Medical College of Wisconsin: Andrew Resnick, MD, named to leadership roles at Froedtert Hospital and MCW

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Andrew Resnick, MD, Named to Leadership Roles at Froedtert Hospital and MCW

Andrew S. Resnick, MD, MBA, FACS, has been named chief medical officer of Froedtert Hospital and associate dean for clinical affairs-adult practice at the Medical College of Wisconsin. The appointments are effective August 1.

Dr. Resnick succeeds Lee A. Biblo, MD, who announced his decision to retire last July and will step down July 1. Dr Biblo, a practicing cardiologist, a professor of medicine and associate dean for clinical affairs at MCW, has served as the hospital’s chief medical officer since 2012. He joined the MCW faculty in November 2002.

As chief medical officer, Dr. Resnick will oversee the medical staff structure, physician and hospital activities in clinical research, and quality and resource management at outpatient and inpatient facilities for both the Medical College Physicians adult practice group and Froedtert Hospital.

Dr. Resnick joins MCW from Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, where he most recently served as chief quality officer and associate professor of surgery. He has more than 16 years of experience working with physician leaders and nursing leaders, creating collaborative improvement structures, helping run a complex operating room environment and leading the educational enterprise to improve quality.

His experience includes leading the development of inter-professional, unit-based quality teams to empower frontline staff as well as clinical and operational leaders to affect care quality and safety at the local level. He led creation of institutional teams to develop system-wide strategies to improve care in areas such as mortality, hospital-acquired infections, core measures and adverse events.

Dr. Resnick graduated from Dartmouth College, Yale University School of Medicine, completed a surgical residency at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, and earned an MBA at The Wharton School.

MCW’s adult practice, Medical College Physicians, has more than 1,200 physicians, advanced practice providers, and psychologists who deliver compassionate, expert care to adult patients across 38 medical specialties. Medical College Physician providers practice at five health systems, ten hospitals, and 38 clinics throughout Wisconsin.

About Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin

Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin regional health network is a partnership between Froedtert Health and the Medical College of Wisconsin. It comprises eastern Wisconsin’s only academic medical center, Froedtert Hospital, Milwaukee; Community Memorial Hospital, Menomonee Falls; and St. Joseph’s Hospital, West Bend. The health network also includes more than 2,000 physicians across 25 primary and specialty clinical locations representing the collaboration of Wisconsin’s largest multispecialty physician practice with a community-based physician group. The network’s three hospitals have 784 staffed beds, nearly 40,000 annual admissions and more than 930,000 annual outpatient visits. Froedtert & MCW network physicians have more than 750,000 annual patient visits at its health centers and clinics. For more information, visit froedtert.com.

About the Medical College of Wisconsin

The Medical College of Wisconsin is the state’s only private medical school and health sciences graduate school. Founded in 1893, it is dedicated to leadership and excellence in education, patient care, research and community engagement. More than 1,200 students are enrolled in MCW’s medical school and graduate school programs in Milwaukee, and 26 medical students are enrolled at MCW-Green Bay. A regional medical education campus is scheduled to open in Central Wisconsin in 2016. MCW’s School of Pharmacy will open in 2017 or 2018 with an initial class size of 60 students. A major national research center, MCW is the largest research institution in the Milwaukee metro area and second largest in Wisconsin. In FY 2014-15, faculty received approximately $158 million in external support for research, teaching, training and related purposes, of which approximately $139 million is for research. This total includes highly competitive research and training awards from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Annually, MCW faculty direct or collaborate on more than 3,200 research studies, including clinical trials. Additionally, more than 1,500 physicians provide care in virtually every specialty of medicine for more than 525,000 patients annually.