cure AZ

March 16, 2019

Midwestern University is hosting the 28th Annual Tour de Cure.   More ››