Welcome to the Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine
Rose Franco, MD
Our faculty members offer an array of inpatient and outpatient clinical services for the diagnosis and management of problems that are difficult to diagnose or hard to treat. Our care is distinguished from that of other providers because we practice in a multidisciplinary clinical, teaching and research setting. We provide the only regional source of comprehensive care for patients with complex medical problems such as cystic fibrosis, pulmonary hypertension, lung transplant, and others. Read more...
We are always looking for new ways to educate and inform our readers, whether they're part of the medical community, a present or future patient seeking answers or a curious Web surfer. One of the new features on our site is a convenient secure online donation area for those who wish to support the Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine mission. Please visit our Giving page for more information.
The Pulmonary/Critical Care Medicine Fellowship Program at the Medical College of Wisconsin is a combined three-year program designed to provide opportunities to learn the basic and clinical aspects of each of these areas of medicine. Read more...
The Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine offers opportunities for patients to participate in a variety of clinical trials. Our faculty and research coordinators are engaged in a variety of clinical research and physician-initiated trials conducted in collaboration with research networks and industry sponsored-trials. Read more...
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Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine News
Feb. 4 - Dr. Ilene Gilbert tells NBC-TV/Channel 4 that decades of studies will be needed to determine if second-hand vapors from e-cigarettes pose a health risk. TMJ4
Sept. 18 - The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel profiles two patients who received lung transplants at Froedtert Hospital. The Milwaukee Brewers and Froedtert honored the patients at ceremonies before the September 12 baseball game at Miller Park. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
June 10 - With researchers at the Medical College of Georgia at Georgia Regents University, E. Brooke Lerner, PhD led the planning process to develop new federal guidelines for triaging mass casualty victims Wauwatosa Now