Conference Schedule


  • Wednesday Morning Conferences: Tiered to the level of training:
    • CA-1 Introductory lectures and core topics
    • CA-2 Specialty topic lectures (Neuro, Peds, Crit Care, Cardiac Regional, OB)
    • CA-3 Advanced topics in PBLD format
    • Once a month, all resident Journal Club
  • Friday Morning Conferences in a monthly cycle:
    • Week 1, Case-based presentations
    • Week 2, Case-based presentations
    • Week 3, Grand Rounds or Visiting Professor Lecture
    • Week 4, Quality Improvement database review
    • Week 5 (4/year), "Anesthesia Jeopardy" Q&A game show geared to all three CA levels

Every 2-3 months:

  • Visiting Professor Lectures, Thursday evenings (with reception) and Friday mornings

Other Educational Events:

  • Simulator sessions (2-3 times per year)
  • Trauma Workshop
  • Airway Workshop
  • Regional/Cadaver Workshop
  • TEE Workshop
  • Mock Oral Exams (3x per year)
  • Residents as Educators Retreat
  • Transition to Practice Retreat
  • Central Line Workshop
  • Wellness Program (12 week didactic program for CA-1s)
  • Bariatric Anesthesiology Workshop

Contact Us

Herodotos Ellinas, MD
Residency Program Director
Associate Professor

Cathy Drexler, MD
Associate Program Director
Assistant Professor

Amy Henry, MD
Associate Program Director
Assistant Professor



Medical College of Wisconsin
8701 Watertown Plank Road
Milwaukee, WI 53226
(414) 955-8296
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