Medical College of Wisconsin

Program Description

Type of Program

Froedtert Hospital and the Medical College of Wisconsin is a Level 1 adult Trauma Center located in Milwaukee, WI. With an annual census of >75,000 visits a year the department of emergency medicine is home to a 3 year emergency medicine residency program with 30 residents, fellows and medical students.

Year Fellowship Started:


Ultrasound Program Status

Division of Ultrasound within the Department of Emergency Medicine

Number of Ultrasound Faculty:


Notable Faculty

Mary Beth Phelan, MD
Chief Division of Emergency Department Ultrasound
Ultrasound Fellowship Director

William Scheels, MD
Director of Emergency Medicine Ultrasound Education
US Fellowship Co-Director

Jonathan Weise, MD
Director of Emergency Medicine Ultrasound Zablocki VA

Patrick Drayna, MD
Director of Pediatric Emergency Ultrasound

Ultrasound Fellowship Education

Fellows will receive training on basic core emergency medicine ultrasound applications and advanced applications

Quality assurance/image review occurs weekly

Ultrasound Journal Club Occurs Monthly

Scholarship: Opportunity for scholarship

Leadership development: As a junior faculty member you will participate the " Foundations for Impact " new/junior faculty series occurring each quarter

Do you bill for ultrasounds?


Do you require follow up imaging for patients who get ultrasounds?

Not always. We have developed several academic community partnerships in the last Follow up imagining is completed at the discretion of the attending physician.

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