This program is designed to advance the resident’s skills in emergency medicine, pre-hospital patient care and clinical toxicology. Training will be provided at a Level 1 trauma, stroke, academic medical and tertiary referral center. The core curricula are focused on creating a well-rounded clinical practitioner who possesses the unique skill sets needed for emergency medicine practice.
Clinical toxicology is an important component of the program. The resident will work closely with toxicologists during their longitudinal experience to lay the foundation for board certification through the American Board of Applied Toxicology (ABAT). Residents will have ample opportunities for teaching and research in EM and toxicology.
PGY2 Emergency Medicine Program Director: Cathyyen Dang, PharmD, BCPS
PGY2 Emergency Medicine Program Coordinator: Jessica Cowell, PharmD, BCCCP
This specialty program is designed to provide advanced clinical training and leadership opportunities from a dedicated critical care preceptor team at a large academic level-I trauma medical center with 107 dedicated ICU beds. Research projects and teaching activities are tailored to meet the needs/interests of the resident. Residents will have the opportunity to precept PGY1 residents and APPE students on clinical rotations. ACLS, PALS and FCCS training will be provided. External presentations and publications are encouraged.
Required learning experiences include: Surgical/Trauma Critical Care, Critical Care Medicine, Neurosurgical Critical Care, Cardiovascular Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Nutrition Support, Research Project, Staffing. Elective learning experiences include: Toxicology, Infectious Disease, Solid Organ Transplant, Peri-Operative Pharmacy Services, Critical Care Oncology, Academia (with advanced teaching certificate at Concordia School of Pharmacy or Medical College of Wisconsin), Community Critical Care (Community Memorial Hospital) Cardiovascular Critical Care II (Advanced Heart Failure, Mechanical Circulatory Support, and Heart Transplant).
PGY2 Critical Care Program Director: William Peppard, PharmD, FCCM
PGY2 Critical Care Program Coordinator: Joel Feih, PharmD, BCCCP
Number of Positions: 2 (1 early commit, 1 via match)
The letter of intent must address the following questions: Why are you deciding to complete a PGY2 Emergency Medicine residency and how do you feel this training will affect your career goals? Why would you like to pursue a PGY2 EM residency at Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin? Describe your experience with emergency medicine and/or clinical toxicology.
Please address the letter of intent to the Critical Care Interview Committee. The letter of intent should include 1) why are you interested in critical care, 2) more specifically why are you interested in completing the critical care program at Froedtert, and 3) why do you believe your skillset and experiences would make you a successful critical care resident.
Onsite interview required
Internal Number: 7
About Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin
Froedtert Hospital is a 606-bed academic medical center and a leading referral resource for advanced medical care. Froedtert Hospital also operates the region's only adult Level I Trauma Center. The primary adult teaching affiliate of the Medical College of Wisconsin, Froedtert Hospital is a major training facility for more than 1,000 medical, nursing and health technical students annually. It is also a respected research center, participating in over 2,000 research studies, including clinical trials, every year. Froedtert Hospital is located on the Milwaukee Regional Medical Center campus. Campus partners are: BloodCenter of Wisconsin, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, Curative Care Network, the Medical College of Wisconsin, and the Milwaukee County Behavioral Health Division. Froedtert Hospital is part of the Froedtert & MCW health care network, which also includes Community Memorial Hospital, St. Joseph’s Hospital, West Bend, Kenosha Medical Center, St. Catherine’s Medical Center, and more than 45 primary and specialty care health centers and clinics. Froedtert Hospital is consistently recognized as a Vizient top-10 performing academic medical center and was recently re-certifie...d by The American College of Surgeons in 2016, distinguishing it as providing the highest standard of care for severe injury and illness. Froedtert Hospital is also consistently named as a Top 100 Hospital by Truven Analytics in the Major Teaching Hospital Category. At Froedtert & MCW more than 37 different medical specialties work together as multi-disciplinary teams treating everything from the routine to the most difficult cases.