Fellowships

Established by donors to Froedtert Hospital Foundation, four fellowships have been awarded to physicians who have completed residency training and are pursuing further specialization. 

The Daniel M. Soref Fellowship for Clinical Neuroscience

The Daniel M. Soref Fellowship for Clinical Neuroscience was established in 2003 with a gift from the Daniel M. Soref Charitable Trust.  Soref, one of the founders of Master Lock Company was diagnosed with Alzheimer's Disease and after his passing the Soref Fellowship was created to memorialize Mr. Soref's generosity and concern for others.

This is a one year Fellowship (renewable for a maximum of two years) in Clinical Neuroscience.  Special emphasis is placed on clinical research.  The Fellow may also participate in any number of neurological-related subspecialties.

This full-time appointment in the Department of Neurology is held by Aamir Badruddin, MD.

The Donald J. Schuenke Cancer Fellowship 

The Donald J. Schuenke Cancer Fellowship was established in 2006 as a memorial for Donald J. Schuenke, a dedicated vice chairman of the Froedtert Hospital Board of Directors and chair of Froedtert Hospital Foundation’s Board of Directors.  The Fellowship was founded as a memorial to Mr. Schuenke’s exemplary efforts and selfless contributions to Froedtert Hospital and the Froedtert Hospital Foundation.

The sole purpose of the Schuenke Fellowship is training the next, and subsequent, generations of cancer physician specialists.  The Donald J. Schuenke Cancer Fellowship is a two year Fellowship (renewable for a maximum of four years) in Clinical Oncology. Special emphasis is placed on clinical research. The Fellowship is open to extraordinary board eligible graduates of accredited residency programs. The Fellow may be selected to participate in any of a number of cancer-related subspecialties, and has the opportunity to rotate to other services related to medical oncology. 

The Schuenke Fellowship is a full-time appointment at the Department of Medicine, Division of Neoplastic Diseases, is awarded to Kimberly D. Ridolfi, MD.

The Mazie Froedtert Willms & Sue Froedtert Cancer Fellowship

Mazie Froedtert Willms and Sue Froedtert are the daughters of Kurtis R. and Mary Froedtert.  This Fellowship was established in their names as a permanently endowed Fellowship with the sole purpose of training the next generation of cancer physician specialists.

The Mazie Froedtert Willms & Sue Froedtert Cancer Fellowship is a two-year, full-time Fellowship) renewable for a maximum of four years) in Oncology. This Fellowship is open to exceptional board eligible graduates of accredited residency programs participating in advanced level cancer related subspecialty training. 

This two-year, full-time appointment in the Department of Medicine, Division of Neoplastic Diseases, is held by Veerpal Singh, MD.

The Women’s Sports Medicine Fellowship

Created in 2002 as part of the Sports Medicine Center, the Women’s Sports Medicine Program at Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin provides specialized care for female athletes and the unique physical, psychological and medical issues they face. The Women’s Sports Medicine Program is the only one of its kind in the Midwest, and one of only a few in the country.

This Fellowship is a full-time appointment in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Women’s Sports Medicine Program, and is held by Karie N. Zach, MD.

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