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Margaret (Gretchen) Schwarze

Margaret (Gretchen) Schwarze

Expert in surgery, vascular surgery, medical ethics

Assistant professor, vascular surgery School of Medicine and Public Health Work: 608-263-5561 — Home and cell phones available upon request Home page


  • Bioethics: ethics of informed consent
  • Discussions of advance directives and end-of-life care
  • Disclosure of unanticipated outcomes
  • Policy on conflict of interest between physicians and industry
  • Complex medical decision making
  • Vascular surgery


  • Greenwall faculty scholar award
  • Institute of Medicine Anniversary Fellowship
  • Greenwall Foundation Grant for Bioethics and Patient Care
  • Vice chair, Hospital Ethics Committee