Message from the Chair 

I would like to thank everyone who has supported the work of the Collaborative. I have been the Chair of SCW’s Executive Committee since its inception in 2017. Over the last year we have engaged over 54 hospitals, and more than 250 providers in an effort to work together to improve surgical quality for all Wisconsin residents. Our meetings continue to grow, as do our opportunities to partner with stakeholders from all areas of healthcare. We remain committed to providing a collaborative environment for surgeons to identify and drive quality improvement in a way that best meets their needs. Please continue to offer us feedback on how we can best support you in your work. Wisconsin is truly a leader and innovator in healthcare quality and we are excited to be a contributing partner in this work. 


Jon Gould, MD

Executive Committee Chair, SCW 
Chief and Alonzo P. Walker Chair of General Surgery 
Vice Chair for Quality, Department of Surgery 
Professor of Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin 
Senior Medical Director for Clinical Affairs, Froedtert Hospital