Emergency Medicine

Medical College of Wisconsin Emergency Medicine Division of Ultrasound

Mission

To continuously elevate high-quality patient care through the integration of POCUS expertise into clinical leadership, medical education, scholarship, and interdisciplinary collaboration.

Vision

To be a leading academic Emergency Medicine POCUS Division in the nation by advancing POCUS in patient care and medical education through innovative scholarship, interdisciplinary collaboration, and discovery.

Medical College of Wisconsin Emergency Medicine Division of Ultrasound
MCW Emergency Medicine Ultrasound Division

Emergency Medicine Fellowship in Emergency Ultrasonography

This one-year fellowship, accredited by the Emergency Ultrasound Fellowship Accreditation Council (EUFAC), provides a variety of practice opportunities to learn and employ new skills. While working in a cohort of talented, mission driven and supportive colleagues, ultrasonography fellows will get the chance to experience multiple, robust practice settings.

System Activities

3D printer used in MCW Emergency Medicine Division of Ultrasound

Point-of-Care Ultrasound (POCUS) Operations currently serve at seven clinical sites. In 2021, over 4,300 clinically indicated exams were performed. Ultrasound has increased collaboration with Trauma Surgery which has allowed the division to increase consistency of FAST exam and conduct a quality assurance project: Use of POCUS in Traumatic Cardiac Arrest. The division is invested in bringing state-of-the-art technology to clinical providers, such as a new 3D printer.

Education

The Division of Ultrasound presents a robust education program within the department of Emergency Medicine. The division has received a 3-year EUFAC designation and offers resident Ultrasound track matching.

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SAEM Great Plains Regional Meeting 2022: Pre-Conference Ultrasound Workshop

Division Team

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Mary Beth Phelan, MD, RDMS

Professor; Vice Chair for Faculty Development and Advancement; Division Chief, Ultrasound; Director, Emergency Ultrasonography Fellowship Program

mbphelan@mcw.edu

(414) 955-1119

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Bill Scheels, MD

Assistant Professor; Course Director, Ultrasound Elective

wjscheels@mcw.edu

(414) 955-6450

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Gary P. Bhagat, MD

Assistant Professor

gbhagat@mcw.edu

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Patrick Drayna, MD

Associate Professor of Pediatrics; Director of Point-of-Care Ultrasound, Section of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Medical Director, POCUS, Children's Wisconsin

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Evan Kendal Robinson, DO

Assistant Professor

erobinson@mcw.edu

(414) 955-1745

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Janice Hinze

Program Manager, Emergency Medicine Fellowships

jhinze@mcw.edu

(414) 955-1173

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Kim Lowman

Program Coordinator III

klowman@mcw.edu

(414) 955-1119