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Internal Medicine - Pediatrics Residency Program

Program Director’s Welcome

 Thank you for your interest in our Internal Medicine-Pediatrics Residency Program. We are very excited and proud of our program and would like to welcome you to our website to learn more about us!
I received my medical degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison Medical School and joined our Internal Medicine-Pediatrics combined residency program at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee in 2001. During residency, I served as President for the National Med-Peds Residents' Association (NMPRA) and enjoyed working with other Med-Peds physicians across the nation.  I served an additional year as a 5th year Chief Resident for the Internal Medicine-Pediatrics Residency Program. Since then, I am honored to remain at the Medical College of Wisconsin in both the Department of Medicine and the Department of Pediatrics as an Associate Professor and a Hospitalist for Medicine and Pediatrics. I truly enjoy my career and feel that Med-Peds is well-suited for optimal patient care and endless opportunities!
Graduates from our program have a wealth of careers including Med-Peds primary care, subspecialty care and Med-Peds hospitalists with practices across the nation. The training at the Medical College of Wisconsin is founded by strong departments in both Medicine and Pediatrics. This academic center offers a diverse experience, while focusing on the necessary tools for future careers whether primary or subspecialty care pathways are chosen.
Our residents achieve success in patient care, education and research, and I feel that the Medical College of Wisconsin's Internal Medicine-Pediatrics Residency Program provides exceptional education and outstanding training! Please feel free to contact us with any questions.
We look forward to hearing from you!

Thank you,
Heather Toth, MD
Associate Professor and Program Director
Internal Medicine-Pediatrics Residency Program

MCW Med-Peds News

Bridging the Gap:  M Magazine highlights MCW Med-Peds Program

In the January 2014 issue of M Magazine, Mark Concannon interviews Drs. Heather Toth, Rachel Johnson and Brittany Bettendorf about MCW's Med-Peds Residency Program and insights into the life of a resident.  Read more about Bridging the Gap: Guiding Residents Through the Next Phase of Training

Med-Peds Resident wins 2013 Carl L. Junkerman, MD Award of Merit

Rachel Johnson, MD, wins 2013 Department of Medicine Carl L. Junkerman, MD Award of Merit.  This award is given to the resident whose work best reflects the highest standards of ethics, patient management and respect for the dignity of an individual.

Med-Peds Resident wins 2013 Intern of the Year

Carmen Wallace, MD,  wins the Categorical/Combined Intern of the Year Award for the Department of Medicine


Med-Peds Resident wins 2013 Most Outstanding Supervising Resident

Julie LeCleir, MD, wins 2013 Most Majestic Mature Falcon.  This award is given for the most outstanding supervising resident on the pediatric hospitalist service.

Med-Peds Resident wins 2013 Students' Outstanding Teaching Award

Ben Mikeworth, MD, wins 2013 Students' Outstanding Teaching Award.  This award is given to a resident who demonstrates the highest level of teaching in pediatrics.
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