Radiology

Emergency Radiology Fellowship Program

 

Why become a fellow at MCW

As a major academic medical center, and the largest research institution in the Milwaukee metro area, the Medical College of Wisconsin is a distinguished leader in the advanced training of physicians, researchers, pharmacists and health professionals. Together with its top-tier partner institutions, the Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals (MCWAH) puts you at the forefront of advancement that’s improving the vitality of society.

Fellowship Overview

Multi-site, tertiary care hospital with a diverse patient population, managing critically ill patients with 24-hour, fully staffed emergency imaging team and state of the art equipment.

Trauma Radiology

  • Level 1 trauma center, including Flight for Life
  • Receives all major trauma victims in the area: motor vehicle, gun and knife trauma, occupational, mass casualty
  • In-house trauma surgery

Non Traumatic Emergency Radiology

  • Tertiary care center with a large sub-specialty referral base, managing after hours emergent imaging for specialties including:
    • Neurosurgery
    • Oncology
    • Orthopedics
    • Transplant
  • Certified comprehensive stroke center with in-house neuro interventional team
  • Inpatient critical care imaging, including medical and neuro ICU

Emergency Imaging Team

  • 24 hour in-house faculty
  • Junior and senior on call residents
  • Dedicated radiology liaison managing / triaging calls
  • 24 hour in-house CT and MRI technologists, sonographers and 3D imaging tech to generate 3D sequences and perfusion maps
  • Team based approach with all major sub-specialties on site including surgical teams (e.g. trauma, vascular, orthopedic and transplant), neurology, ENT, ophthalmology

Comprehensive, State of the Art Imaging including:

  • Head to toe CT, including dual energy
  • Full body CT angiography with tech-generated 3D sequences
  • CT perfusion
  • Emergent MR including:
    • Brain
    • MR angiogram head and neck
    • MRCP
    • MSK
    • MR abdomen in pregnancy, r/o appendicitis
  • Emergent US (pelvic, scrotal, vascular, transplant evaluation)
  • Fluoroscopy, including procedural (joint aspiration and LP)

Role of the Emergency Radiology Fellow

  • Key and integral member of a 24/7, dedicated team of Emergency Radiology specialists
  • Interpret multi-modality imaging for trauma and acutely ill patients under the direct supervision of 24/7 in house Emergency Radiology faculty
  • Serve as a consultant for multi-specialty resident and staff physicians to communicate critical results and provide imaging selection and protocol guidance
  • 1 month elective rotations in other radiology subspecialties
  • Participate in didactic learning opportunities including lectures and journal club meetings
 

Reasons to live in Milwaukee

Milwaukee is a one-of-a-kind city with a vibrant and diverse culture, this charming, yet metropolitan must-see is just 90 minutes north of Chicago and nestled on the coast of Lake Michigan. Whether you’re catching a show at Summerfest, the world’s largest music festival, immersing yourself in the old world charm of the Historic Third Ward or taking in the sights and sounds of one of the many cafés, beer gardens or restaurants that line the city’s riverbank and shoreline, Milwaukee never disappoints. Find out why MCW residents and fellows take pride in calling Milwaukee home.

Contact Us

Laura Kohl
lkohl@mcw.edu

 

Stephan Desouches
sdesouches@mcw.edu

Department of Radiology
MCW & Froedtert Hospital
9200 W. Wisconsin Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53226