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Margaret 'Gretchen' Schwarze

Title: Associate Professor, Endowed Professor, Morgridge Professorship in Vascular
 Surgery

Interests: Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Clinical Medical Ethics, End-of-Life
 Care and Advance Directives, Health Services Research.

Email:schwarze@surgery.wisc.edu
Phone:(608) 265-4420
Website:www.surgery.wisc.edu/profile/margaret-schwarze

Office:600 Highland Ave, Madison, WI 53792-3284

Biography

Dr. Schwarze is a board-certified vascular surgeon and medical ethicist. She is a nationally recognized expert in surgical decision making, informed consent, advance directives and end-of-life care.

Her research focuses on improving communication between older patients and their surgeons so that patients can avoid unwanted treatment and make decisions that align with their values, preferences and goals.

Education

M.D., Harvard Medical School, Medicine, 1995

M.P.P., John F. Kennedy School of Government, Public Policy, 1995

B.A., Colby College, Philosophy and Mathematics, 1990

Additional Notes

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