Medical Students

The Department of Anesthesiology participates in teaching a required course for third year medical students, and offers a number of elective rotations for fourth year students.  Medical students who have an early interest in anesthesiology may join our Resident Assistant Program as early as their second year of school.  This affords them the opportunity to spend additional time in the OR under the tutelage of our anesthesia residents and faculty, thereby confirming their interest in anesthesiology.

 Anesthesiology M3 Mandatory Rotation

       Sarah Reck, MDAnn-Marie Manley, MD
Course Director:  Ann-Marie Manley, MD and Sarah Reck, MD

Description:  The students will be introduced to care of perioperative patient throughout all phases of perioperative care.  The focus will be on performing a preoperative evaluation and identifying risk factors, intraoperative management (including management of common problems) and post-operative care (including acute pain management).

Location:    Froedtert, Veterans Hospital and Children's

Time commitment:  2 weeks

 Anesthesiology M3 Electives - 2 Weeks

Intravenous Placement and Basic Airway Management for Ophthalmological Surgery

Lourdes Bergos, MDCourse Director:  Lourdes Bergos, MD

Description:  A rotation for developing skills of IV placement and basic airway management in the operating room of the Froedtert Hospital Eye Clinic.  The student will also learn to do preoperative evaluations of ophthalmological patients and identify risk factors by taking the patient's history and performing physical examinations, with integrating preoperative laboratory work-up.

Location:  Froedtert Hospital Eye Clinic

Time Commitment:  2 weeks, Mon-Fri, 6:45 a.m. to 5 p.m., no night call, no weekends
 


Pre-Anesthesia Evaluation

Ann-Marie Manley, MD

Course Director:  Ann-Marie Manley, MD

Description:   The focus will be on performing a preoperative history and physical exam, evaluating the patient's current medical status, and assessing the clinical risk profile to help guide the perioperative plan for a high-risk anesthesia case.

Location:  Froedtert Hospital

Time Commitment:  2 weeks, Mon-Fri, 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., no night call, no weekends
 


Post-Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU)

Suneeta Gollapudy, MDCourse Director:  Suneeta Gollapudy, MD

Description:  The PACU rotation will emphasize on postoperative care of surgical patients.  Students will be introduced to the postoperative phase including pain management, knowledge of fluid management, arrhythmias, renal functions, anaphylaxis, ventilator management, airway management and differential diagnoses of postoperative weakness and somnolence.

Location:  Froedtert Hospital

Time Commitment:  2 weeks, Mon-Fri, 6:45 a.m. to 5 p.m., no night call, no weekends
 


Anesthesia outside the Operating Room

Zafar Iqbal, MD, FCCPCourse Director:  Zafar Iqbal, MD, FCCP

Description:  Students will be introduced to the perioperative care of patients outside the main operating room.  The focus will be on the unique aspects of preoperative care, identifying risk factors, intraoperative procedures, anesthetic management, postoperative care including acute pain management and care of the perioperative patient while in a procedure room setting away from the main OR.

Location:  Veterans Affairs Medical Center

Time Commitment:  2 weeks, Mon-Fri, 6:45 a.m. to 5 p.m., no night call, no weekends
 


Preoperative Anesthesia Clinic

Jutta Novalija, MD, PhDCourse Director:  Jutta Novalija, MD, PhD

Description:  The students will have the opportunity to refine clinical skills including history taking, physical examination and oral presentation.  A comprehensive and concise preoperative evaluation provides the critical information necessary to develop an appropriate plan of anesthetic management.  The student will have the ability to follow interesting cases on their day of surgery to see how the preoperative planning affects clinical practice.

Location:  Veterans Affairs Medical Center

Time Commitment:  2 weeks, Mon-Fri, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., no night call, no weekends
 


Introduction to Pain Management Procedures

Hariharan Shankar, MDCourse Director:  Hariharan Shankar, MD

Description:  This course will introduce the M3 student to multiple fluoroscopic and non-fluoroscopic guided outpatient pain procedures.  The student will be involved in initial consultations, follow-up visits, and in come cases; performing the procedure(s).  The experience will provide multiple opportunities to learn physical exam skills, specifically exam pertaining to the neck and low back.

Location:  Pain Center of Wauwatosa

Time Commitment:  2 weeks, Mon-Fri, 8 a.m. until patients have been seen, no night call, no weekends
 


Introduction to Clinical Research

 Judith Hudetz, PhDCourse Director:  Judith Hudetz, PhD

Description:  Elective will focus on how to conduct clinical research.  Special emphasis on administrative aspects of clinical research and data collection.

Location:  Veterans Affairs Medical Center research laboratories

Time Commitment:  2 weeks, Mon-Fri, 6:45 a.m. to 5 p.m., weekends as needed per research project

 

 

 Anesthesiology M3 Elective - 4 Weeks

Introduction to Pediatric Anesthesia

Rose Campise-Luther, MDCourse Director:  Rose Campise-Luther, MD

Description:  An introduction to the practice of pediatric anesthesia, intended to afford the rotators a comprehensive overview of the preoperative, intraoperative and post operative care of pediatric surgical patients.  The students will have the opportunity to participate in a variety of surgical procedures requiring different types of anesthesia, as well as examine and interview patients and their families in the preoperative evaluation clinic, and spend time in the Pain Clinic.

Location:  Children's Hospital

Time Commitment:  4 weeks, Mon-Fri, 6:30 a..m to 5 p.m., no night call, no weekends.
 


Expanded Introduction to Anesthesiology

Catherine Kuo, MDCourse Director:  Catherine Kuo, MD

Description:  Students will learn about peri-operative medicine; including the intra-operative evaluation and optimization for patients with medical disease, intra-operative, and post-operative management.  Principles of airway management, resuscitation, critical care, and pain management will be introduced.  Cardiac and pulmonary physiology will be emphasized.  Opportunities may also include time the the Pre-Anesthesia Clinic, Regional and Acute Pain Service, Froedtert Birth Center, and Pain Management Clinic.

Location:  Froedtert Hospital

Time Commitment:  4 weeks, Mon-Fri, 6:45 a.m to 5 p.m., 1 night call, 1 weekend 12 hour shift
 


Introduction to Obstetric Anesthesia

Jessica Rock, MDCourse Director:  Jessica Rock, MD

Description:  Introduction to the unique elements of anesthetic care for obstetric patients.  The rotation focuses on learning normal physiology of pregnancy and common pregnancy-related pathophysiology, as well as understanding changes in anesthetic planning base on pregnancy-related physiologic changes.  Students will learn to perform an appropriate pre-anesthetic management of labor, cesarean delivery, and other surgical procedures related to pregnancy.

Location:  St. Joseph Hospital and Froedtert Birth Center

Time Commitment:  4 weeks, Mon-Fri, 6:45 a.m. to 5 p.m., no night call, no weekends.
 


General Anesthesia at Community Memorial Hospital

Course Director:  Amanda McQueen Klein, MD

Description:  Students will be expected to learn about their patients preoperatively, including performing a focused preoperative evaluation with risk stratification, developing and anesthetic plan (including fluid management, drug processes of the patient), and post operative care (including analgesia).  Additional airway management techniques, invasive monitoring, regional anesthesia and labor analgesia will also be introduced.

Location:  Community Memorial Hospital

Time Commitment:  4 weeks, Mon-Fri, 6:45 a.m. to 5 p.m., no night call, no weekends
 


General Anesthesia at St. Francis and Franklin

Course Director:  John Selthafner, MD

Description:  Student will be introduced to all phases of perioperative care pre-operative assessment, intra-operative management, and post-operative care in a private practice setting in the operating room of St. Francis and Wheaton Franciscan - Franklin Hospitals.  Student will learn the following skills: PIV placement, airway management, invasive monitoring, neuraxial and ultra-sound guided peripheral nerve blocks.

Location:  St. Francis and Franklin Hospitals

Time Commitment:  4 weeks, Mon-Fri, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., no night call, no weekends
 


General Anesthesia

Course Director:  Nathan Gabler, MD

Description:  Student will be introduced to all phases of perioperative care, preoperative assessment, intraoperative management, and postoperative care in the private practice setting of the Aurora West Allis Medical Center.  Student will learn and deepen the following skills:  peripheral IV placement, airway management, invasive monitoring, and peripheral/regional/neuraxial procedures.

Location:  West Allis Medical Center

Time Commitment:  4 weeks, Mon-Fri, 7 a.m. until cases are complete, no night call, no weekends

 Anesthesiology M3 - 4 Week Research Courses

Cardioprotection by far/near infrared light

Martin Bienengraeber, PhDCourse Director:  Martin Bienengraeber, PhD

Description:  An introduction on how to conduct and participate in basic science research in Anesthesiology.  The research revolves around the role of mitochondria as triggers and effectors in protection of the heart from ischemia and stress.  Far/near infrared light will be used to induce protective mechanisms that include nitric oxide from unexpected sources such as hemoglobin and myoglobin.

Location:  MCW, Anesthesia Research Laboratories

Time Commitment:  4 weeks, Mon-Fri, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., no night call, no weekends, 100% laboratory research
 


Cardiac Extracellular Matrix in Inflammation, Fibrosis, and Heart Failure

Dorothee Weihrauch, DVM, PhDCourse Director:  Dorothee Weihrauch, DVM, PhD

Description:  The research revolves around the role of the extracellular matrix in inflammatory deseases and how altered extracellular matrix influences cell signaling.  By the end of this rotation, the student would be expected to have developed a basic understanding as well as basic skills in the area of cardiovascular research regarding the role of the extracellular matrix in signaling processes and his or her work to have contributed in part to a publishable project.

Location: MCW, Anesthesia Research Laboratories

Time Commitment:  4 weeks, Mon-Fri, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m, no night call, no weekends, 100% laboratory research
 



Mitochondrial Signaling in Cardioprotection

Amadou Camara, PhDCourse Director:  Amadou Camara, PhD

Description:  An introduction to provide the basic overview into how to conduct and discuss basic research in cardiovascular anesthesia.  Specifically, the research will examine how cellular and mitochondrial calcium dynamics are altered and the concomitant changes in mitochondrial bioenergetics and redox potential during and after volatile anesthetics exposure and how this may be involved in anesthetic cardioprotection against acute ischemia dn reperfusion injury.

Location:  MCW, Anesthesia Research Laboratories

Time Commitment:  4 weeks, Mon-Fri, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., no night call, no weekends, 100% laboratory research

 Anesthesiology M4 Electives

Ambulatory:  Pain Management

Hariharan Shankar, MDCourse Director:  Hariharan Shankar, MD

Description:  Students will acquire knowledge that will be useful and applicable to a chosen medical specialty.  Students will learn assessment and management of patients in a variety of pain states, including chronic in a multidisciplinary setting, as well as acute and cancer pain whenever the opportunity arises.  The students learn through active participation in patient care.  The pharmacology of pain treatment and pain medications will be an integral part of the student's experience.

Location:  Pain Center of Wauwatosa

Time Commitment:  4 weeks, Mon-Fri, 7:30 a.m. until scheduled patients are seen, no call or weekends
 


Sub-Internship:  Anesthesiology Sub-1

Marcus Kaiser, MDRachel Budithi, MDCourse Directors:  Rachel Budithi, MD and Markus Kaiser, MD

Description:  Refresh and broaden the knowledge of anesthesiology gained in the junior year.  (1) Learn advanced hemodynamic monitoring and application of physiology and pharmacology with an emphasis on cardiovascular anesthesia.  (2) Hands on experience in the technical aspects of anesthesiology, e.g. airway management, tracheal intubation, placement of venous and arterial catheters and management of pulmonary artery catheters.  (3) Understand risks/benefits of various anesthetic techniques.

Location:  Froedtert Hospital

Time Commitment:  4 weeks, Mon-Fri, 6:45 a.m. to 5 p.m., 5-6 night calls may include weekend call
 


Elective:  Anesthesia for Trauma and Emergencies

Olga Kaslow, MD, PhDCourse Director:  Olga Kaslow, MD, PhD

Description:  The student will learn: (1) Comprehend the pathophysiologic response to the traumatic injury of specific organ systems (2) Understand the goals and methods of the resuscitation of a patient with single and multiple organ traumas; develop the ability to recognize often conflicting goals (3) Learn different methods of evaluation and establishment of a definitive airway in both the controlled and emergency settings (4) Acquire skills for obtaining basic vascular access; develop basic knowledge of methods of invasive monitoring (interpretation of arterial, central venous, and pulmonary artery pressures) (5) Understand the pathophysiology of various types of shock and basic methods of resuscitation:  fluid and blood components; learn the pharmacology of the most commonly used resuscitation drugs and anesthetic agents in a trauma patient.

Location:  Froedtert Hospital

Time Commitment:  4 weeks, Mon-Fri, 6:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., night call and weekends
 


Elective:  Clinical Anesthesiology

Lois Connolly, MDCourse Director:  Lois Connolly, MD

Description:  Be able to formulate an anesthetic plan for a healthy patient and conduct anesthetic with assistance of anesthesia care team.  Develop skills of IV placement and airway management techniques.  Other opportunities may include arterial line and central line placement.  Understand risks/benefits of various anesthetic techniques.  Understand and interpret hemodynamic monitoring.

Location:  Froedtert Hospital

Time Commitment:  4 weeks, Mon-Fri, 6:45 a.m. to 5 p.m., no call or weekends
 


Elective:  General Anesthesia

Sarah Reck, MDCourse Director:  Sarah Reck, MD

Description:  Refresh and broaden the knowledge of Anesthesiology gained in the Junior year.  Student will gain experience in the technical aspect of Anesthesiology with hands-on experience in anesthetizing patients under the supervision of senior residents and faculty.  By the end of the month the student will understand risks/benefits of various anesthetic techniques, understand the goals of pre-operative clearance of patients for surgery and how medical co-morbidities alter anesthetic management.

Location:  Froedtert Hospital

Time Commitment:  4 weeks, Mon-Fri, 6:45 a.m. to 5 p.m., no night call or weekends
 


Elective:  Cardiac Anesthesia

Sweeta Gandhi, MDCourse Director:  Sweeta Gandhi, MD

Description: Integrative management of patients with heart disease for cardiac surgery.  Student will learn advanced hemodynamic monitoring and transesophageal echocardiography for patients with heart disease.

Location:  Veterans Affairs Medical Center

Time Commitment:  4 weeks, Mon-Fri, 6:30 a.m. until assigned cases are completed, no call and no weekends
 


Elective:  Anesthesiology

Sweeta Gandhi, MDCourse Director:  Sweeta Gandhi, MD

Description:  Student will be able to formulate an anesthetic plan for a healthy patient and conduct an anesthetic with assistance of the anesthesia care team.  Gain experience with invasive techniques, e.g. IV lines, arterial lines and central lines and develop skills in airway management.  Understand the risks and benefits of various anesthetic techniques.

Location:  Veterans Affairs Medical Center

Time Commitment:  4 weeks, Mon-Fri, 6:45 a.m. until cases are complete, no call or weekends
 


Elective:  General Anesthesia

Course Director:  Wilfred Szerenyi, MD

Description:  This course should only be taken by students who are seriously considering anesthesiology as a career.  Refresh and broaden the knowledge gained during the junior anesthesia clerkship.  Student will attain further experience in the technical aspects of the specialty such as maintenance of airway, spinal taps, starting of intravenous, intra-arterial lines.

Location:  Waukesha Memorial

Time Commitment:  4 weeks, Mon-Fri, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., no call or weekends
 


Elective:  Pediatric Anesthesiology/Pain Management

Steven Weisman, MDSusan Staudt, MDCourse Director:  Susan Staudt, MD and Steven Weisman, MD

Description:  Gain insight into perioperative physiology in infants and children.  Students will attain experience working with children in the technical aspects of pediatric anesthesiology.  Including airway management, intravenous cannulation, administration of sedatives and analgesics and the conduct of a routine anesthetic.  Obtain a broader degree of understanding of pediatric perioperative medicine.  Introduction to acute and chronic pediatric pain management, including the setup and management of patient controlled analgesia systems.

Location:  Children's Hospital

Time Commitment:  4 weeks, Mon-Fri, 6:30 a.m. until scheduled patients are seen, no call or weekends.
 


Elective:  Obstetric Anesthesiology

Elizabeth Ellinas, MDCourse Director:  Elizabeth Ellinas, MD

Description:  The students are expected to observe the practice and execution of current standards of Obstetric Anesthesia.  Read and discuss the following topics:  Physiology of normal pregnancy and anesthetic complications, pain control in Obstetrics and anesthesia consideration in high-risk pregnancies.

Location: St. Joseph's Hospital

Time Commitment:  4 weeks, Mon-Fri, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., no call or weekends
 


Advanced Airway Management (available 2015-2016)

Course Director:  James DuCanto, MD

Description:  Student will be introduced to a comprehensive approach to the assessment and management of the routine and difficult airway.  Student will learn multiply methods of airway management, with an emphasis on ventilation-centered care.

Location:  St. Lukes Medical Center

Time Commitment:  4 weeks, Mon-Fri, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., no night call, no weekends
 


Ambulatory: High Risk Anesthesia Consultation (available 2015-2016)

Ann-Marie Manley, MDCourse Director:  Ann-Marie Manley, MD

Description:  Focus will be on performing a comprehensive and concise preoperative history and physical exam, evaluating the patient's current medical status, and assessing the clinical risk profile to help guide the perioperative plan (additional preoperative testing or consultations, intraoperative anesthetic plan, and postoperative pain management plan).

Location:  Froedtert Hospital

Time Commitment:  4 weeks, Mon-Fri, 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., no night call, no weekends
 


Ambulatory:  Anesthesiology at Froedtert Hospital Surgery Center (available 2015-2016)

Thomas A. Stekiel, MDCourse Director:  Thomas A. Stekiel, MD

Description:  This course is intended to enhance the student's experience with the management of surgical patients in the ambulatory setting.  Students will be expected to have had basic (initial) exposure to the surgical setting (i.e. anesthetic techniques, sterile field/technique etc.) during their junior year.  Along with attending physicians and anesthesiology residents the students will participate in preoperative evaluation and perioperative management of patients with a particular focus on objectives relevant to the ambulatory setting.  Such objectives include preoperative screening of patients suitable for a free standing surgery center, implementation of anesthetic techniques that are of appropriate duration, preemptive systemic and regional pain management techniques and efficient case turnover.

Location:  Froedtert Surgery Center

Time Commitment:  4 weeks, Mon-Fri, 6:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., no call or weekends
 


Elective:  Critical Care Anesthesiology Sub-Internship (available 2015-2016)

Larry Lindenbaum, MDCourse Director:  Larry Lindenbaum, MD

Description:  Anesthesiology Critical Care Sub-Internship is a 4 week rotation during which the student will care for critically ill patients in the CVICU at FMLH and the SICU at the VAMC.  The focus will be on the evaluation and management of patients in the immediate post-operative period after a variety of cardiovascular interventions, including CABG, valve repair, VADs, aortic dissections, TAA/AAA as well as management of other co-morbid critical conditions often present in this same patient population.

Location:  The student will alternate between the FMLH CVICU and the VAMC SICU, spending a total of two weeks at each location.

Time Commitment:  4 weeks, Mon-Fri, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., night call, some weekends
 


Elective:  Critical Care Sub-Internship (available 2015-2016)

Course Director:  Christofer Barth, MD, Eric Siegal, MD and David Kramer, MD

Description:  The 4th year medical student will rotate through the Aurora Critical Care Service at Aurora St. Luke's Medical Center.  The student will act clinically at the level of a post-graduate year one resident in regard to evaluating the patient's medical history, performing an admission physical exam, and formulating an organ system based approach to optimize the health of the critically ill patient.

Location:  St. Luke's Medical Center

Time Commitment:  4 weeks, Mon-Fri, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., night call optional, one weekend
 


Elective:  Neuroanesthesiology (available 2015-2016)

Suneeta Gollapudy, MDCourse Director:  Suneeta Gollapudy, MD

Description:  Students will be assigned to the Neurosurgical cases along with the anesthesia residents.  They will be directed in the OR by several Neuroanesthesiology faculty.  Students will be introduced to the anesthetic care in all phases of Neurosurgical care (intracranial as well as spine surgery).  Primary focus will be on the preoperative evaluation and identifying risk factors and acuity of the disease.  Intraoperative management will include management of increased ICP, positioning, and fluid management.  Postoperatively the students would be introduced to pain management and knowledge of signs of intracranial hypertension.

Location:  Froedtert Hospital

Time Commitment:  4 weeks, Mon-Fri, 6:45 a.m. until scheduled patients are seen, no nights or weekends.
 


Elective:  Obstetric Anesthesiology (available 2015-2016)

Course Director:  Anil Aggarwal, MD

Description:  Broaden the knowledge of anesthesiology gained during the junior year.  Learn advanced hemodynamic monitoring and application of physiology and pharmacology with emphasis on cardiac and cardiovascular anesthesia.  Hands-on experience in technical aspects of anesthesiology, e.g. airway management, intubation, management of pulmonary artery catheters.

Location:  Community Memorial Hospital

Time Commitment:  4 weeks, Mon-Fri, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., no call or weekends
 


Elective: General Anesthesiology at Columbia St. Mary's (available 2015-2016)

Course Director:  Cindy Zhang, MD, PhD

Description:  This 4-week rotation should be taken by M4 students who are seriously considering anesthesiology as a career.  The focus will be on performing a preoperative evaluation and identifying risk factors through a timely effective interview, intraoperative management and postoperative care.  Students will get hands-on experience on peripheral IV placement, airway management and other procedures in a private practice setting in the operating room.

Location:  Columbia St. Mary's

Time Commitment:  4 weeks, Mon-Fri, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., no call or weekends

 Anesthesiology M4 - Research Electives

Anesthetics and Cardiac Signal Transduction

Zeljko Bosnjak, PhDCourse Director:  Zeljko Bosnjak, PhD

Description:  The overall objective of our research is to directly investigate the specific effects of volatile anesthetics on cardiac mitochondrial function that leads to anesthetic-induced-preconditioning. We are determined the direct effects of volatile anesthetics on mitochondrial bioenergetics, ion homeostasis and the proteome. In addition, we are characterizing how anesthetics modulate mitochondrial permeability opening.

Location:  MCW, Anesthesia Research Laboratories

Time Commitment:  4 weeks, Mon-Fri, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., no night call, no weekends, 100% laboratory research
 


Cardioprotection by Volatile Anesthetics

Thomas Ebert, MD, PhDCourse Director:  Thomas Ebert, MD, PhD

Description:  The elective is intended to learn how to conduct clinical research and to participate in clinical research in Anesthesiology.  The specific areas of interest are on the vascular effects of anesthetic drugs in a human model, the influence of anesthetic agents on neuro-cognitive function in the morbidly obese and geriatric patient population and on the autonomic effects of sedative doses of anesthetics in volunteers and patients.

Location:  Veterans Affairs Medical Center

Time Commitment:  4 weeks, Mon-Fri, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., no night call, no weekends, 100% laboratory research

 Visiting Student

For information about a visiting student rotation, please visit the MCW Visiting Student website.  All instructions and requirements can be found at this site.

 Resident Assistant Program

GOALS:

  1. To increase awareness and interest in the field of anesthesiology early on in medical school.
  2. To provide medical students with more opportunity to participate in the supervised administration of anesthesia and to allow an in-depth experience and a better understanding of the science and practice of anesthesiology.
  3. To showcase the Anesthesiology Residency Program at the Medical College of Wisconsin.

PROGRAM:

  1. Ten positions will be offered. Interested medical students from the M-2, M-3, and M-4 years may apply for the position of resident assistant.
  2. Resident assistants will work closely with the resident on call, with supervision and guidance of faculty on in-house call.
  3. Residents will work closely with resident assistants in order to maximize the learning experience gained through this program.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. The schedule will be approximately two shifts per month and will be flexible, with the understanding that the student’s academic responsibilities take priority.
  2. To assist in operating room set-up and turn over
  3. To prepare the patient for surgery, e.g., helping to start a peripheral IV, and assisting in the placement of arterial lines and central venous lines
  4. To gather preoperative data including laboratory results, vital signs, etc.
  5. To assist in performing regional nerve blocks
  6. To be involved in the entire perioperative management of the patient as deemed appropriate by the anesthesiology resident and faculty

LEARNING EXPERIENCE:
(Commensurate with student’s academic level, abilities and training)

  • Arterial and intravenous catheter placement, interpretation and implications of invasive hemodynamic monitoring
  • Airway management skills
  • Resuscitation and fluid management
  • Anesthetic-related pathophysiology and pharmacology
  • Interpretation of laboratory studies such as arterial blood gas tensions and management of abnormal results

 APPLICATION PROCESS:

  1. Submit a CV and cover letter describing interest in the program.
  2. Acceptance to the program will be determined by a committee, in consultation with the Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, to insure that participation in the program will not compromise the student’s academic standing.

MCW DEPARTMENT OF ANESTHESIOLOGY STUDENT LOAN REDUCTION PROGRAM:

A participant of the Anesthesiology Resident Assistant Program who matches into the MCW Anesthesiology Residency will be eligible to receive a grant of $3,600.00 for student loan reduction for each year of completion of the Resident Assistant Program.


For more information please contact:
Christopher J. Plambeck, MD
Dept. of Anesthesiology
Tel. No. (414) 805-2715
Pager No. 407-2114
cplambec@mcw.edu

For more information, please contact:

 

Director:

Thomas Ebert, MD, PhD
tjebert@mcw.edu

Coordinator: 

Dee McDonald
(414) 805-6106
dmcdonal@mcw.edu

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