Welcome to the Division of Surgical Education

Philip N. Redlich, MD, PhD - Message from the Chief

The Medical College of Wisconsin Surgical Residency Program offers a large, diverse clinical experience, an opportunity for sophisticated research and an environment conducive to professional growth and maturation. Read more about the Division of Surgical Education

Mission Statement
The Mission of the Division of Education is to support the design, implementation, and evaluation of educational programs to achieve excellence in training for students, residents, faculty, and other physicians.

Vision Statement
The Division of Education will achieve recognition as a leading resource for surgical education as reflected by the success of our trainees and participation of the Department of Surgery faculty in education research, presentations, publications, and leadership roles.


Join us on Saturday, October 28 at 3 pm on NEWS/TALK 1130 WISN for the second program of “The Word on Medicine” supported by Selig Leasing Co., and produced by the Department of Surgery. This multidisciplinary, bi-weekly radio show will highlight innovation and discovery across MCW – how knowledge changes life!  

This program is devoted to heart disease with a special emphasis on heart surgery and heart transplantation. The program chair is Dr. Paul Pearson, Chief of the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery.

Joining Dr. Pearson in this program are:

  • Dr. Peter Mason, an interventional cardiologist in the Division of Cardiology and the Department of Medicine
  • Jessica Kurowski, an advanced practice nurse practitioner in the Cardiac Valve Program at Froedtert Hospital and the Medical College of Wisconsin
  • Dr. Mitch Saltzberg, the Medical Director of the Comprehensive Heart Failure and Transplant Program in the Division of Cardiology
  • Dr. David Joyce, a cardiovascular surgeon in the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Meg Shannon-Stone, an advanced practice nurse practitioner in the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Dr. Nicole Lohr, a cardiologist in the Division of Cardiology

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Contact Us

Medical College of Wisconsin
Department of Surgery
Division of Education
9200 W. Wisconsin Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53226

Division of Education
Philip Redlich, MD, PhD
(414) 805-9427
(414) 805-5921 (fax)
Program Coordinator
(414) 805-5602
(414) 805-5921 (fax)

General Surgery Residency Program
Matthew Goldblatt, MD
Program Director
(414) 805-8632
(414) 805-5921 (fax)
Lisa Olson
Program Manager
(414) 805-8632
(414) 805-5921 (fax)

General Surgery Student Clerkship
Brian Lewis, MD
Clerkship Director
(414) 805-2093
(414) 805-5921 (fax)
Catie Fihn
Student Coordinator
(414) 805-2093
(414) 805-5921 (fax)