Medical Education Team

Pediatric Residency Program Directors

Michael C. Weisgerber, MDMike Weisgerber, MD

Program Director
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Medical College of Wisconsin
Pediatric Hospitalist, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin

mweisgerber@mcw.edu

Dr. Weisgerber received his undergraduate degree from Marquette University. He received his medical degree from the Medical College of Wisconsin. He completed his pediatric residency at the Medical College of Georgia. He then returned to Milwaukee to complete a fellowship in general academic pediatrics and master's degree in epidemiology from the Medical College of Wisconsin. Following fellowship he joined the department of pediatrics faculty as a pediatric hospitalist in 2004. He was an associate director of the pediatric residency program from 2008-2012 before becoming the program director in 2012.

Dr. Weisgerber is an avid sports fan and he enjoys playing, coaching, and spectating. The only teams he likes more than Marquette are his daughters' soccer teams. He enjoys the diversity of patients and conditions he sees as a hospitalist and is active in many aspects of medical educatio – from administration to teaching on the wards to educational research. "I love having three jobs in one – being a hospitalist, a clinician-educator and a Program Director! The people here at MCW are fantastic – whether it is the patients, the faculty, the nurses, the students, the fellows, the administrative staff – and of course the residents. I can't imagine being anywhere else."

Bethany Auble, MDBethany Auble, MD

Associate Program Director

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Medical College of Wisconsin

Endocrinology, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin

bauble@mcw.edu

Dr. Auble received her medical degree from Penn State University, and then went to the University of Rochester for her pediatric residency. She then went to the University of Cincinnati and Cincinnati Children's Hospital to complete her fellowship in Pediatric Endocrinology. In 2012, Dr. Auble joined the faculty of the Medical College of Wisconsin and Children's Hospital of Wisconsin. In July 2015, Dr. Auble became an associate program director for the pediatric residency program, and she is excited to bring a subspecialist perspective to training. Dr. Auble's pediatric endocrine practice includes Type 1 Diabetes, thyroid disease, growth and puberty concerns. She is also the physician lead for a combined clinic with the Bone Marrow Transplant team and the Cystic Fibrosis Related Diabetes clinic. "I am so excited to work more closely with our fabulous pediatric residents to enhance their training and support their future career goals."

Utpala "Shonu" Das, MDUtpala "Shonu" Das, MD

Associate Program Director

Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Medical College of Wisconsin

Neonatologist, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin

sdas@mcw.edu

Dr. Das received her undergraduate degree from Purdue University. She received her medical degree from Indiana University School of Medicine. She completed her pediatric residency at Indiana University School of Medicine and Riley Children's Hospital. Following graduation, she began her neonatology fellowship at St. Louis University and Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital. She finished her neonatology fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh (Magee-Womens Hospital and Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh). She spent an additional year at the University of Pittsburgh completing a basic science research fellowship. Following training, she joined the Department of Pediatrics at the Medical College of Wisconsin in 1999 as Assistant Professor of Pediatrics. Her path to medical education has been circuitous but has enjoyed every step of the way, starting with being made editor-in-chief of the NICU handbook. She became an Associate Program Director for the residency in July of 2008. She loves working with the residents in the NICU, "it's a thrill for me when residents tell me that their NICU rotation wasn't so scary after all, that they learned a lot, and had a lot of fun."

David Margolis, MDDavid Margolis, MD

Associate Program Director

Professor Pediatrics, Medical College of Wisconsin

Program Director, Transplant Blood and Marrow Transplant Program, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin

Pediatric Hematology/Oncology/Bone Marrow Transplant, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin

dmargolis@mcw.edu

Amanda Rogers, MDAmanda Rogers, MD

Associate Program Director

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Medical College of Wisconsin

Pediatric Hospitalist, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin

arogers@mcw.edu

Dr. Rogers received her undergraduate degree from Washington University in St. Louis and her medical degree from Loyola University in Chicago. She completed her pediatric residency at the Medical College of Wisconsin followed by a chief residency year at the Medical College of Wisconsin. Following her chief year, she joined the Department of Pediatrics at MCW as a pediatric hospitalist. Her role as a hospitalist has allowed her to continue to enjoy the two things about MCW she loved the most: the amazing breadth of patients that are cared for here and the ability to work closely with residents. She thoroughly enjoyed her time as chief resident being involved with medical education and was thrilled to return to Med Ed as an associate program director in 2015. She particularly enjoys being involved with simulation education and quality improvement work. Although she frequently returns to nearby Chicago to visit family, she now calls Milwaukee home and has loved sharing all the city has to offer with her husband and two children.

Kristine Saudek, MDKristine Saudek, MD

Associate Program Director

Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Medical College of Wisconsin

Neonatologist, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin

ksaudek@mcw.edu

Dr. Saudek received her undergraduate degree from the University of Georgia. She received her medical degree from the Medical College of Georgia. She completed her pediatric residency at The University of Tennessee Health Science Center and Le Bonheur Children's Hospital. Following graduation she joined the department of pediatrics as a pediatric hospitalist at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation while her husband completed his fellowship in pediatric cardiology. She joined the department of pediatrics at the Medical College of Wisconsin/Children's Hospital of Wisconsin in 2007, where she has been very involved in medical education first as an associate clerkship director and now as an associate program director since 2014. Dr. Saudek loves her job in the newborn nursery and her role as an associate program director. "Residents have always held a special place in my heart." Dr. Saudek has three children and despite growing up in Savannah, Georgia, has come to love Milwaukee (including winter) and considers this home.

Pediatric Residency Chief Residents

Jean Heinen, MDJean Heinen, MD

Chief Resident
 

(414) 266-6811
jheinen@mcw.edu

Dr. Heinen received her undergraduate degree from Wheaton College and her medical degree from the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW). She is from Wisconsin and loves everything about it, from the abundance of cheese to the friendly people to the changing seasons (especially winter!). She enjoyed her pediatric residency at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin and cannot imagine a more well-rounded pediatric experience. "I am planning to pursue a career in primary care and I feel I received excellent training to prepare me for this next step!"

James Daly, MDJames Daly, MD

Chief Resident
 

(414) 266-6812
jdaly@mcw.edu

Dr. Daly grew up in Willimantic, Connecticut, and received his undergraduate degrees in physics and mathematics from the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts. He received his medical degree from the Chicago Medical School. He completed his pediatric residency at the Medical College of Wisconsin, which he chose to attend due to the outstanding learning opportunities for the development into a confident, knowledgeable physician. In his free time, he enjoys organized sports and outdoor activities, spending time with his wife Laura, and changing the diapers of James Jr. who born on August 20, 2015. After completion of his chief year, he intends on returning to New England and joining a pediatric practice where he can live amongst his fellow New England Patriots fans.

Pediatric Residency Staff

Shannon Byrne Irwin, MEdShannon Byrne Irwin, MEd

Program Coordinator
 

(414) 266-6670
sbyrne@mcw.edu

Shannon earned her Bachelor's degree in Environmental Policy from the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay and her Master's degree in Higher Education & Student Affairs from Indiana University-Bloomington. Before joining the medical education team within Pediatrics, Shannon spent seven years at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in the Honors College supporting the undergraduate education of high achieving students. Shannon has also worked at Lakeland College in a first-year undergraduate advising capacity and as a Residence Hall Director at UW-Parkside. Shannon serves the medical education team as a program coordinator by supporting clerkships, residency and fellowship programs within pediatrics.

Caitlin PilonCaitlin Pilon

Program Coordinator
 

(414) 266-6803
cpilon@mcw.edu

Caitlin received her undergraduate degree in Psychology from Concordia University in Mequon, Wisconsin. As program coordinator for the Pediatric Residency program, Caitlin assists residents from the time of application, through their continuing three years of education. She works closely with the coordinators, chief residents, and program directors to insure all academic needs are met within the department. Other program areas Caitlin supports include Orientation, Journal Club, and Residency Noon Conference, to name a few. Caitlin thoroughly enjoys working with the residents and medical education team – continually striving to grow her personal fund of knowledge and abilities in the world of Medical Education.

Martha Unteutsch

Program Coordinator
 

munteuts@mcw.edu

Lisa KukecLisa Kukec

Administrative Assistant
 

(414) 266-6810
lkukec@mcw.edu

Sarah Pritchard

Administrative Assistant
 

(414) 266-2786
spritchard@mcw.edu

Sarah earned her undergraduate degree in Classics (Ancient Greek and Latin) from Washington University in St. Louis. She is excited to test her understanding of medical terminology in her position with medical education. As administrative assistant, Sarah, assists the entire medical education team, the Chief Residents and coordinates schedules for two doctors. She enjoys being a support to the residents as well as the team whether through budget submissions, creating SURFBoard presentations or just being a friendly face at the front desk. She looks forward to meeting all of the Residents face to face, so please stop in!

Contact Us

Pediatrics Residency Program
Medical Education Office
Children's Corporate Center
999 N. 92nd St., Suite 730
Milwaukee, WI 53226

(414) 266-6800 | Fax: (414) 337-7068
pedsrecruitment@mcw.edu

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