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Froedtert & The Medical College of Wisconsin

9200 W. Wisconsin Avenue
Milwaukee, WI  53226
(414) 805-3000

FACTSFroedtert & The Medical College of Wisconsin

  • 500 staffed beds (as of June 30, 2012)
  • 5,164 staff
    • 1,341 staff physicians, residents and fellows
  • 27,610 admissions
  • 63,299 emergency visits
  • 494 patients transported by air (Flight for Life)
  • 2,996 Trauma Center patients evaluated
  • Recognized as one of the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals® (February 2013)
  • Becker’s Hospital Review annual list of “100 Great Hospitals” (March 2013)
  • Consumer  Choice Award (October 2012)

Since 1980, Froedtert & The Medical College of Wisconsin has been part of a critical initiative to improve the health of the community.  Together, Froedtert & The Medical College of Wisconsin form the only academic medical center in eastern Wisconsin.  More than 1,000 physicians who practice at Froedtert Hospital are Medical College of Wisconsin faculty members who are among the top in their specialties and collaborate as teams to provide the highest level of care for patients.  They, along with more than 5,000 Froedtert staff offer patients a heightened level of expertise, knowledge and advanced care that only an academic medical center can provide. It serves as an eastern Wisconsin referral center for advanced medical practice care in 37 specialties and subspecialties.   It is a major training and research facility with over 2,000 active clinical trials each year.  Froedtert Hospital operates the region’s only adult Level One Trauma Center. 

Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin
9000 W. Wisconsin Avenue
Wauwatosa, WI 53226
(414) 266-2000

FACTSChildren's Hospital of Wisconsin

  • 296 inpatient beds
  • 24,207 infant, child and adolescent admits (2011)
  • 347,972 patients seen in specialty outpatient clinics and urgent care sites
  • Emergency Department/Trauma Center treated 60,718 children
  • Designated a Magnet hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center

Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin is one of the nation’s top pediatric facilities.  It is a Level I Pediatric Trauma Center.  Founded in 1894, Children’s Hospital serves children with all types of illnesses, injuries, birth defects and other disorders.  Care is provided to children from Wisconsin, Michigan, northern Illinois and beyond.  Children’s is a private, independent, not-for-profit hospital and is a major teaching affiliate of the Medical College of Wisconsin.  Children’s Hospital is one of the busiest pediatric hospitals in the Nation. 

Children’s Research Institute, a part of Children’s Hospital advances state-of-the art pediatric health care practice through dedicated laboratory and clinical research.  Based on the concept of translational research, the institute is designed to take clinical problems from the patient bedside to study in the laboratory.  Laboratory discoveries are then converted into new treatments, preventions, therapies and cures for patients.

Clement J. Zablocki Veterans Affairs Medical Center
5000 West National Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53295
(414) 384-3000

FACTSClement J. Zablocki Veterans Affairs Medical Center

  • 168 acute care operating beds
  • Over 500,000 visits annually through an extensive outpatient program
  • 2011 VHA Communications Awards

The Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center is located on 125 acres on the western edge of Milwaukee and is part of VA Integrated Services Network 12 (VISN 12) which includes facilities in Iron Mountain, MI, Tomah and Madison WI, and North Chicago, Hines and Chicago.  The Medical Center delivers primary, secondary and tertiary medical care.  The mission of the Medical Center is to “Honor America’s Veterans by providing exceptional health care that improves their health and well-being”.  The Medical Center continues to be a benchmark of excellence and value in health care by providing exemplary services that are both patient-centered and evidence-based.  This care is delivered by engaged, collaborative teams in an integrated environment that supports learning, discovery and continuous improvement.  It Emphasizes prevention and population health and contributes to the Nation’s well-being through education, research and service in national emergencies. 

St. Joseph’s Hospital
5000 W. Chambers Street
Milwaukee, WI  53210
(414) 447-2000

FACTSSt. Joseph's Hospital Milwaukee

  • 538 licensed beds
  • 2013 Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence TM
  • 2013 Ranked #6 in Wisconsin for Critical Care
  • 2012 Emergency Medicine Excellence Award TM
  • 2012 Ranked Among the Top 5% in the Nation for Emergency Medicine
  • 2012 Five-Star Recipient for Emergency Medicine

For more than 130 years, Wheaton Franciscan – St. Joseph Campus has been offering compassionate, expert health care and is dedicated to providing a lifetime of care for a variety of health care needs.  St. Joseph’s is an academic, referral, tertiary level care facility providing acute and sub-acute care. 

With more than 80,000 visits a year, the St. Joseph Campus Emergency Department is trained and prepared to address the most critical cases – especially those that arise during the “Golden Hour” – the first 60 minutes in which a medical emergency presents itself.  St. Joseph Campus is a licensed, certified Level III trauma center, providing life-saving emergency care as recognized by the State of Wisconsin.  St. Joseph’s provides assessment, resuscitation, stabilization and emergency surgery and can arrange transfer to a level I or II trauma center for surgical and intensive care as needed. 

Aurora St. Luke’s Medical Center
5000 W. Oklahoma Avenue
Milwaukee, WI  53215
(414) 649-6000

FACTSAurora St. Luke's Medical Center Milwaukee

  • 973 total beds:  732 for routine services, 176 for special care
  • 33,016 admissions in the most recent year reported.
  • 61,734 emergency room visits.
  • 27,610 inpatient surgeries
  • 41,028 outpatient surgeries

Aurora St. Luke’s Medical Center is a short term acute care teaching facility located in Milwaukee and is part of the Aurora Health Care consortium serving communities throughout eastern Wisconsin and northern Illinois. Patients enjoy a comprehensive array of health care resources and access points depending on their individual needs. From primary and specialty care to hospitals, pharmacies, lab and home care, Aurora has developed a model of care that improves quality, makes care more efficient and affordable, and enhances every patient's health care experience. Aurora is committed to constantly improving clinical and service quality, making care more efficient and affordable, and enhancing every patient's health care experience.


Medical College of Wisconsin Emergency Medicine Residency Program

Contact Information

Edward Callahan, MD, MS
Program Director

Colleen Crowe, MD
Associate Program Director

Alicia Pilarski, DO
Assistant Program Director

Jill Simonson, BA, C-TAGME
Program Manager
(414) 805-6455

Jennifer Myszkowski
Administrative Associate

Froedtert & The Medical College of Wisconsin
Department of Emergency Medicine
9200 W. Wisconsin Avenue
Milwaukee, WI  53226
(414) 805-6450

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