Froedtert & The Medical College of Wisconsin
The Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin regional health network is a partnership between Froedtert Health and the Medical College of Wisconsin supporting a shared mission of patient care, innovation, medical research and education. Our health network operates eastern Wisconsin's only academic medical center and adult Level I Trauma Center at Froedtert Hospital, Milwaukee, an internationally recognized training and research center engaged in thousands of clinical trials and studies. The Froedtert & MCW health network, which includes four community hospital campuses, more than 1,600 physicians and nearly 40 health centers and clinics, draws patients from throughout the Midwest and the nation. In our most recent fiscal year, outpatient visits exceeded 1.1 million, inpatient admissions to our hospitals were 49,250 and visits to our network physicians totaled 932,000.
In 2017, Froedtert Hospital was ranked in Vizient's list of top academic medical center members, and U.S. News & World Report ranked Froedtert Hospital nationally in four specialties: gynecology, nephrology, pulmonology and ear, nose and throat care.
Froedtert & the Medical College physicians conduct clinical research trials and other studies that continually enhance the quality of health care in Wisconsin and beyond. The Medical College of Wisconsin receives a high level of research support from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) as well as other government research grants.
Physicians at Froedtert & the Medical College have been part of many scientific discoveries of new ways to prevent, diagnose and treat disease. Patients benefit from new life-saving drugs, medical devices and breakthrough surgical techniques.
Froedtert & the Medical College have a longstanding commitment to teaching the next generation of physicians and other health care professionals. Tomorrow’s doctors are guided by a team of experienced physicians who are themselves world-class researchers, clinicians and educators. At every level of undergraduate and graduation education, future physicians have access to top-notch research facilities, advanced technology and a diverse patient population in an environment that offers many opportunities to pursue advanced education and specialization.
Froedtert Hospital Facts (PDF)
Children’s Wisconsin is the region's only independent health care system dedicated solely to the health and well-being of children. In Milwaukee and throughout the state, we provide kids and their families a wide range of care and support - everything from routine care for ear aches or sore throats to life saving advances and treatment options. Our academic partner, the Medical College of Wisconsin, brings many of the nation's most well-respected doctors to our team. Together we work to ensure that every child and family we serve receives nothing but the best.
Children's Wisconsin has been recognized for its excellence as a patient care provider, employer and community partner.
Children's Wisconsin is a Level I pediatric trauma center, providing the best care to all injured kids. The American College of Surgeons only grants Level I verification to hospitals that provide the highest quality of care and deliver injury prevention, research and education programs to professionals and the public.
- Full-time, 24/7 availability of trauma surgeons and medical specialists and subspecialists.
- Availability of specialized facilities, including emergency services, and an operating room dedicated to and ready for trauma cases.
- Full-time staffing of neurosurgeons, orthopedic surgeons, and specially trained trauma nurses, as well as anesthesia services, intensive care units, rehabilitation services, CT, and other imaging facilities available for trauma patients at all times.
- More than 60,000 ER/TC visits are made each year.
- We receive the most critically ill and injured children and adolescents for care.
Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center
The Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center is located on 125 acres on the western edge of Milwaukee and 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 in 168 care acute operating beds and provides over 500,000 visits annually through an extensive outpatient program. The nursing home care unit of 113 beds offers geriatric programming and the 356 domiciliary beds are the locus of programs in Substance Abuse Rehabilitation, Psychiatric Rehabilitation and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder care.Special programs include interventional radiology, cardiac surgery, comprehensive cancer care including radiation therapy, an extensive telemedicine program with the Iron Mountain, MI VAMC, a Spinal Cord Injury Unit, and, in long term care, a Geriatric Evaluation and Management Program and a palliative care program. The Medical Center is the VA Great Lakes Health Care System's northern tier hub for both imaging, and pathology/ laboratory medicine. The VAMC is a Level 1A facility- the highest possible VA designation with all specialists available.
Over 24,000 visits per year, high acuity and a complex veteran population with a 24% admission rate (highest in region) occur in the Emergency Department.
As a teaching hospital, VAMC Milwaukee provides a full range of services, with state-of-the-art technology as well as education and research allowing residents the opportunity to serve those who served us.