Pediatrics: Critical Care

The Critical Care Section of Pediatrics at the Medical College of Wisconsin, along with the Al McGuire Intensive Care Unit and Intermediate Intensive Care Unit of Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, provides the highest quality of intensive care services for children in the Midwest.

38th Annual Al’s Run Memorial Lecture and Pediatric Grand Rounds

Annually, associated with the Al’s Run festivities, the division of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine hosts two visiting scholars and sponsors seminars which reflect the team concept and a theme in pediatric critical care. The theme for 2015 is “Improving Outcomes through Pain Control and Cultural Awareness.”

This year's Al’s Run Memorial Lecture and Pediatric Grand Rounds will be presented by K. J. S. (Sunny) Anand, MBBS, DPhil, FAAP, FCCM, FRCPCH, Division Chief of Critical Care Medicine at Stanford University School of Medicine at Lucille Packard Children’s Hospital, Palo Alto, CA.

  • “Mortality in PICU Patients” at Pediatric Grand Rounds - Friday, September 18, 2015, 8:15 a.m., CHW Auditorium
  • “Ketamine for Neonates: Toxic or Therapeutic?” - Friday, September 18, 2015, noon, CHW Auditorium

9th Annual Bauman Family Visiting Nurse Scholar

This year's Nurse Scholar is Catherine Vincent, PhD, RN, Associate Professor in the Department of Women, Children & family Health Science at the University of IL College of Nursing.

  • “Nurses’ Cognitive Representations and Perceived Barriers about Children’s Pain Management”
    Friday, September 18, 2015, 9:45 a.m., CHW Auditorium (immediately following Grand Rounds)

Due to anticipated attendance at Grand Rounds, we have also arranged for overflow seating in:

  • CHW, Herma Heart Center conference room, first floor
  • Corporate Center, suite 440, room 130
  • CHW West Tower, West 8 conference room

Our Mission

To provide the best care for critical care patients and their families by:

  • Delivering comprehensive clinical management, including the extraordinary and innovative.
  • Providing vital infrastructure and leadership for the health care system to succeed.
  • Collaborating in the development of services and programs.
  • Excelling in the education of physicians and health care workers.
  • Advancing knowledge through cutting edge research.


Outstanding research is the hallmark of a great medical community. In the Critical Care Division of Pediatrics we are dedicated to providing an environment in which the collective and individual efforts of faculty, fellows, and staff can thrive. Our success hinges on advocating for research, creating innovative partnerships, and expecting excellence. Read More...


The Pediatric Critical Care Medicine Fellowship started in 1985. It has been accredited continuously by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) since such credentialing was available. The three-year program prepares Board-eligible or Board-certified pediatricians for Subspecialty certification by the American Board of Pediatrics. An optional fourth year is offered to selected Fellows who wish to begin their clinical careers with ample time protected for continuing research programs or completing advanced degrees. Read More...

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9000 W. Wisconsin Ave. MS 681
Milwaukee, WI 53226

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