Welcome Froedtert & Medical College of Wisconsin

We would like to welcome Froedtert and Medical College of Wisconsin operating eastern Wisconsin’s only academic medical center and adult Level I Trauma Center at Froedtert Hospital, Milwaukee, an internationally recognized training and research center engaged in thousands of clinical trials and studies. 

The anesthesiology department was established in 1965 and their faculty currently stands at approximately 182 members, including: 140 Anesthesiologists, 26 Certified Anesthesiologist Assistants, and 12 scientists dedicated exclusively to research. Their anesthesiologists provide care in several different types of locations throughout Milwaukee including: Froedtert Hospital, Children’s Wisconsin, Milwaukee VA Medical Center, two additional ambulatory surgery center, and a Comprehensive Pain Practice. For more information visit their website

Please join us in welcoming the Froedtert & Medical College of Wisconsin team, including: 

  • Chair: Dr. Cynthia Lien
  • Quality Champion and PI:  Dr. Kathryn Lauer
  • IT Champion: Dr. Martin Samborski
  • Director for Clinical Research: Dr. Julie Freed

Dr. Lauer has been instrumental in leading the effort to join MPOG and when we asked what motivated her to join MPOG, she states, “I look forward to engaging in the tools that will help us not only standardize and improve our patient care institutionally, but be a part of evidence based projects that improve patient care for all.”