The Hospitals

Medical College of Wisconsin Pediatrics Anesthesiology Residents have the benefit of working in a very diverse environment. Residents spend the majority of their inpatient time rotating through one of the three main teaching hospitals:  Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, Froedtert Hospital and Zablocki Veteran's Administration Hospital.  Each hospital provides a unique experience which enhances the overall educational aspects of each clinical rotation.

Childrens Hospital of Wisconsin

Located on the Milwaukee Regional Medical Center Grounds, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin is one of the leading centers for pediatric health care in the United States. The hospital provides inpatient care, including

transport of critically ill or injured children and intensive care services, and more than 70 specialty outpatient clinics that care for the full range of pediatric health care needs.

  • 296 beds, 72 ICU beds, 40 bed NICU
  • Level 1 trauma center
  • 24,207 admissions in 2011. Approx. 60,000 ER visits/year 
  • Parents magazine ranked Children's Hospital of Wisconsin #4 in the nation. In addition, six specialty programs were ranked in the top 10, including preemie and newborn care #1, emergency care #3, orthopedic care #6, heart care #7, pulmonary care #8 and cancer care #9

Froedtert Hospital

Located on the Milwaukee Regional Medical Center Grounds, Froedtert Hospital is the only Level 1 Adult Trauma Center in Southeastern Wisconsin. 

  • More than 1,000 physicians who practice at Froedtert Hospital are Medical College of Wisconsin faculty members
  • US News & World Report's annual Best Hospitals list ranks Froedtert Hospital #1 in metropolitan Milwaukee and #2 in Wisconsin, and among the nation's top 50 hospitals in four specialties. The recognition places these programs among the top three percent in the country
  • Level 1 trauma center; 500 staffed inpatient beds
  • 27,610 admissions in 2012 
  • 733,395 outpatient clinic visits annually

Zablocki Veteran's Administration Hospital

The Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center is located on 125 acres on the western edge of Milwaukee, 6 miles southeast of the Milwaukee Regional Medical Center Grounds.  The Medical Center delivers primary, secondary, and tertiary medical care in 168 care acute operating beds and provides over 500,000 visits annually through an extensive outpatient program.

  • Regional tertiary care center for VA system
  • Staffed exclusively by Medical College of Wisconsin physicians
  • Nursing home care unit of 113 beds offers geriatric programming
  • 356 domiciliary beds for substance abuse rehabilitation, psychiatric rehabilitation and post traumatic stress disorder care
  • Newly remodeled/updated primary care clinics and wards
  • National VA electronic medical record/online order system


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