Pain Medicine Fellowship

The Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, offers a one year fellowship position in Pain Medicine.


Fellows  are trained by multidisciplinary faculty including the Department of Anesthesiology. Interventional pain training is balanced among outpatient clinics, procedure centers and inpatient consult services. Other experiences include acute pain, headache and facial pain, palliative care, outpatient and inpatient pediatric pain, pain psychiatry and psychology, addiction medicine, and musculoskeletal and neuroradiology. Curriculum is based on the International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP) Core Curriculum for Pain Professionals.


Events within the program include a Research Day Symposium, simulation training at our state-of-the-art simulation center, cadaver labs, suture skills training, spine and nerve/plexus anatomy and radiofrequency and dorsal root ganglion stimulation/spinal cord stimulation.


Positions: 2


Application and Further Details: Please refer to the Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation.


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Fellowship Faculty in Anesthesiology

Kristopher Schroeder,  MD

Professor (CHS)
Fellowship Program Director
 Vice Chair of CHS Faculty Development
 Interim Vice Chair for Education

Alaa Abd-Elsayed,  MD, MPH

Associate Professor (CHS)
 Division Chief: Chronic Pain
 Medical Director, UW Pain Services
 Medical Director, Pain Clinic

Thomas Broderick,  MD

Associate Professor (CHS)

Michael Ford,  MD

Associate Professor (CHS)
 Chief of Anesthesiology Services, UW Health at The American Center

Jill Patzner,  MD

Clinical Associate Professor
 Medical Director, Madison Surgery Center

Jocelyn Blake,  MD

Assistant Professor (CHS)

Elizabeth Wilson,  MD

Associate Professor (CHS)

Mark Stram,  MD

Clinical Assistant Professor

Benjamin Walker,  MD

Associate Professor (CHS)
 Medical Director of Perioperative Services at American Family Children's Hospital

Nalini Sehgal, MD

Program Director



Keth Pride, MD

Associate Program Director