Joseph Resch

Assistant Professor, Division of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
Faculty, Department of Pediatrics


Dr. Resch attended the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign where he received his bachelor's in molecular & cellular biology before pursuing a MS and his MD at Wright State University. He completed pediatric residency at the Medical College of Wisconsin followed by Critical Care fellowship at the University of Minnesota, where he joined the faculty as an Assistant Professor.
Dr. Resch has research interest in adjuvant therapies in the ICU, which includes an ongoing clinical study in opiate-sparing use of magnesium in post-operative patients. He has additional interest in student and resident education.

Research Summary

Dr. Resch has research interest in adjuvant therapies in the ICU, specifically regarding opioid-sparing analgesia, where is currently evaluating magnesium sulfate and lidocaine effects on peri-operative care. He has additional interest in education of medical trainees and serves as the assistant program director for the pediatric critical care fellowship.

Dr. Resch has research interests in pediatric analgesia, post-operative transplant care, and medical education.


MD, Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine, Dayton, OH
MS in Anatomy, Wright State University, Dayton, OH

Fellowships, Residencies, and Visiting Engagements

Residency in Pediatrics,
Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals Program
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
Fellowship in Pediatrics,
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

Licensures and Certifications

General Pediatrics, American Board of Pediatrics

Honors and Recognition

Mark Snelling Fellow Teaching Award, University of Minnesota



Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
Academic Office Building
2450 Riverside Ave S AO-301
Minneapolis, MN 55454

Administrative Contact

Joanna Perrier
Administrative Phone: 612-625-6678
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