Chief Residents 2017-2018

Sara Dunbar, DO

Hometown: Apple Valley, MN
Med School: Des Moines University
Career Plans: Academic Hospitalist
Favorite Aspect of Residency at MCW: I love our residency program! Everyone is extremely friendly, supportive and approachable.
Favorite Aspect of Milwaukee: Walking along Lake Michigan on a beautiful summer day and the many festivals.
One Thing You Must Try While Living in Wisconsin: Go to a Brewers game.
Interesting Fact About Me: I met my husband of two years, when we were 13 and he threw me into a lake fully clothed.

Tom Garvey, MD

Hometown: Rochester, MN
Med School: University of Wisconsin-Madison
Career plans: Academic Rheumatologist
Favorite Aspect of Residency at MCW: The relationships I have developed with both colleagues and patients.
Favorite Aspect of Milwaukee: The summer festivals.
One thing you must try while living in Wisconsin: Dinner with family or friends at an authentic supper club.
Interesting fact about me: I studied in the Provence region of France for one year during undergrad.

Mike Girolami, MD

Hometown: Billings, Montana
Medical School: Medical College of Wisconsin
Career Plans: Primary Care
Favorite Aspect of Resident at MCW: Co-residents and the congenial nature of the faculty.
Favorite Aspect of Milwaukee: The running and biking trails.
One Thing You Must Try While Living in Wisconsin: Door County
Interesting Fact About Me: I’ve biked from Milwaukee to Chicago three times.

Adam Levin, MD

Hometown: Madison, Wisconsin
Med School: Medical College of Wisconsin
Career Plans: Hematology/Oncology
Favorite Aspect of Residency at MCW: The residents who make work fun, the diversity and complexity of the patients we serve, and program leadership that is heavily invested in our training.
Favorite Aspect of Milwaukee: Festivals all summer long.
One Thing You Must Try While Living in Wisconsin: Watching a Packers game at Lambeau Field.
Interesting Fact About Me:​ I was once chased by a wild orangutan in Indonesia (and escaped)!

Karmen Wielunski, DO

Hometown: Baraboo, WI
Med School: Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine
Career Plans: Academic Hospitalist with emphasis on Quality Improvement
Favorite Aspect of Resident at MCW: The genuinely friendly people who make up the program
Favorite Aspect of Milwaukee: The McKinley Marina in the summer
One Thing You Must Try While Living in Wisconsin: Hiking at Devil’s Lake followed by wine tasting at Wollersheim Winery
Interesting Fact About Me: I majored in Italian in undergrad

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To inquire further about the Internal Medicine Residency at the Medical College of Wisconsin, please contact us at immcw@mcw.edu.

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