General Information:

Website: www.mcw.edu

Participates in SF Match: No

Chair: Cynthia A. Lien, MD
Email: calien@mcw.edu
Adult Cardiovascular Anesthesia Fellowship Director: Paul S. Pagel, MD PhD
Email: pspagel@mcw.edu
Mailing Address:
5000 West National Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53295


Phone: 414.384.2000 extension 4-2417
Fax: 414.902.5479


Program Coordinator: Sharon Stiles
Phone: 414.805.6106
Email: sstiles@mcw.edu


General Program Information:

Number of positions: 2
Additional Fellowship Training Available: 

  • Clinical/Basic Research
  • Clinical/Clinical Research
  • Clinical Research only
  • Basic Research only

The department offers additional research training through a NIH-funded T32 Grant.

Annual Salary: $65,000
Number of Fellows Completing Training in Previous 5 Years: 5


Education Program:

Conference Available to Fellows:
Journal clubs, echo rounds, M&M conferences


Academic Fellow Activities:

In the previous 5 years, Fellows were 1st or 2nd Author on:
Abstracts: 10
Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles: 16
Book Chapters: 4
Other Publications: 30
QI Projects: 5


Clinical Program:

Total Number of Procedures: 300
Number of Cardiac Procedures: 250
Number of off-CPB Cardiac Procedures: 25
Non-Cardiac Thoracic Procedures: 50
Heart, Lung and Heart/Lung Transplants: 20
Operating Equipment Available: Several dedicated, fully equipped Cardiothoracic ORs in multiple sites