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Chelsea Willie MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Anesthesiology
Division of Clinical

OFFICE ADDRESS:
Children's Hospital
9000 W Wisconsin Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53226
Fax: 414-266-6092
Email: cwillie@mcw.edu

EDUCATION:
08/1998 - 05/2002 Bachelor of Science Chemistry with specialization in Biochemistry, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
08/2002 - 05/2006 Medical Doctor, Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING AND FELLOWSHIP APPOINTMENTS:
07/2006 - 06/2009 Pediatric Residency, Pediatrics, Helen Devos Children's Hospital, Grand Rapids, MI
07/2009 - 06/2010 Pediatric Chief Resident, Pediatrics, Helen Devos Children's Hospital, Grand Rapids, MI
07/2010 - 06/2013 Pediatric Critical Care Fellowship, Pediatrics, Pediatric Critical Care, Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital, Chicago, IL
07/2013 - 06/2016 Anesthesiology Residency, Anesthesiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
08/2016 - 07/2017 Pediatric Anesthesiology Fellowship, Anesthesiology, Pediatric Anesthesiology, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

FACULTY APPOINTMENTS:
08/15/2017 - Present Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology, Anesthesiology, Pediatric Anesthesiology, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin/Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

EDUCATIONAL ADMINISTRATIVE APPOINTMENTS:
09/2017 - Present CHOP Anesthesia Fellow Bootcamp Instructor, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
11/2017 - Present Director of Midwest Pediatric Anesthesia Fellow Boot Camp, Pediatric Anesthesiology, MCW/Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
02/22/2019 Instructor: Southeast Regional Pediatric Anesthesiology- Fellowship Transition to Practice Day, Anesthesiology, Pediatric Anesthesiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
07/01/2019 - Present Associate Program Director, Anesthesia Residency Program, Anesthesiology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
11/2019 - Present National Multi-Institutional Pediatric Critical Care Advanced Fellow Simulation Boot Camp Instructor, Medical College of Wisconsin and Children's Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
03/27/2020 Transition to Practice Bootcamp Instructor. Cancelled due to COVID-19, Anesthesiology, Pediatric Anesthesia, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN
08/2020 - Present Associate Program Director, Pediatric/Anesthesia Combined Residency Program, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

HOSPITAL AND CLINICAL ADMINISTRATIVE APPOINTMENTS:
08/03/2020 - Present CW Medical Staff ID&E Co-Chair, Children's Wisconsin

HOSPITAL STAFF PRIVILEGES:
08/15/2017 - Present Pediatric Critical Care Intensivist, Pediatrics, Pediatric Critical Care, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
08/15/2017 - Present Pediatric Anesthesiologist, Anesthesiology, Pediatric Anesthesiology, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
07/10/2019 - Present Pediatric Anesthesiologist, Anesthesiology, Pediatric Anesthesiology, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin Surgicenter, Milwaukee, WI
02/27/2020 - Present Staff Anesthesiologist, Anesthesiology, Anesthesiology, Froedtert Hospital, Milwaukee, WI

SPECIALTY BOARDS AND CERTIFICATION:
Board Certified
Issue DateExpiration
General Pediatrics
10/12/2009
None
Pediatric Critical Care
11/04/2014
None
Anesthesiology
09/14/2017
12/31/2027
Pediatric Anesthesiology
08/11/2018
12/31/2028
 
Certificates
Issued By Issue DateExpiration
Licensed Physician and Controlled Substance
Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation
04/30/2010
07/31/2014
Controlled Substance Registration Certificate
Drug Enforcement Administration
07/12/2017
06/30/2022
 

Licensure
Number Issue DateExpiration
State of Michigan Physician License
4301088449
07/07/2009
01/31/2013
State of Michigan Pharmacy License
5315042445
07/07/2009
01/13/2013
Licensed Physician and Surgeon
036125600
04/28/2010
07/31/2014
State of North Carolina Resident Training License
191392
05/28/2013
02/12/2014
State of North Carolina Full Medical License
191392
02/12/2014
04/20/2021
State of Pennsylvania Training License
MT210510
08/01/2016
07/31/2017
State of Wisconsin Physician License
67603-20
06/30/2017
10/31/2021
 

AWARDS AND HONORS:
1998 - 2002 Dean's List, University of Virginia
1998 President Merit Scholarship
1998 - 2002 University Achievement Award (full UVA academic scholarship), University of Virginia
1998 - 2002 Echols Scholar, University of Virginia
1999 National Collegiate Scholars Honor Society
2000 Golden Key Honor Society
2001 Raven Society (oldest honorary society at UVA recognizing academic and scholarly excellence), University of Virginia
2001 Intermediate Honors, University of Virginia
2010 AOA Honor Medical Society
09/2014 North Carolina Society Association 1st Place in Resident Poster Session for Original Research, North Carolina Society Association
05/2015 Academy of Educators Resident Induction , University of North Carolina
06/2016 Most Outstanding Anesthesia Resident Researcher Award, University of North Carolina Department of Anesthesiology
06/2016 CRNA's Choice Award- Outstanding Resident of the Year, University of North Carolina Department of Anesthesiology
09/09/2019 Excellence in Professionalism Award Nomination, Children's Specialty Group and Children's Wisconsin
2019 - 2020 MCW Outstanding Medical Student Teacher for 2019-20, Medical College of Wisconsin

MEMBERSHIPS IN HONORARY AND PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES:
07/2006 - Present American Academy of Pediatrics (Member)
07/01/2010 - Present Society of Critical Care Medicine (Member)
2010 - Present Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society (Member)
07/01/2013 - Present American Society of Anesthesiologists (Member)
01/2015 - Present Society of Pediatric Anesthesiologists (Member)
01/2018 - Present Society of Education in Anesthesia (Member)
03/01/2018 - Present International Pediatric Simulation Society (Member)
04/11/2019 - Present American Association for Physician Leadership (Member)

NATIONAL ELECTED/APPOINTED LEADERSHIP AND COMMITTEE POSITIONS:
07/28/2019 Anesthesia Section Resident Forum, Anesthesia Section, National Medical Association Annual Convention

RESEARCH GRANTS/AWARDS/CONTRACTS/PROJECTS:
Active
Peer Review
Title:
Airway Bundle QI Project
Role:
Faculty Advisor
PI:
Amidon M, Powell M, Shukla, I, Venkitachalam R
Dates:
2018 - Present
 
Title:
A Family-Focused Experience to Enhance Wellbeing of New Anesthesia Residents: A Multi-site Controlled Study
Role:
Site Principal Investigator
PI:
Susan Martinelli
Dates:
08/21/2019 - Present
Direct Funds:
$0
 
Title:
Feasibility and Satisfaction Pilot Study for the Use of the Anesthesia Toolbox CA-1 Curriculum and the Weekly Protected Half-Day Didactic Resident Learning Session
Role:
Site Principal Investigator
PI:
Leila Zuo
Dates:
04/06/2020 - Present
Direct Funds:
$0
 
Prior
Peer Review
Title:
Effect of Remifentanil Administration on Hemodynamic Stability during Placement of a Mayfield Head Fixation Device for Craniotomy. The objective of this study was to assess whether addition of a remifentanil bolus to a standard drug regimen will attenuate the hemodynamic response to head pin insertion when compared to the standard regimen alone
Role:
Co-Investigator
PI:
Laura Hemmer
Dates:
01/2011 - 06/2013
Direct Funds:
$0
 
Non-Peer Review
Title:
A Randomized, Prospective Study of Propofol and Ketamine vs. Propofol Alone for Sedation in Painful Pediatric Procedures. The objective of the study was to test the hypothesis that a small dose of ketamine added to a propofol regimen during procedural sedation would decrease the cardiopulmonary instability without prolonging recovery or increasing complications
Role:
Co-Principal Investigator
PI:
John Kopec
Dates:
07/2008 - 06/2010
Direct Funds:
$0
 
Title:
Pediatric Intraoperative Emergencies: How Ready is Our Perioperative Team? Quality initiative using high fidelity simulation to develop curriculum for pediatric perioperative staff with a focus to improve response time during Intraoperative emergencies
Role:
Principal Investigator
PI:
Chelsea Willie
Dates:
06/2014 - 06/2016
Direct Funds:
$0
 

INVITED LECTURES/WORKSHOPS/PRESENTATIONS:
Local
CHOP MOCA Simulation Confederate, MOCA Course, Philadelphia, PA, 05/20/2017
PACU Nursing Airway Simulation Workshop Guest Lecturer, CHOP PACU Simulation Workshop, Philadelphia, PA, 06/01/2017
 
National
Willie C, Post-extubation Stridor: Considerations for the Pediatric Patient, American Academy of Anesthesiologist Assistants Annual Meeting, Virtual, 04/19/2020
Willie, C, Alternative Approaches to Perioperative Teaching, Visiting Scholars in Pediatric Anesthesia Program (VisiPAP) Faculty Exchange Program, Virtual UCSF, 12/07/2020
Willie, C, Faculty Debriefer, CHOP Fellow TBI Trauma Simulation, Virtual CHOP, 12/08/2020
Willie C, Alternative Approaches to Teaching, Children's Hospital of Michigan Grand Rounds, Virtual, 02/12/2021
 
International
Oversedated Airway Management, Anesthesia Staff and Resident Education, St Peter's Hospital, Addis, Ethiopia, 04/09/2018
Neonatal Emergencies, Anesthesia Section Education, St Paul's Hospital, Addis, Ethiopia, 04/11/2018
International Pediatric Symposium and Workshop Professor Rounds, Moderated Clinical Skills Oral Presentations at IPSSW, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 05/16/2018
Anesthesia management pearls and simulation workshop, Parirenyatwa Hospital, Harare, Zimbabwe, 11/26/2018 - 11/29/2018
Mechanical Ventilation, Anesthesia student and resident education series, Harare Children's Hospital, Harare, Zimbabwe, 11/28/2018
Ventilator Management, Anesthesia Staff Education, St Peter's Hospital, Addis, Ethiopia, 12/03/2018
TBI and Trauma Simulation, Anesthesia Staff Education, St Peter's Hospital, Addis, Ethiopia, 12/03/2018
Fetal Development and Simulation Workshop, Anesthesia Staff Education, St. Paul's Hospital, Addis, Ethiopia, 12/04/2018
Instructional Design for Resuscitation Moderator, International Pediatric Simulation Symposia and Workshops, Toronto, CA, 05/20/2019
Out of OR Anesthesia Safety, Anesthesia Staff Education, St Paul's Hospital, Addis, Ethiopia, 12/04/2019
 

PEER REVIEWED WORKSHOPS/PRESENTATIONS:
Local
Kopec J, Dull M, Willie C, Reischman D, Hassan N, PRCT of Propofol vs. Propofol and Ketamine for Pediatric Procedural Sedation: A Pilot Study, Grand Rapids Medical Educational Program/MSU Research Day, Grand Rapids, MI, 04/27/2011
Hemmer LB, Gupta DK, Willie C, Bebawy JF, Carabini LM, The effect of Remifentanil Administration on Hemodynamic Stability during Placement of a Mayfield Head Fixation Device for Craniotomy, Children's Memorial Hospital Research Scholar's Day, Chicago, IL, 04/2012
Shah G, Willie C, Reding KB, Erpelding T, McNaull P, Valley R, A Best Practice Guideline : An Updated Look at at Protocol for Anesthetic Management for Posterior Spinal Fusions, UNC Resident Symposium, Chapel Hill, NC, 04/12/2014
Willie C, Kang M, Berman J, Schoenherr J, Park Y, Survival rates after perioperative massive blood transfusion, George Sheldon Resident Research Symposium, Chapel Hill, NC, 05/2014
Willie C, Jutson J, Waller E, Taylor J, Kellish A, Dirito D, Powell K, Joyner B, Baboolal H, McNaull P, Blasius K, Children's Operating Rooms on the Ready: Pediatric Perioperative Critical Event Training, UNC Commitment to Caring Quality Expo, Chapel Hill, NC, 10/2014
 
Regional
Willie C, Kang M, Berman J, Schoenherr J, Park Y, Survival rates after perioperative massive blood transfusion, North Carolina Society of Anesthesiologist's Annual Meeting, Greensboro, NC, 09/2014
Willie C, Jutson J, Waller E, Baboolal H, McNaull P, Blasius K, Pediatric Intraoperative Emergencies: Educating Our Perioperative Team, Southern Group of Educational Affairs, Charlotte, NC, 04/2015
 
National
Willie C, Kang M, Berman J, Schoenherr J, Park Y, Survival rates after preoperative massive blood transfusion, New York State Society of Anesthesiologists- Post Graduate Assembly in Anesthesiology, New York City, NY, 12/2014
Potisek M, Blasius K, Cobb K, Willie C, Hobbs G, Jung N, Peripartum Arrest- Is Our Team Ready?, Society of Obstetric Anesthesia and Perinatology Annual Meeting, Colorado Springs, CO, 03/2015
Willie C, Foster J, Barrick B, Kumar P, Bhowmick D, Williams J, Management of Undiagnosed Tracheal Bronchus Variant During 2-stage Anterior/Posterior Spinal Fusion, American Society of Anesthesiologist's Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, 10/2015
Willie C, Jutson J, Waller E, Baboolal H, McNaull P, Blasius K, Pediatric Intraoperative Emergencies: Educating Our Perioperative Team, American Society of Anesthesiologist's Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, 10/2015
Willie C, Jutson J, Waller E, Baboolal H, McNaull P, Blasius K, Pediatric Intraoperative Emergencies: How Ready is Our Perioperative Team?, Society for Pediatric Anesthesia, Phoenix, AZ, 12/2015
Willie C, Qualls T, Martinelli SM, Kolarczyk LM, Redmon BF, Use of TEE via FaceTime to Aid in the Diagnosis of Refractory Hypotension During Robotic Cholecystectomy, American Society of Anesthesiologists, Chicago, IL, 10/2016
Willie C, Tisch J, Low A, Hobbs G, Berman J, Krakowski J, Joyner B, Blasius K, Perception of cognitive aids: An educational simulation experience to assess cognitive aid utilization by our pediatric preoperative team, American Society of Anesthesiologists, Chicago, IL, 10/2016
Low A, Straube L, Willie C, Halweg P, Berman J, Blasius K, Reducing noise during pediatric inductions: Making anesthesia safer for our children, American Society of Anesthesiologists, Chicago, IL, 10/2016
Willie C, Schleelein L, Vincent A, Feldman J, "Anesthesia Now" Events in the PACU: When do they occur and are they preventable?, Society for Pediatric Anesthesia, Austin, TX, 03/2017
Nelson O, Willie C, Lin E, Fetal Anesthetic Management for Resection of an Intrapericardial Teratoma, National Medical Association, Philadelphia, PA, 07/2017
Blasius, K, Dalal P, Gurnaney H, Hales R, Joyner B, Man J, McDaniel M, Ng E, Patel S, Rask J, Singh D, Watkins S, Willie C, Young D, Part 1: Simulation in our Pediatric Anesthesia World: An Introduction to Techniques and Tools for Improving Clinical Practice and Teaching (Sponsored by the SPA Simulation SIG), Society for Pediatric Anesthesia, Scottsdale, AZ, 03/23/2018
Willie C, Galvez J, 3-year-old with one lung, compromised airway, and high airway pressures...oh my!, Society for Pediatric Anesthesia, Phoenix, AZ, 03/25/2018
Willie C, Caplan L, Wayman K, Young D, Pediatric Anesthesia Escape Room: Are You Up for the Challenge? SPA Workshop facilitator for creating an escape room experience based on the mainstream escape room format using simulation principles. Used low-fidelity task trainers, high-fidelity simulated scenarios, and team training to expose participants to a variety of tools that can be used in a novel manner to teach participants pediatric anesthesia concepts, Society for Pediatric Anesthesia Spring Meeting, Houston, TX, 03/15/2019
Willie C, Galvez J, PBLD: How many holes can a toddler have? Management of a multi-trauma victim, Society for Pediatric Anesthesia, Houston, TX, 03/15/2019
Huang A, Willie C, It's just a dental procedure: Chromosomal defects with associated difficult airways, Society for Pediatric Anesthesia, Houston, TX, 03/16/2019
Blasius K, Dalal P, Gurnaney H, Hales R, Joyner B, Lim D, Mai C, Ng E, Singh D, Watkins S, Willie C, Young D, Simulation in our Pediatric Anesthesia World: Tools and Techniques for Improvement (Sponsored by the SPA Simulation SIG), Society for Pediatric Anesthesia Spring Meeting, Houston, TX, 03/16/2019
Wong J, Willie C, PBLD: Scalped! Management of a 4-day-old wit necrotizing fasciitis, Society for Pediatric Anesthesia, Paradise Island, Bahamas, 02/28/2020
Boyer T, Blasius K, Mitchell S, Ondecko K, Ambardekar A, Singh D, Gurnaney H, Willie, C, Young D, Prep Your Residents and Fellows for Success- How to Develop and Run ABA-Style Practice OSCEs Today!, Society for Education in Anesthesia Spring Meeting (cancelled for COVID-19), Philadelphia, PA, 05/09/2020
 
International
Hemmer LB, Gupta DK, Willie C, Bebawy JF, Carabini LM, The effect of Remifentanil Administration on Hemodynamic Stability during Placement of a Mayfield Head Fixation Device for Craniotomy, International Anesthesia Research Society Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, 05/2012
Potisek M, Blasius K, Cobb K, Willie C, Hobbs G, Jung N, From Pediatrics to Obstetrics: Conversion of an Interdisciplinary Clinician Based Simulation Program to Improve Peripartum Emergency Response Times, International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare, San Diego, CA, 01/2016
Caplan L, Willie C, Young D, Wayman K, Singh D, Blasius K, Boyer T, Use of the Escape Room Format to Teach Medical Education Curriculum Workshop, International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare, San Diego, CA, 01/21/2020
Caplan L, Willie C, Hot Topic: Using the Escape Room Format to Promote Preoperative Simulation, International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare, San Diego, CA, 01/21/2020
Caplan, L, Willie, C, Hot Topic: Using the Escape Room Format to Promote Preoperative Simulation, International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare, Virtual IMSH, 01/19/2021 - 03/31/2021
 

COMMITTEE SERVICE:
Medical College of Wisconsin
06/18/2018 - Present Member, Clinical Competency Committee for Pediatric Anesthesia Fellowship, Pediatric Anesthesiology, Anesthesiology, Medical College of Wisconsin
07/01/2018 - Present Member, Program Evaluation Committee for Pediatric Anesthesia Fellowship, Pediatric Anesthesiology, Anesthesiology, Medical College of Wisconsin
07/01/2019 - Present Member, Program Evaluation Committee for Anesthesiology Residency, Anesthesiology, Medical College of Wisconsin
08/15/2019 - Present Chair, Anesthesia Residency Education Committee, Anesthesiology, Medical College of Wisconsin
 
Hospital
2007 - 2010 Co-chairmain, Mock Code Quality Improvement Committee. Introduced simulator technology to perform mock pediatric codes to better prepare pediatric residents as first responders in code situations, Pediatrics, Helen Devos Children's Hospital
2007 - 2008 Member, Clinic Quality Improvement Committee. Analyzed how well our resident continuity clinic address hypertension in pediatric patients by completing chart reviews, Pediatrics, Helen Devos Children's Hospital
2007 - 2010 Member, Faculty Evaluation Committee. Reviewed curriculum vitae, peer evaluations, and resident evaluations for attending physicians who were involved in resident education., Pediatrics, Helen Devos Children's Hospital
06/2014 - 06/2016 Member, UNC Children's Hospital Simulation Committee. Facilitate use of high fidelity simulation to enhance healthcare provider readiness for various patient clinical situations, University of North Carolina
10/2014 - 06/2016 Member, UNC Anesthesia Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Committee Member. Help to formulate and carry out initiatives for improvement in patient care and safety., Anesthesiology, University of North Carolina
07/2018 - 10/2019 Lead faculty, PICU C-MAC Videolaryngoscope Task Force, Pediatric Critical Care, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
08/2018 - Present Member, Unplanned Extubation Steering Committee, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
2018 - Present Member, Anesthesia Core Epic Team, Pediatric Anesthesia, Anesthesiology, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
 

MEDICAL COLLEGE TEACHING ACTIVITIES:
Resident and Fellow Education
11/11/2017 - Present CHW Midwest Pediatric Anesthesia Fellow Boot Camp Faculty Director. Coordinate program that includes several critical care event scenarios, discussing bad news using a standardized patient, and hands on skills stations (regional anesthesia, difficult airway, acupuncture, vascular access)
11/22/2017 Neuromuscular Blockade (CA-1 Resident Lecture Series)
05/29/2018 Rescuing the Oversedated Airway (Dental/OMFS Lecture)
08/21/2018 - Present CA-1 Impaired Physician and Wellness Workshop. Faculty leader for workshop involving CA-1 residents and their support people that provides information about the impaired physician signs and available support services, chief panel to discuss real life questions, and simulation activities to demonstrate daily activities of the residents for their support people.
10/30/2018 PICU Bedside Rounds for Difficult Airway
2018 - Present Chronic Lung Disease (Anesthesia Resident Lecture)
06/26/2019 CA-2/CA-3 Resident Pediatric Board Review
09/04/2019 CA-1 Lecture: Debate of Summer Topics
10/02/2019 Invasive Monitoring: A Breakout Box Experience
11/08/2019 PICU Fellow Bootcamp Faculty
02/19/2020 Anesthetic Considerations for Patients with Endocrine Disease
02/25/2020 Preop Anxiolysis: Pharmacologic vs. Other (Faculty Mentor for Robert Kale)
05/22/2020 CA-2/CA-3 Resident Pediatric Board Review
08/20/2020 CA-1 Lecture: Anesthetic Complications
08/25/2020 CA-1 Lecture: Patient Positioning
09/01/2020 Residents as Educators Workshop
10/16/2020 PICU Advanced Fellow Bootcamp Faculty
 
Continuing Medical Education
11/16/2018 - 07/16/2019 PNP Airway Bootcamp
 

EXTRAMURAL TEACHING:
Medical Student Education
2008 - 2010 Michigan State University, Question-Based Augmented Learning Facilitator. QBAL groups consisted of 6-8 Michigan State University second year medical students that met for weekly sessions to discuss practice questions in each core domain (Neurology, Musculoskeletal, Hematology/Oncology, Pulmonary, Cardiovascular). Questions included physiology and pathology as related to clinical practice.
2014 - 2016 University of North Carolina, Pediatric Anesthesia (Medical Student Lecture)
 
Resident and Fellow Education
03/30/2011 Children's Memorial Hospital, Diuretics (PICU fellow lecture)
2011 - 2013 Children's Memorial Hospital and Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy (Bi-Monthly PICU Resident Lecture)
2011 - 2013 Children's Memorial Hospital and Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Acute Tubular Necrosis (Quarterly PICU Resident Lecture)
2011 - 2013 Children's Memorial Hospital and Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Sedation in the PICU (Bi-Monthly PICU Resident Lecture)
04/03/2014 University of North Carolina, Congenital Heart Lesions (Anesthesiology Resident Lecture)
11/13/2014 University of North Carolina, Thrombocytopenia
01/23/2015 University of North Carolina, 1st Annual UNC-Duke Pediatric Fellowship Simulation Training. (Simulation Facilitator) Pediatric anesthetic management, critical events, and team training
09/2016 - 06/2017 Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Pediatric Mechanical Ventilation (Pediatric Anesthesia Resident Lecture)
11/29/2016 Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Rescuing the Oversedated Airway (Dental/OMFS Lecture)
08/20/2019 - Present Resident Lecture: Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia
12/09/2020 Children's Hospital/MCW, Peds Anesthesiology Fellow Lecture: Endocrine Potpourri
 
Continuing Medical Education
04/20/2011 Children's Memorial Hospital, Interesting Case Conferences: Orbital Cellulitis and Epidural Abscess (PICU fellow lecture)
05/25/2011 Children's Memorial Hospital, Morbidity and Mortality Conference (PICU Department Lecture)
10/19/2011 Children's Memorial Hospital, Multidisciplinary Journal Club: Plasmapheresis and Sepsis/MODS (PICU fellow lecture)
11/30/2011 Children's Memorial Hospital, Morbidity and Mortality Conference (PICU Department Lecture)
12/21/2011 Children's Memorial Hospital, Interesting Case Conference: Cerebral Sinovenous Thrombosis (PICU fellow lecture)
04/04/2012 Children's Memorial Hospital, Journal Club: Tosun Z, Akun S, Guler G, Esmaoglu A, Boyaci A. Dexmedetomidine-Ketamine and Propofol-Ketamine Combinations for Anesthesia in Spontaneously Breathing Pediatric Patients Undergoing Cardiac Catheterization. Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia. 20(4) Aug; 2006:515-519. (PICU Fellow Lecture)
04/04/2012 Children's Memorial Hospital, Journal Club: Ugley A, Aksu R, Bicer C, Akin A, Altuntas R, Esmaoglu A, Baykan A, Boyac─▒ A. Is the Addition of Dexmedetomidine to a Ketamine-Propofol Combination in Pediatric Cardiac Catherization Sedation Useful? Pediatric Cardiology. Feb 2012 (PICU fellow lecture)
07/31/2012 Ann and Robert H Lurie Hospital, Pediatric Outcome Review
06/2014 - 06/2016 University of North Carolina, Perioperative Critical Training Event Curriculum. Developed several educational sessions and simulation scenarios for pediatric operating room (OR) nurses and scrub technicians in the pediatric OR to better prepare the team for intraoperative pediatric emergencies. Directed workshops on code drug administration, basic airway management, effective CPR, and use of the defibrillator
12/31/2014 - 07/29/2015 University of North Carolina, Morbidity and Mortality Conference
01/29/2015 - 02/05/2015 University of North Carolina, Obstetrical Emergency Simulation Training. (Simulation Facilitator) Adaptation of Perioperative Critical Training Curriculum to prepare obstetrical nurses for permpartum emergencies
06/17/2015 - 02/17/2016 University of North Carolina, Perioperative Critical Event Advanced Curriculum. Built on principles from initial critical training curriculum to review code response and expand on intraoperative scenarios. Introduced further tools such as cognitive aids that could be used during intraoperative pediatric emergencies. Performed LAST simulation with educational workshop to discuss management including intralipid administration
11/05/2015 University of North Carolina, Sedation Review for the PACU (Adult PACU nurse lecture)
02/17/2016 University of North Carolina, PACU Critical Event Training. Used perioperative critical training framework to design simulation experience for adult PACU nursing staff. Performed mock PACU code. Provided educational workshops for airway adjuvants, oxygen administration, and defibrillator use.
04/07/2016 University of North Carolina, Sedation Review for the PACU (Pediatric PACU nurse lecture)
06/01/2016 University of North Carolina, UNC Sedation Team Emergency Medication Educational Session
06/07/2016 University of North Carolina, International Medicine Experience Recap: CURE Hospital Ethiopia
05/25/2017 Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, History and Use of Simulation (Pediatric Anesthesia Fellow Grand Rounds)
10/29/2018 Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, PACU Nurse Simulation Session: Instructed PACU nurses through two PACU simulations using high fidelity simulation
07/22/2019 Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, Director- Code cart and Emergency Drug Workshop. Included Basic airway skills demonstration, defibrillator workshop, and high fidelity simulation to improve initial management steps during a pediatric emergency.
09/30/2019 Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, Director- Airway and Arrhythmia Emergency Workshop. Provided laryngospasm drug review, SVT review, CPR review, and intraoperative code roles.
11/19/2019 - 11/22/2019 Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, Transport Education- RSI Intubations and difficult airway tips and tricks
01/24/2020 Children's Wisconsin/Medical College of Wisconsin, Peds Anesthesiology Quality Improvement: Anesthesia Management of Drug Induced Sleep Endoscopy (DISE)
02/10/2020 Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, Director- Local Anesthetic Workshop. Discussed local anesthetic dosing, regional block using local anesthetic, intralipid review, and high-fidelity simulation of local anesthetic toxicity
03/19/2020 - 03/25/2020 Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, PACU Nurse Patient Simulation in New PACU Space. Facilitated PACU scenarios to increase awareness of equipment and space awareness in new PACU unit.
12/10/2020 Children's Wisconsin/Medical College of Wisconsin, Peds Anesthesiology Quality Improvement: Inadvertent Extubation in the Prone Position
 
Graduate Student Education
03/2016 CURE Ethiopia Hospital, Lecture Series for Ethiopian Anesthesia Masters Students (Mechanical Ventilation, Vascular Anesthesia)
 

MCW STUDENTS, FACULTY, RESIDENTS AND CLINICAL/RESEARCH FELLOWS MENTORED:
Medical Students
Matt Konz (MS1-MS2), Medical College of Wisconsin, 2018 - 2019 Clinical Apprenticeship, Completed the rotation with evidence of improvement of history taking and physical exam skills.
Matt Konz, Medical College of Wisconsin, 04/2019 Faculty Advisor- Midwest Anesthesia Residents Conference, Completed presentation "PICU Ethics: Leukapheresis, sepsis, and respiratory failure in a Jehovah's Witness Patient"
Albert Bynum, Medical College of Wisconsin, 04/2019 Faculty Advisor- Midwest Anesthesia Residents Conference, Completed presentation "Post-operative hypoxia in the setting of chronic lung disease". Won 1st place at MARC.
Brooke Olson, Medical College of Wisconsin, 2019 - 2020 Clinical Apprenticeship, Completed rotation with evidence of improvement of history taking and physical examination skills
 
Clinical/Research Fellows
Ian Miller, Medical College of Wisconsin, 08/2017 - 07/2018 Clinical Mentor, Successful graduation and job acquisition
Matthew Amidon, Matthew Powell, Ira Shukla, Raja Venkitachalam, Medical College of Wisconsin, 2018 - Present PICU Airway Bundle Quality Project, Completed Airway Bundle distribution and able to show evidence of improvement in document completion and readiness for intubation events in the PICU
James Yawn, Medical College of Wisconsin, 08/2019 - 08/2020 Clinical Mentor, Successful graduation
 
Residents
Zachary Wadsworth, Medical College of Wisconsin, 07/2018 - Present Resident Advisor and Mentor
 

EXTRAMURAL STUDENTS, FACULTY, RESIDENTS, AND CLINICAL/RESEARCH FELLOWS MENTORED:
High School Students
Laetitia Faye, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, 06/2019 - 08/2019 Apprenticeship in Medicine, Mentee shadowed several time and completed a final presentation about her experience at the end of the program. Invited me to speak at her classroom to continue medical career conversations.
 

PROGRAMMATIC DEVELOPMENTS:
Educational Programs
Student
1999 - 2002 Peer Advisor Co-president. Peer advisor for 5-6 first year college students to promote a greater retention rate among African American students at the University of Virginia.
Resident
08/2016 - 01/2017 CHOP Dental/OMFS Lecture Series Coordinator. Organize fellow lectures for basic topics related to sedation and complications of the pediatric patient.
 
 
Clinical Programs
06/2019 - 05/2020 CHW Perioperative Emergencies Curriculum for OR Staff
 
Community Programs
2000 - 2002 Medical Services Program Director. Organized and trained volunteers for the Pediatrics unit and Emergency Room to foster a rewarding experience for both the volunteers and patients served.
01/2009 - 06/2010 Central High School Mentoring Program Advisor. Developed one-on-one mentorship program for 9th and 10th graders at a local public high school for students interested in the medical field
 

COMMUNITY SERVICE ACTIVITIES:
2003 Community Care Day Emotional Health Committee Member. Aided in coordination of a health program at a local middle school in which a geriatric group and sixth graders came together for an afternoon of health topics and interaction among the different generations.
2004 Community Care Day Chairman for Health Screening. Organized health screening for a student run community health fair to provide blood pressure, glucose, and lipid panel assessments with subsequent referrals as deemed necessary.
2007 - 2008 Camp Compass Volunteer. Camp Compass is an annual one-day camp created with counselors and activities devoted to help children who have lost a family member to death, better prices death and incorporate coping skills into their daily lives. I participated with the arts and crafts team as part of the daily activities.
09/2012 By The Hand Volunteer. By the Hand (BTH) is an after school program with several locations in impoverished, inner-city areas throughout Chicago. It focuses on helping students excel in school and create better lives for themselves. I volunteered in a 7th grade classroom to assist students in completing homework assignments and in developing good life skills
10/2014 - 06/2016 Go Mentor Volunteer. Met weekly with student from the Salvation Army to help with confidence building and personal growth.
 

GLOBAL HEALTH ACTIVITIES:
06/2003 Guatemala Medical Spanish Program. Traveled to Guatemala for three weeks to enhance my knowledge of health care in a third world country. Lived with a local family and met daily with a private tutor while shadowing a pediatrician. Visited sites such as local hospitals, orphanages, and a midwifery clinic
03/2012 Kenya Medical Missions. Traveled to Kenya for a short-term medical missions trip in which we set up temporary clinics to see 200-500 patients daily.
03/2016 Resident International Anesthesia Scholarship Program. Traveled to CURE Ethiopia Children's Hospital in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to learn about practicing anesthesia in an environment with limited resources and teach master's nurse anesthetist students
04/07/2018 - 04/13/2018 Healing the Children mission trip with ENT surgical group to CURE Hospital and area hospitals in Addis, Ethiopia. Provide volunteer anesthesia, surgical, and audiology medical services to patients in Addis. Provide education to anesthesia staff, residents, and masters students at CURE and multiple area hospitals with goals to encourage safe delivery of anesthesia to children in a low resource area. Served as faculty advisor for MCW anesthesia fellow during the trip who was completing International Elective.
11/25/2018 - 11/30/2018 Invited by the Department of Anaesthesia and Critical Care Medicine at the University of Zimbabwe to give lectures and provide educational sessions to the residents and student nurse anaesthetists. Provided several didactic and simulation sessions. Served as faculty advisor to anesthesia fellow during her International Elective.
12/01/2018 - 12/07/2018 Healing the Children mission trip with ENT surgical group to CURE Hospital and area hospitals in Addis, Ethiopia. Provide volunteer anesthesia, surgical, and audiology medical services to patients in Addis. Provide education to anesthesia staff, residents, and masters students at CURE and multiple area hospitals with goals to encourage safe delivery of anesthesia to children in a low resource area. Served as faculty advisor for MCW anesthesia fellow during the trip who was completing International Elective
12/01/2019 - 12/06/2019 Healing the Children mission trip with ENT surgical group to CURE Hospital and area hospitals in Addis, Ethiopia. Provide volunteer anesthesia, surgical, and audiology medical services to patients in Addis. Provide education to anesthesia staff, residents, and masters students at CURE and multiple area hospitals with goals to encourage safe delivery of anesthesia to children in a low resource area. Served as faculty advisor for MCW anesthesia resident during the trip who was completing International Elective
 

ROBERT D. AND PATRICIA E. KERN INSTITUTE FOR THE TRANSFORMATION OF MEDICAL EDUCATION AND NATIONAL TRANSFORMATION NETWORK ACTIVITIES:
06/2019 - 05/2020 Kern Institute Kinetic3 Teaching Academy: Completed a year-long program emphasizing character, competence, and caring as pillars in growing as educators. Worked with the Children's operating room team to complete a capstone project entitled, "CHW Perioperative Emergences: Are We Prepared?" We used high fidelity simulation and several workshops to improve the comfort level and skill set of the preoperative team to better respond to preoperative pediatric emergencies
 

EXAMINATIONS:
09/02/2004 USMLE Step 1
09/06/2005 USMLE Step 2 CK
11/12/2005 USMLE Step 2 CS
06/25/2007 USMLE Step 3
07/2014 ABA Basic Examination
07/2016 ABA Advanced Examination
08/2018 ABA Pediatric Anesthesia Subspecialty Certification

PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATIONS:
05/14/2019 Pediatric Advanced Life Support Certification
06/22/2020 Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certification

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT:
06/2001 - 08/2001 Traveler's Summer Research Program. Eight-week summer program at Cornell Medical School for an introduction to the research method. Participated in project involving heat shock proteins in early detection of ovarian cancer.
04/2009 Nemours Leadership Skills Training Program for the Pediatric Chief Resident
09/2009 Pediatric Educational Excellence Across the Continuum (PEEAC) Conference. Fostered improvement in teaching skills, curriculum development, and learner evaluation
05/13/2011 - 05/18/2011 American Thoracic Society Conference Fellowship Track Symposium, San Diego, CA
04/17/2012 - 04/19/2012 Optimizing Mechanical Ventilation for Children and Infants, Duke University
01/26/2018 - 01/30/2018 SEA Workshop on Teaching, American Society of Anesthesiologists, Winter Park, FL
05/03/2019 - 05/05/2019 American Academy of Physician Leaders 2019 Spring Summit Fundamentals of Physician Leadership
05/06/2019 - 05/10/2019 Participant: Comprehensive Instructor in Medical Simulation Workshop, Center for Medical Simulation (CMS), Harvard University, Boston, MA
11/23/2019 - 11/24/2019 Participant: Neonatology and Critical Care Point-of-care Ultrasound Course, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
05/2020 - Present Accepted to the 2020 AAMC LEAD Certificate Program. This is a one-year, cohort-based, national leadership development certificate program. The program develops transformational leaders in medical education through evidence-based, collaborative learning, and reflective practice. LEAD is targeted to early career to mid-career professionals with faculty appointments who are aspiring to or are already in leadership roles in medical education. Cancelled due to COVID-19. Participants are invited to participate in 2021.
08/13/2020 AMA Academic Coaching Workshop. Transitioned to virtual workshop due to COVID-19


BIBLIOGRAPHY
Refereed Journal Publications/Original Papers
1. Willie, C. Critical Appraisal of: Karam O, Tucci M, Ducruet T, Hume HA, Lacroix J, Gauvin F: for the Canadian Critical Care Trials Group and the PALISI Network. Red blood cell transfusion thresholds in pediatric patients with sepsis.doi: 10.1097/PCC.0b013e3181fe344b PedsCCM Evidence-Based Journal Club. .
2. Willie C, Chen F, Joyner BL, Blasius K. Using high-fidelity simulation for critical event training. Med Educ. 2016 Nov;50(11):1161-1162.
 
Books, Chapters, and Reviews
1. Kopp W, Willie C, Petersen TL. Invasive Vascular Access. In: Pediatric Critical Care: A Primer for All Clinicians. Kane, Wolfson, Berger and Hageman, Editors. Nova Science Publishers, Hauppauge, NY. (in press 2019)
2. Willie C, Blasius K. Pediatric Emergence Delirium- Don't Overcall It, Don't Undercall It, and Don't Let It Happen. In: Avoiding Common Anesthesia Errors 2nd Ed. Marcucci, Gierl, Kirsch, Editors. Wolters Kluwer Publishers, Philadelphia, PA. 2020
3. Narayan S, Willie C. Chapter 39: Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation. In: Clinical Pediatric Anesthesiology, McGraw-Hill, Ellinas H, Matthes K. 1st Edition, 2021
4. Blasius K, Streiff A, Singh D, Dalal P, Sinz E, Willie C, Patel S. Simulation in Pediatrics. In: Comprehensive Healthcare Simulation: Anesthesiology 1st Edition. Mahoney, Minehart, Pian-Smith, Editors. Springer Nature Switzerland AG. 2020 (available Dec 19, 2019)
 
Peer Reviewed Educational Products
1. Kale, R., Willie, C. (2020) Peds SIM 9: Communication Challenges with Teenage Patients and Their Parents Anesthesia Education Toolbox https://www.anesthesiatoolbox.com/docs/DOC-5510 Published 9/13/20
2. Willie, C. (2021) PedsR Lecture 15: Learning the Signs of a Very Sick Child. Anesthesia Education Toolbox https://learn.anesthesiatoolbox.com/products/pedsr-lecture-15-signs-of-a-very-sick-child Published 1/7/21