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."

Danita Hahn, MDDanita Hahn, MD

Associate Program Director

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Medical College of Wisconsin

Pediatric Hospitalist, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin

DAltfill@mcw.edu

Dr. Hahn received her undergraduate degree from the University of Notre Dame and her medical degree from the Medical College of Wisconsin. She completed her pediatric residency at the Medical College of Wisconsin followed by a year as chief resident. After her chief year, she joined the pediatric faculty at the Medical College of Wisconsin in 2013, practicing pediatric hospital medicine at the Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin. Being a pediatric hospitalist has allowed her to pursue her clinical goals of caring for hospitalized children, and it has also given her the opportunity to keep her passion for education close to her heart, as she continues to work closely with residents both clinically and in various academic pursuits. As such, she was excited to join the medical education team as associate program director in 2016. Her specific medical education interests include handoffs and documentation improvement. Although she was born and raised in rural Northern Wisconsin, she has grown to love the Milwaukee area and has now enthusiastically called it her home for over 10 years. Outside of medicine, she enjoys spending time with her husband and three sons, as well as cheering for her sons at their many soccer games, reading, music, travel, and Green Bay Packers, Milwaukee Brewers, and Notre Dame sports.

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.

Abigail Schuh, MDAbigail Schuh, MD

Associate Program Director

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Medical College of Wisconsin

Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin

aschuh@mcw.edu

Dr. Schuh received both her undergraduate and medical degrees from the University of Wisconsin in Madison. She completed her pediatric residency at the Medical University of South Carolina and her fellowship training in pediatric emergency medicine at the University of Washington and Seattle Children’s Hospital. In 2015, Dr. Schuh joined the faculty at the Medical College of Wisconsin as an attending physician in the emergency department and trauma center at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin. She enjoys working with residents at the bedside in the emergency department as well as through simulation, and she was excited to join the medical education team as an associate program director in 2016. She looks forward to working with residents to help optimize their educational experience and support their career goals. Dr. Schuh is happy to have settled back in her native Wisconsin with her husband and son where they enjoy spending time with extended family and cheering for the Badgers, Brewers, and Packers.

Pediatric Residency Chief Residents

Cailyn Rood, MDCailyn Rood, MD

Chief Resident

(414) 266-6811
carood@mcw.edu

Dr. Rood was born and raised on Cape Cod, Massachusetts. She received a BA in English from Davidson College in Davidson, North Carolina. She then went on to complete medical school at Wake Forest University School of Medicine, in Winston Salem, North Carolina, and her Pediatric Residency at the Medical College of Wisconsin. She has an active interest in simulation curriculum design and assessment, and is applying to the Critical Care fellowship this fall. Outside of the hospital, Dr. Rood enjoys playing basketball, hiking, checking out new restaurants and breweries around Milwaukee, and hanging out by the lake with her dog, Huxley.

Christopher Sumski, MDChristopher Sumski, MD

Chief Resident

(414) 266-6812
csumski@mcw.edu

Dr. Sumski was born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri. He received his undergraduate degrees in Biology and Health Science from Truman State University in Kirksville, Missouri. He then went on to complete medical school at the Kansas City University, College of Osteopathic Medicine, and his Pediatric Residency at the Medical College of Wisconsin. He has particular interests in Medical Education and Cardiology and will be starting his Cardiology Fellowship at the Medical College of Wisconsin after his year as chief resident. Outside of medicine, Dr. Sumski has interests in a wide variety of music, playing the guitar, hiking, movies, baseball and hockey. He can be found at Miller Park every time the Cardinals are in town – he'll be the one in the Ozzie Smith jersey.

Pediatric Residency Staff

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 UnteutschMartha Unteutsch

Program Coordinator

(414) 337-7034
munteuts@mcw.edu

Martha received her associate degree from Milwaukee Area Technical College, Oak Creek, Wisconsin. Previous to joining the Medical College, Martha was employed at Christina Family Counseling for 20 years as an office manager. Before joining the Medical Education team, Martha supported the section of Hospital Medicine. In her position in Medical Education she works closely with the program director, chief residents and coordinators and supports the residency program by monitoring duty hours, recruitment, retreats and other various duties.

Shannon Byrne Irwin, MEdShannon Byrne Irwin, MSEd

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.

Lisa KukecLisa Kukec

Administrative Assistant

(414) 266-6810
lkukec@mcw.edu

Lisa received her undergraduate degree in Management from Ottawa University in Brookfield, Wisconsin. As Senior Administrative Assistant, she supports the pediatric residency program and is the lead for the Medical Education section. She also assists program directors, coordinators, and residents with their residency needs. Other program areas Lisa supports include Journal Club, Desire 2 Learn, and New Innovations evaluations. She has a passion for exceptional pediatric patient care and enjoys seeing the residency program flourish for the betterment of our local children.

Sarah PritchardSarah 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

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