BayCare Clinic Foundation announces new officers

Wed, Jul 13, 2022

Headshots of Ann Seidl and Julie Duckett, BayCare Clinic Foundation

The BayCare Clinic Foundation board of directors recently named its new president, three new directors and approved the renewal of two board terms.


The board appointed Ann Seidl as president, Julie Duckett as a director and secretary/treasurer and Dr. Alexander Foster and Mike Roach as directors.


Seidl is director of marketing and public relations for BayCare Clinic. Duckett serves as controller. Foster is an ophthalmologist with BayCare Clinic Eye Specialists. Roach is the practice manager for Aurora BayCare General & Vascular Surgery.


The board also renewed terms for Drs. Michael Medich and Brandon Newell. Medich is a retired BayCare Clinic emergency medicine physician and currently serves as director of medical education for Aurora BayCare Medical Center. Newell is an oral and maxillofacial surgeon with Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons BayCare Clinic.


Seidl succeeds Dr. Joseph Hodgson, a retired emergency medicine physician, as president. Hodgson’s leadership tenure spanned two decades.


“Under his leadership, the BayCare Clinic Foundation visibly demonstrated its commitment to medical education,” Seidl says. “Dr. Hodgson helped establish our initial scholarship program to benefit students pursuing a career in medicine. He also championed a faculty award program that funds training opportunities for medical educators at Northeast Wisconsin Technical College.


“He was a staunch supporter of education and advanced training.”


The board also bid farewell to two members: Dr. Christopher Sorrells, a retired emergency medicine physician, and Leanne Denissen, a supervisor with BayCare Clinic’s care management and quality department.


The BayCare Clinic Foundation is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization created to promote causes and organizations deemed essential to its mission of providing people improved health and livelihood.

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