Current Residents

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Madeline Jentink, DO

Resident IR-2

Madeline Jentink, MD was born and raised in Minnesota. She completed her undergraduate education in the middle of farmland Minnesota at Gustavus Adolphus College where she studied biochemistry and molecular biology. She then moved to Chicagoland for medical school and intern year. In her free time, she likes to hike, read, listen to true crime podcasts, and hang out with her husband and their collies, Winston and Darla.

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Jacob Lescher, MD

Resident IR-5

Jake grew up in Hartland, WI and attended the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee where he majored in psychology and biology with a focus in neuroscience performing research on ischemia brain injury. He took a brief “sabbatical” to pursue snowboarding in Steamboat, Colorado for a year. Following college, he moved to Washington D.C. and worked at NIH conducting traumatic brain injury research. During this time he met his wife, Arrianne, and they eventually relocated to Madison so he could attend medical school at UW. With the amazing quality of radiology training/research at UW and fantastic quality of life that Madison offers they decided to stay for residency. Outside of work, Jake enjoys climbing, road/mountain biking, cross country skiing/biathlon, snowboarding, gardening, and fly fishing in his free time.

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Austin Maas, MD

Resident IR-1

Austin Maas was born and raised in a small town in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. He attended the University of Michigan for his undergraduate studies in Kinesiology. After undergraduate, he spent two years at UW-Madison doing research in radiation oncology before returning to the University of Michigan for medical school. In his free time, he enjoys spending time outdoors gardening, scuba diving, hunting, and spending time with his dogs, Zoe and Ziggy.

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Ece Meram, MD

Resident IR-5

Ece [A-Jay] grew up in Turkey, went to Koc University in Istanbul for medical school, and moved to Madison, WI in 2016 to do research with UW IR department. She matched into UW Radiology, did her surgery preliminary year at UW, and at some point lost her cold receptors that her Mediterranean genes used to transcribe. She finds Madison a calm, yet still fun place to live after Istanbul. She enjoys hiking, yoga, table tennis, billiards at Great Dane, reading, and watching documentaries.
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Elliott Russell, MD

Resident IR-4

Elliott was born and raised in Ames, Iowa. He left home to study bioengineering at Syracuse University for undergrad. Having had enough of life outside of the Midwest, he returned to Chicago to attend medical school at Northwestern University, and stayed in Chicago to complete a prelim surgery year at St. Joseph Hospital. He dabbles a little in a lot and is down to try almost anything new. Established interests include any outside activity in any weather (including soccer, basketball, spikeball, hiking, boating, snow skiing, etc), playing board games, and cooking. As proud fur-parents of our cat, Maeby, Elliott and Libby hope to grow their fur-family with a dog after leaving the big city.

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Erik (Erik) E Winterholler, MD

Resident IR-3

Erik Winterholler, MD is from Salt Lake City Utah, but lived in the Midwest for parts of his childhood. He was happy to come back for medical school and now residency. In medical school, he realized he wanted to go into radiology, specifically Interventional Radiology, because of his previous work experience that interfaced heavily with IR. His professional interests includes informatics and health policy. He hopes to be involved in medical device development in his career. In his free time, Dr. Winterholler loves the outdoors and touring the state parks in Wisconsin and surrounding states. His hobbies include music, both appreciation and playing (he played guitar in a rock band for 4 years in college), powerlifting, snowboarding, skiing, hiking and cycling, and coffee brewing and tasting.