Susan C. Pitt
Susan C. Pitt, MD, MPHS, FACS is an Assistant Professor of Surgery in the Division of Endocrine Surgery at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. Her clinical practice includes patients with benign and malignant thyroid, parathyroid, and adrenal disease. Dr. Pitt’s NIH funded health services research focuses on reducing overtreatment of patients with thyroid cancer. Her research team investigates the role of emotions, like fear and anxiety, on treatment decision-making. They also utilize stakeholder engagement and have developed two decision support tools for patients with low-risk thyroid cancer. In addition to her medical degree from the Medical College of Wisconsin, Dr. Pitt has a master’s degree in Population Health Science from Washington University in St. Louis with a concentration in shared decision-making. She completed her residency at Washington University in St. Louis followed by an Endocrine Surgery fellowship at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. She holds national leadership positions in the Association of Academic Surgery and the Association of Women Surgeons and is an active member of the American Association of Endocrine Surgeons (AAES) and the American Thyroid Association. She is also a past recipient of the AAES Paul LoGerfo Research Award.