Froedtert Hospital & the Medical College of Wisconsin is ranked the third-best academic medical center in the country
On September 15, 2017, Vizient, an alliance of academic medical centers and hospitals, announced Froedtert & MCW Froedtert Hospital ranks No. 3 out of 95 percent of academic medical centers in the nation. In addition, St. Joseph’s Hospital ranked No. 2 and Community Memorial No. 9 out of 161 participants in the community hospital study.
Stephen Wilkinson, MD Earns Creative Medical Writing Award Dr. Wilkinson, a 2017 Internal Medicine-Pediatric Resident graduate, was named the 2017 MCW President’s Prize in Creative Medical Writing for the essay, “A Strong and Simple Heart.”
Dr. Edward Kirkpatrick Earns High 5 Teaching Award
Dr. Kirkpatrick was selected for this honor by the pediatric residents as one of the Top 5 Teachers within the DOP. With so many wonderful teachers in the DOP, it is wonderful to see Dr. Kirkpatrick recognized for his outstanding teaching of our residents.
Katrina Byrd, MD named Co-Chair of Underrepresented in Medicine
Katrina Byrd MD, Internal Medicine-Pediatrics Resident, is currently the Co-Chair of the Underrepresented in Medicine (URM) Committee. The URM Committee promotes diversity at MCWAH and is a resource for residents and fellows.
Drs. Scott Cohen and Timothy Schum win Med-Peds Faculty Award
This award is to recognize a faculty member that has shown excellence in awareness for Internal Medicine-Pediatrics by helping residents focus on the skills, insight and dedication to provide high quality care to patients with acute or chronic illnesses that may span several decades. We had a tie this year. Thank you to Dr. Scott Cohen, Assistant Professor of Cardiology, and Dr. Timothy Schum, Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Medical Director of the Midtown Clinic for your outstanding teaching of our residents!
Congratulations to the following Med-Peds Residents who were recognized for their outstanding teaching:
Hema Krishna, MD was one of the 2017 Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals Inc. Research & Quality Award Winners. This award recognizes housestaff employed by MCWAH for excellence in research. Recipients received a certificate and $500. Housestaff were nominated by their respective program director and selected by the MCWAH Research Award Committee.
Stephen Wilkinson, MD was awarded the 2017 Larry D. Sarff, MD award as selected by the pediatric housestaff. This resident teaching award is given to a graduating pediatric or med-peds resident whose dedication to medical education and clinical service best exemplifies the lifelong ideals exhibited by Larry D. Sarff, MD, who won the greatest number of resident teaching awards when he was on the Children's Hospital of Wisconsin faculty in the infectious disease section.