Every month we focus on an outstanding staff member of the BCM Family. This month, it’s Jason Madsen with the Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery.
Do you know of a Baylor staff member who exemplifies our values of Respect, Integrity, Innovation, Teamwork and Excellence (RIITE)? Nominate him or her to be featured in Spotlight by emailing Dana Benson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Name: Jason Madsen
Title: Division Administrator
Department: Surgery – Vascular and Endovascular Therapy and Plastic Surgery
How long have you been at BCM? Almost two-and-a-half years
What’s your favorite thing about working at BCM? Being part of an amazing team
Where were you born? Salt Lake City, Utah
What is your favorite kind of food? Home cooking! Roast and mashed potatoes, steamed veggies and homemade rolls … deliciousness.
What is your favorite restaurant in Houston, and at that restaurant your favorite dish? Nothing better than the filet mignon at Antica Osteria
What’s on your music playlist? Lots of scores from my favorite soundtracks and a mix of classical
What is your dream vacation? A trip to Scotland with my father and brothers to play golf where it was born
What is your favorite TV show? It’s a toss-up between “Survivor” and “24”
Complete this sentence: Most people wouldn’t know that I … am a mountain enthusiast. From climbing and canyoneering to hiking, I love to spend time in higher altitudes. Given the lack of altitude in this area, it is really easy for this passion to go unnoticed.
What are some of your personal hobbies? I play the piano often and have recently begun violin lessons. I golf regularly, travel as often as possible and I run or exercise frequently.
Last book you read? “Washington: A Life” by Ron Chernow
Last movie you saw? I think it was the new Jason Bourne movie
Any kids? Pets? No kids… no pets really either… but I do have a Bonsai tree named Alli
Favorite food on campus? I have to revert to Chick-Fil-A, not because it is my favorite necessarily, but because it never disappoints.
Favorite BCM/Medical Center hangout? My office!