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Faculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health



University Hospital
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UW Carbone Cancer Center
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Hospital Affiliation(s)

University Hospital

UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Department of Surgery

Professional Certifications and Education

Board Certification Surgery

Surgical Oncology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Cancer Center, Boston, MA

Residency Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA
Internship Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA
Medical School University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, IL

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Dr. Greenberg's research focuses on both patient safety and comparative effectiveness research. She collaborates closely with the systems and industrial engineering department to study the role of system, team and individual performance in surgery, as well as devising novel approaches to improving performance in the operating room. She also studies practice patterns, quality of care and comparative effectiveness in surgical oncology, particularly related to breast cancer. She serves on several editorial boards and holds a variety of national leadership positions related to surgical health services research.

PubMed Articles
Adesoye T Schumacher JR Neuman HB Edge S McKellar D Winchester DP Francescatti AB Greenberg CC Alliance ACS-CRP CCDR Breast Cancer Surveillance Working Group. Use of Breast Imaging After Treatment for Locoregional Breast Cancer (AFT-01). Ann Surg Oncol . 2018 Jun;25(6):1502-1511
[PubMed ID: 29450753]
Greenberg CC Minter RM Overadjustment Bias as a Threat in the Drive for Gender Equity. Ann Surg . 2018 May 17;
[PubMed ID: 29781844]
Schumacher JR Neuman HB Chang GJ Kozower BD Edge SB Yu M Vanness DJ Si Y Jacobs EA Francescatti AB Spears PA Havlena J Adesoye T McKellar D Winchester D Burnside ES Greenberg CC Alliance ACS-CRP CCDR Breast Cancer Surveillance Working Group. A National Study of the Use of Asymptomatic Systemic Imaging for Surveillance Following Breast Cancer Treatment (AFT-01). Ann Surg Oncol . 2018 May 17;
[PubMed ID: 29777402]
Greenberg CC Ghousseini HN Pavuluri Quamme SR Beasley HL Frasier LL Brys NA Dombrowski JC Wiegmann DA Wisconsin Surgical Coaching Program. A Statewide Surgical Coaching Program Provides Opportunity for Continuous Professional Development. Ann Surg . 2018 May;267(5):868-873
[PubMed ID: 28650360]
Mazer LM Hu YY Arriaga AF Greenberg CC Lipsitz SR Gawande AA Smink DS Yule SJ Evaluating Surgical Coaching: A Mixed Methods Approach Reveals More Than Surveys Alone. J Surg Educ . 2018 Apr 11;
[PubMed ID: 29655883]
Neuman HB Schumacher JR Francescatti AB Adesoye T Edge SB Vanness DJ Yu M McKellar D Winchester DP Greenberg CC Alliance/American College of Surgeons Clinical Research Program Cancer Care Delivery Research Breast Cancer Surveillance Working Group. Risk of Synchronous Distant Recurrence at Time of Locoregional Recurrence in Patients With Stage II and III Breast Cancer (AFT-01). J Clin Oncol . 2018 Apr 1;36(10):975-980
[PubMed ID: 29384721]
Gunter RL Fernandes-Taylor S Rahman S Awoyinka L Bennett KM Weber SM Greenberg CC Kent KC Feasibility of an Image-Based Mobile Health Protocol for Postoperative Wound Monitoring. J Am Coll Surg . 2018 Mar;226(3):277-286
[PubMed ID: 29366555]
Dahlke AR Johnson JK Greenberg CC Love R Kreutzer L Hewitt DB Quinn CM Engelhardt KE Bilimoria KY Gender Differences in Utilization of Duty-Hour Regulations, Aspects of Burnout, and Psychological Well-being Among General Surgery Residents in the United States. Ann Surg . 2018 Feb 16;
[PubMed ID: 29462009]
Tucholka JL Yang DY Bruce JG Steffens NM Schumacher JR Greenberg CC Wilke LG Steiman J Neuman HB A Randomized Controlled Trial Evaluating the Impact of Web-Based Information on Breast Cancer Patients' Knowledge of Surgical Treatment Options. J Am Coll Surg . 2018 Feb;226(2):126-133
[PubMed ID: 29246705]
Fernandes-Taylor S Berg S Gunter R Bennett K Smith MA Rathouz PJ Greenberg CC Kent KC Thirty-day readmission and mortality among Medicare beneficiaries discharged to skilled nursing facilities after vascular surgery. J Surg Res . 2018 Jan;221:196-203
[PubMed ID: 29229128]
Abbott DE Macke RA Kurtz J Safdar N Greenberg CC Weber SM Voils CI Fisher DA Maloney JD Financial and Temporal Advantages of Virtual Consultation in Veterans Requiring Specialty Care. Mil Med . 2018 Jan 1;183(1-2):e71-e76
[PubMed ID: 29401334]
Ingraham AM Jung HS Liepert AE Warner-Hillard C Greenberg CC Scarborough JE Effect of transfer status on outcomes for necrotizing soft tissue infections. J Surg Res . 2017 Dec;220:372-378
[PubMed ID: 29180205]
Greenberg CC Association for Academic Surgery presidential address: sticky floors and glass ceilings. J Surg Res . 2017 Nov;219:ix-xviii
[PubMed ID: 29078918]
Schumacher JR Taylor LJ Tucholka JL Poore S Eggen A Steiman J Wilke LG Greenberg CC Neuman HB Socioeconomic Factors Associated with Post-Mastectomy Immediate Reconstruction in a Contemporary Cohort of Breast Cancer Survivors. Ann Surg Oncol . 2017 Oct;24(10):3017-3023
[PubMed ID: 28766209]
Jaffe TA Hasday SJ Knol M Pradarelli J Quamme SRP Greenberg CC Dimick JB Safety considerations in learning new procedures: a survey of surgeons. J Surg Res . 2017 Oct;218:361-366
[PubMed ID: 28985875]
Jaffe TA Hasday SJ Knol M Pradarelli J Pavuluri Quamme SR Greenberg CC Dimick JB Strategies for New Skill Acquisition by Practicing Surgeons. J Surg Educ . 2017 Sep 30;
[PubMed ID: 28974428]
Azari DP Frasier LL Quamme SRP Greenberg CC Pugh CM Greenberg JA Radwin RG Modeling Surgical Technical Skill Using Expert Assessment for Automated Computer Rating. Ann Surg . 2017 Sep 6;
[PubMed ID: 28885509]
Acher AW Campbell-Flohr SA Brenny-Fitzpatrick M Leahy-Gross KM Fernandes-Taylor S Fisher AV Agarwal S Kind AJ Greenberg CC Carayon P Weber SM Improving Patient-Centered Transitional Care after Complex Abdominal Surgery. J Am Coll Surg . 2017 Aug;225(2):259-265
[PubMed ID: 28549765]
Glarner CE Law KE Zelenski AB McDonald RJ Greenberg JA Foley EF Wiegmann DA Greenberg CC Resident training in a teaching hospital: How do attendings teach in the real operative environment? Am J Surg . 2017 Jul;214(1):141-146
[PubMed ID: 28476201]
Harl FNR Saucke MC Greenberg CC Ingraham AM Assessing written communication during interhospital transfers of emergency general surgery patients. J Surg Res . 2017 Jun 15;214:86-92
[PubMed ID: 28624064]