Pediatrics: Residency

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Medical Education Team


Pediatric Residency Program Directors

Mike Weisgerber, M.D. – Program Director
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Medical College of Wisconsin
Pediatric Hospitalist, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin

Training: B.S., Marquette University, M.D. Medical College of Wisconsin, M.S. Medical College of Wisconsin
Residency: Pediatrics, Medical College of Georgia
Fellowship: General Academic Pediatrics, Medical College of Wisconsin
Professional Interests: Resident and Medical Student Mentoring and Education, Family-Centered Rounds, Acute respiratory illnesses, senior resident empowerment actions (SREAs), board preparation curriculum development (SURFBoards), fluid and electrolyte management

Shonu Das, M.D. - Associate Program Director
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Medical College of Wisconsin
Neonatologist, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin

Training: B.S., Purdue University; M.D. Indiana University
Residency: Pediatrics, Indiana University
Fellowship: Neonatology, Saint Louis University (year 1) and University of Pittsburgh (years 2 & 3)
Research Fellowship (1 year): Magee-Womens Research Institute at the University of Pittsburgh
Professional Interests: Medical student, resident and fellow mentoring and education; curriculum development; Editor-in-chief of our NICU Handbook; Healer’s Art (medical student humanities elective)

David Margolis, M.D
. - Associate Program Director
Professor of Pediatrics, Medical College of Wisconsin
Program Director of Transplant Blood and Marrow Transplant Program, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin
Pediatric Hematology/Oncology/Bone Marrow Transplant, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin

Training:  B.A., Indiana University; M.D., University of Wisconsin Medical School
Residency: Pediatrics, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
Fellowship: Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals
Professional Interests: Bone marrow transplant for malignant and non-malignant diseases; care of children with aplastic anemia, resident and medical student education

Alex Okun, M.D
. - Associate Program Director
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Medical College of Wisconsin;
Special Needs Program

Training:  B.S., Yale University, New Haven, CT; M.D., Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, NY, NY
Residency: Pediatrics, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, NY, NY
Fellowship: Mental Health Research in Primary Care, Bronx Municipal Hospital Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY Professional Interests: General pediatrics, primary care, care for children with complex chronic conditions, pediatric palliative and hospice medicine, ethics, medical education


Chief Residents

Anne Lincoln, M.D.    

Sarah Vepraskas, M.D.

Kalindi Dhekney, M.D.      

(QI Chief Resident)


Medical Education Staff

Ginny Cleppe – Program Coordinator
Phone: 414-266-6810
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Page Updated 10/17/2013