Pediatrics: Residency

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Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin

Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin (CHW), ranked as the #4 best children’s hospital in the USA by Parents magazine in 2013, provides the full range of pediatric services:

  • A free-standing hospital dedicated entirely to the care of sick and injured children.
  • Numerous regional referral centers include the Child Protection Center, Child Development Center, Jane B. Pettit Pain Management Center, the Herma Heart Center, the Wisconsin Poison Center, and the Fetal Concerns Program.
  • More than 70 Children's Hospital specialty outpatient clinics provide diagnosis and treatment for more than 225,000 children annually encompassing a wide variety of pediatric disorders.
  • A new patient-care tower opened in the spring of 2009, which includes a new family-friendly lobby area, new call rooms and work areas, and increases the number of hospital beds to 296.
  • There are more than 300 faculty in the Department of Pediatrics representing all subspecialties, supported by more than 180 community pediatricians holding clinical faculty appointments.
  • Other specialty areas ranked in the 2013 Parents magazine rankings included: Preemie and Newborn Care #1, Emergency Care #3, Orthopedic Care #6, Heart Care #7, Pulmonary Care #8, Cancer Care #9.
  • In 2013, US News and World Report ranked CHW #11 in Cardiology and Heart Surgery, #19 in Neonatology, #23 in Pulmonology, #27 in Orthopedics, #35 in Gastroenterology & GI Surgery, #36 in Neurology & Neurologic Surgery, #38 in Nephrology, #42 in Cancer, and #49 in Diabetes & Endocrinology.
  • CHW is not only a tertiary care center, but also serves as the primary community hospital for Milwaukee's pediatricians and their patients.
  • In January of 2007 the Children's Research Institute opened its new state of the art translational and basic research building. In 2010, there were over 1,000 active clinical studies conducted at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin and pediatric related research funding for medicine and surgery is currently greater than $35 million dollars.
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Page Updated 09/08/2014