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Edwin Ellison Surgical Society

  Edwin Ellison Surgical Society

   Edwin Ellison Surgical Society

 

The Edwin Ellison Surgical Society (EESS) is the Alumni Society of the Medical College of Wisconsin General Surgery Residency. It is named in honor of the internationally-recognized surgeon Edwin H. Ellison, MD. Dr. Ellison united all the surgical residency programs in the Milwaukee area into one program and served as the first Chair of Surgery at MCW.

Executive Committee

President:

Timothy Ridolfi, MD

Timothy Ridolfi, MD ’05, GME ‘12
2020-2022

Associate Professor, Division of Colorectal Surgery
Medical College of Wisconsin

President-Elect:

Rachel Greenup, MD

Rachel Greenup, MD ‘04, MPH, GME ‘11
2022-2024

Associate Professor of Surgery and Population Health Sciences, Duke School of Medicine and Duke Cancer Institute
Duke Surgical Center for Outcomes Research (SCORES)
Duke Margolis Center for Health Policy

Secretary:

Betsy Appel, MD

Betsy Appel, MD ‘11, GME ‘16
2020-2022

General Surgeon
Advocate Aurora Health

Alumni Representative:

Christopher Fox, MD

Chris Fox, MD ’98, GME ‘04
2020-2022

Chief of Surgery, Waukesha Memorial Hospital
Director Trauma Services, Waukesha Memorial Hospital

Faculty Representative:

Tracy S. Wang, MD, MPH

Tracy S. Wang, MD, MPH
2020-2022

Professor, Division of Surgical Oncology
Chief, Section of Endocrine Surgery
Vice-Chair, Faculty Development
Medical College of Wisconsin

Resident Representative:

Elizabeth Traudt, MD

Elizabeth Traudt, MD ‘16
2020-2022

Administrative Chief General Surgery Residents
Medical College of Wisconsin

Resident Representative:

Jacqueline Blank, MD

Jacqueline Blank, MD 
2020-2022

Administrative Chief General Surgery Residents
Medical College of Wisconsin

Program Director:

Matthew Goldblatt, MD

Matthew Goldblatt, MD ‘97, GME ‘04
Professor, Division of General Surgery
Medical College of Wisconsin

Program Manager:

Lisa Olson

Lisa Olson
Program Manager, Resident Surgical Education
Medical College of Wisconsin

Dept. of Surgery Chair:

Douglas Evans, MD

Douglas B. Evans, MD
Donald C. Ausman Family Foundation Chair
Department of Surgery
Medical College of Wisconsin

Intent

The Edwin Ellison Surgical Society aims to connect MCW surgeons across subspecialties, practice settings and years of training through a collaborative network with the hope to provide support, mentorship and sponsorship to our esteemed faculty and alumni.

Join the EESS

Please fill out a survey and register to join the Edwin Ellison Surgical Society.

Types of Membership

There are no fees associated with Edwin Ellison Surgical Society membership.

Graduate Members

Graduate Members

Graduate members are surgeons who completed their residency in General Surgery at MCW.
Fellow Members

Fellow Members

Fellow members are surgeons who completed a fellowship in the Department of Surgery, including Minimally Invasive General Bariatric, Vascular, Pediatric, Endocrine, Hepatobiliary, Complex General Surgical Oncology, Critical Care, Trauma/Acute Care Research, Trauma Research, Acute Care, and Clinical Psychology.
Faculty Members

Faculty Members

Faculty members are surgeons who are currently a faculty member in the Department of Surgery.
Honorary Members

Honorary Members

Consideration for honorary membership may be initiated by the committee and/or chief residents.