With an accredited adult Level I Trauma Center, the Froedtert & MCW health network is responsible for providing regional leadership on trauma prevention and education. The Trauma Center offers many educational programs including those for health care professionals:

  • Acute Care Surgery — Focuses on the acutely ill surgical patient, with in-depth information on emergency general surgery, surgical critical care and trauma care. For more information, please send us an e-mail.
  • Annual Acute Care Surgery Symposium open to all in healthcare with an interest in Trauma, Critical Care and Emergency General Surgery.
  • Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) courses — trauma care for physicians and physician extenders.  To search for an ATLS Course, please go to facs.org/quality-programs/trauma/atls and choose ATLS Course Search.
  • Trauma Care After Resuscitation (TCAR) – continuing education for nurses in trauma
  • Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC) — continuing education for nurses in trauma 
  • Advanced Trauma Care Nurse course (ATCN) — advanced education for nurses in trauma 
  • Lunda Lecture — an annual trauma education event for physicians, residents, fellows, students and nurses.
  • Trauma acute care, critical care surgery residency education

Trauma Fellowships

We offer several trauma fellowship opportunities.

  • Trauma fellowship
  • Trauma post-doc research fellowship
  • Trauma health psychology fellowship
  • Surgical Critical Care fellowship 

For information about educational programs, contact Lauri Hein via e-mail or by calling 414-955-1733.