Program areas at Midwestern University
Description of program service accomplishments during the fiscal year ended june 30, 2019, Midwestern University provided health sciences education services to approximately 6,841 pre-doctoral students and 104 post-doctoral students. These student services are located on three campuses, two in Illinois and one in Arizona. Midwestern University offers health education programs in medicine, pharmacy, physician assistance, physical therapy, occupational therapy, biomedical sciences, podiatry, clinical psychology, perfusion services, nurse anesthetist, dentistry, optometry, veterinary medicine, speech language pathology, and graduate education programs in medicine, as well as continuing education for staff and alumni. Midwestern University continued its research and training programs with the support of federal and private funding. Midwestern University clinics the Midwestern University multispecialty clinics operated at the Arizona and Illinois campuses include dental institutes, eye institutes, family medicine practices, companion animal clinic at the animal health institute, speech-language institutes, a physical therapy institute and other health services designed to provide clinical teaching sites and meet a wide-range of healthcare needs of area patients. In accordance with the University's academic mission, the fee schedules at the two dental institutes have been reduced to approximately 50% or more of usual and customary charges. As a result, during fiscal year ended june 30, 2019, mwu patients paid $22,175,000 less in patient service fees than they would have had mwu charged usual and customary fees. Also, the University has a discount program whereby low income individuals can apply for free care at mwu clinics based on the federal poverty guidelines. The total discounts in fiscal year ended june 30, 2019 were $1,486,000 at stated patient service charges. Had mwu charged usual and customary fees, the value of the discounts would have been $2,982,000.