Milwaukee (6/17/2011) - Children's Hospital of Wisconsin and Children's Specialty Group, a joint venture between Children's Hospital and Health System and The Medical College of Wisconsin, have named physician leaders to new positions in Ambulatory Services, Inpatient and Emergency Services, and Surgical Services and Anesthesia. In their new roles, these physician leaders will help ensure effective operations of the hospital, including optimizing resources, workforce planning, financial accountability, quality and service oversight, and meeting growth goals. Children's Specialty Group is comprised of nearly 500 pediatric specialty physicians, nurse practitioners and physician assistants.
Beth Drolet, MD, has been appointed clinical vice president of Ambulatory Services. Dr. Drolet also is medical director of Dermatology and Birthmarks and Vascular Anomalies at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, section chief and professor of Pediatric Dermatology at The Medical College of Wisconsin and a member of Children's Specialty Group. She completed her dermatology residency and her pediatric dermatology fellowship at the Medical College. Dr. Drolet is board certified in Dermatology and Pediatric Dermatology. She resides in Whitefish Bay, Wis., with her husband and three sons.
Keith Oldham, MD, has been appointed clinical vice president of Surgical Services and Anesthesia. Dr. Oldham also is surgeon-in-chief and medical director of Surgery at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, professor and chief of Pediatric Surgery and vice chairman of Surgery at The Medical College of Wisconsin and a member of Children's Specialty Group. He completed his surgery residency at the University of Washington in Seattle and his pediatric surgery fellowship at Children's Hospital Medical Center, University of Cincinnati. Dr. Oldham is board certified in General Surgery and Pediatric General Surgery. He resides in Shorewood, Wis., with his wife and two sons.
Michael Uhing, MD, has been appointed clinical vice president of Inpatient and Emergency Department Services. Dr. Uhing also is medical director of Neonatology at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, a professor of Pediatrics (Neonatology) at The Medical College of Wisconsin and a member of Children's Specialty Group. He completed his pediatric residency and neonatology fellowship at the University of Illinois in Chicago. Dr. Uhing is board certified in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine. He resides in Brookfield, Wis., with his wife and children.