Anesthesiology Fellowship Program
Children's Hospital of Wisconsin is the largest free-standing pediatric center in Wisconsin and serves patients from throughout the state, the Midwest and beyond. It is a major teaching affiliate of the Medical College of Wisconsin. Children's Hospital has 296 beds, including a 43-bed Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and a 72-bed Pediatric Intensive Care Unit located on 3 floors of the new west tower expansion.
Pediatric anesthesia fellows at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin gain exposure to a full range of specialty areas, including a high-volume cardiovascular surgery program, solid organ transplantation, Level 1 trauma and burn treatment, craniofacial reconstruction, neonatal emergencies and comprehensive acute and chronic pain management.
The 35-member Medical College of Wisconsin Anesthesiology Division annually provides perioperative care at Children's Hospital to more than 24,000 patients in 17 operating rooms on two floors, several remote locations and five rooms at our nearby free-standing outpatient surgery center. The Jane B. Pettit Pain and Palliative Care Center, which also is staffed by the anesthesiologists, serves more than 350 children annually. The affiliated inpatient pain service averages a 15-patient census.
Children's Hospital anesthesiologists are experienced with diverse training backgrounds. Many have dual certification in Pediatrics and Anesthesiology; seven additionally are certified in Critical Care or Pain Management. Four anesthesiologists attend part-time in the PICU. Nine faculty share inpatient pain service coverage, and four also provide chronic pain consultation services.
About the fellowship
Our one-year ACGME accredited fellowship program is structured to provide up to eight fellows annually with comprehensive subspecialty training. Eight months are spent rotating in the cardiac and general operative suites. Fellows spend one month each in the PICU and on the pain service. Elective time may be spent in areas of choice, including neonatology, perioperative medicine, research, cardiology or additional pain management, PICU or cardiac anesthesia. We also offer international medicine experiences and an away rotation option.
A competitive salary and benefits package is provided to all accepted candidates. A travel stipend is provided for applicants invited to interview. NEW for 2012: we are participating fully in the new NRMP match. Please visit our expanded web information on the MCW anesthesia department fellowships webpage for application details. We participate fully in the NRMP match.