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Caprice C. Greenberg, MD, MPH

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(608) 262-0395

MC 1690
MADISON, WI 53792-3284

Caprice C. Greenberg, MD, MPH

Morgridge Distinguished Chair in Health Services Research
Vice Chair of Research, Department of Surgery
Director, Wisconsin Surgical Outcomes Research Program
Division of Surgical Oncology
Divisions of General Surgery


  • BA, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, 1994
  • MD, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, 1998
  • General Surgery Residency, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA, 1998-2005
  • MPH, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, 2002
  • Fellow in Surgical Oncology, Dana-Farber/Partner Cancer Center, Boston, MA, 2005-2007

Research Interests

Dr. Greenberg’s research program is dedicated to improving the quality and safety of surgical care. She has two goals that guide her work: 1) to improve operative performance and patient safety; and 2) to decrease practice variation and engage patients and other stakeholders in promoting high quality surgical care for patients with cancer.

Wisconsin Surgical Outcomes Research Program (WiSOR)

Wisconsin Surgical Coaching Program

Recent Publications
  • Association for Academic Surgery presidential address: sticky floors and glass ceilings.
    Greenberg CC
    J. Surg. Res. 2017 Nov; 219():ix-xviii.
    [PubMed ID: 29078918]
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  • Intraoperative non-technical skills: a critical target for improving surgical outcomes.
    Vande Walle K, Greenberg C
    BMJ Qual Saf 2017 Oct 09.
    [PubMed ID: 28993439]
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  • Strategies for New Skill Acquisition by Practicing Surgeons.
    Jaffe TA, Hasday SJ, Knol M, Pradarelli J, Pavuluri Quamme SR, Greenberg CC, Dimick JB
    J Surg Educ 2017 Sep 30.
    [PubMed ID: 28974428]
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  • Modeling Surgical Technical Skill Using Expert Assessment for Automated Computer Rating.
    Azari DP, Frasier LL, Quamme SRP, Greenberg CC, Pugh CM, Greenberg JA, Radwin RG
    Ann. Surg. 2017 Sep 06.
    [PubMed ID: 28885509]
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  • Socioeconomic Factors Associated with Post-Mastectomy Immediate Reconstruction in a Contemporary Cohort of Breast Cancer Survivors.
    Schumacher JR, Taylor LJ, Tucholka JL, Poore S, Eggen A, Steiman J, Wilke LG, Greenberg CC, Neuman HB
    Ann. Surg. Oncol. 2017 Aug 01.
    [PubMed ID: 28766209]
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