The pediatric pulmonary section has 9 full-time and 2 part-time faculty nine faculty as well as 3 advanced practice nurses 5 current fellows. The teaching faculty in this program includes the program director, Dr. Julie Noe, who has primary responsibility over the trainees during their 3 years of training. Other full time members of the pediatric pulmonary section include Dr. Lynn D’Andrea (section division chief), Dr. Diana Quintero, Dr. Louella Amos, Dr. Nicholas Antos, Dr. Hara Levy, and Dr. Juan P. Ruiz. Part-time members include Dr. Daiva Parakininkas, Dr. Nan Norins, and Dr. Thomas Rice. In addition, Dr. Julie Biller is an adult pediatric pulmonologist affiliated with the program. All of these individuals have supervisory responsibilities for the trainees in both inpatient settings as well as outpatient clinics.
At MCW/Children’s Hospital, we believe in providing employees with opportunities for professional and personal growth. An overview of employee benefits for fellows training through June 30, 2015, is listed below:
Health, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance
403 (b) Retirement Plan
Vacation – 22 days per academic year
Holiday & Floating Holidays
Dependent Care Reimbursement
Health Flexible Spending Account
Short-Term Disability and Long-Term Disability
The MCW Professional Risk Management Department coordinates the professional liability self-insurance program and assures liability coverage with the Wisconsin Injured Patients and Families Compensation Fund in excess of the primary annual limits of $1,000,000 per incident and $3,000,000 in the aggregate. Providers are covered for activities within the scope of duties for MCW.
Academic Development Fund
Fellows receive a fund each year to be used for items such as society memberships, license renewal, board fees, text books, travel to academic meetings and other seminars or educational materials that may be required during the fellowship.
Fellows starting the program prior to July 1, 2015, are employed by the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW).
Stipend amounts for the 2014-2015 Academic Year:
PGY4 - $60,440
PGY5 - $63,500
PFY6 - $65,540
PGY7 - $67,580
PGY8 - $68,800
See MCW Benefits for information regarding vacations, leaves and insurance.
Fellows starting the program on or after July 1, 2015, are employed by the Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals (MCWAH).
The Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals, Inc. (MCWAH) offers an excellent comprehensive benefits package.
Please use the following link to access information about the terms, conditions and benefits of employment: MCWAH Benefits, Conditions & Terms of Employment for information regarding vacations, leaves, insurance, stipends and professional liability.
Our 3-year fellowship program is ACGME accredited and begins on July 1 each year. We accept up to two fellows each academic year through the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP). Applications from prospective applicants are accepted from November through March via the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS). All applicants are required to have completed a 3-year residency in an accredited residency program either in the United States or Canada and be either American Board of Pediatrics certified or board eligible.
Completed applications should include the following:
- ERAS application form
- At least 3 letters of recommendation including Program Director letter
- Curriculum Vitae
- Personal statement
- USMLE scores – Steps 1, 2, and 3
- ECFMG certificate for foreign medical school graduates
Selected applications will be invited for interviews in January-April.
Our program currently accepts the following Visas:
- Permanent Resident Visa
- Visitor Exchange Vissa sponsored by ECFMG (J-1)
- Temporary Professional Worker's Visa (H-1B)
For additional Visa information, please visit Graduate Medical Education.
Each fellow should develop and continually update a personal portfolio and a CV. The portfolio would include information not typically found in a CV including meetings attended, summaries and evaluations of talks given, lists of patients evaluated and procedures completed, and other information that demonstrates continued academic involvement and success. These materials will also be reviewed during the fellow’s semi-annual review with the fellowship program director and on an ongoing basis with each fellow’s clinical mentor.