Medical College of Wisconsin
CTSICores SearchResearch InformaticsREDCap

CURRICULUM VITAE

Susan Retzack MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Anesthesiology
Division of Clinical
Assistant Professor of Anesthesia
Medical College of Wisconsin
OFFICE ADDRESS:
Children's Hospital
9000 W Wisconsin Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53226
Phone: 414-266-3560
Email: sretzack@mcw.edu

EDUCATION:
1981 - Present B.S., Carroll College, Waukesha, WI
1986 - Present M.D., Medical College of Wisconsin

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING AND FELLOWSHIP APPOINTMENTS:
1986 - 1989 Intern/ Resident, Pediatrics, Pediatrics, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
1989 - 1991 Resident, Anesthesia, Anesthesia, University of Arizona Health Sciences Center, Tucson, AZ
1991 - 1992 Resident/Fellow, Pediatric Anesthesia, Anesthesia, The Children's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

FACULTY APPOINTMENTS:
09/01/1992 - 08/30/2000 Assistant Professor of Anesthesia and Pediatrics,, Department of Anesthesia, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine,, Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH
- 2000 November 2000-Present, Assistant Professor of Anesthesia,, Anesthesia, Medical College of Wisconsin, Section of Pediatric Anesthesia, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

HOSPITAL STAFF PRIVILEGES:
11/2000 - Present Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, PO Box 1997, Milwaukee Wisconsin, 53226
11/2000 - Present Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital, 9200 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee WI 53226

SPECIALTY BOARDS AND CERTIFICATION:
Board Certified
Issue DateExpiration
American Board of Pediatrics
10/04/1989
1996
American Board of Anesthesia
10/29/1993
None
American Board of Pediatrics, Recertified
11/08/1996
2003
Pediatric Subspecialty in Anesthesia
09/13/2014
12/31/2024
MOCA
01/01/2018
12/31/2027
 
Certificates
Issued By Issue DateExpiration
ACLS
04/2020
None
PALS
05/2020
None
 

Licensure
Number Issue DateExpiration
Wisconsin
285820-20
07/01/1987
2021
Ohio
35-063849
07/31/1992
2017
 

AWARDS AND HONORS:
2007 - 2008 Outstanding Medical Student Educator, Medical College of Wisconsin

MEMBERSHIPS IN HONORARY AND PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES:
1991 - Present American Society of Anesthesiologists
1993 - Present Society of Pediatric Anesthesia
2000 - Present Wisconsin Society of Anesthesiologists

INVITED LECTURES/WORKSHOPS/PRESENTATIONS:
Regional
Susan M. Retzack, MD, Standing Accused... When Malpractice Comes Home, Ohio Society of Anesthesiologists, 2003
 
National
Susan M. Retzack,MD, Managing After Bad Outcomes, Society of Pediatric Anesthesia, Phoenix, AZ, 03/05/2004
 

COMMITTEE SERVICE:
Medical College of Wisconsin
2019 - Present ,chart assessor, REDCAP tabulator, QA/ QI, Pediatric Anesthesia Section, Anesthesiology, CHW/MCW
 
Hospital
2017 - Present , Anesthesia Representative, ENT section, perioperative Huddle, Pediatric ENT, Otorhinolaryngology, MCW
 

MEDICAL COLLEGE TEACHING ACTIVITIES:
Medical Student Education
2002 - Present present, preceptor to M-3 Clinical procedures Rotation
 
Resident and Fellow Education
2000 - Present current, quarterly lectures
08/01/2019 T&A Nightmares,
08/27/2019 CA-1 Impaired Physician Workshop
07/23/2020 T&A Nightmares
12/21/2020 OSA in Children,
 
Continuing Medical Education
06/19/2020 Airway and Esophageal Foreign Bodies
 
Postdoctoral Fellow Education
12/16/2019 Lessons from the Fourth Floor Master
02/10/2020 Anesthesia Fellows Mock Oral Board Review
 

EXTRAMURAL TEACHING:
Resident and Fellow Education
03/24/2021 Children's Hospital of WI/MCW, anesthesia for pediatric airway bronchoscopy.
05/27/2021 CHW/MCW, T&A Nightmares
 
Continuing Medical Education
01/08/2021 CHW/MCW- QI conference, Unanticipated Difficult Pediatric Airway
 

COMMUNITY SERVICE ACTIVITIES:
2006 - 2015 Marian Heights Water Corporation, Secretary
2012 - 2014 Village of Elm Grove Public Safety Committee
2014 - Present Elmbrook Church Life Group Leader and Host
2014 - Present Village of Elm Grove Park and Recreation Committee
2015 - Present Marian Heights Water Corporation, Board Member
 


BIBLIOGRAPHY
Refereed Journal Publications/Original Papers
1. Hickey P.R., Retzack S.M., Acute right ventricular failure after pulmonary hypertensive responses to airway instrumentation: Effect of fentanyl dose. Anesthesiology 78:372-376, 1993.