San Francisco, California
San Diego, California
San Diego, California
Northern California Chapter
Society of Hospital Medicine
Honors and Awards:
Board of Directors, Granite Bay Community Association, 2007-2009
Member Granite Bay Blueprint Committee, 2006-2008
Member founding board of directors, Northern California Chapter, Society of Hospital Medicine, 2005-2006
Troop Committee Chairman, Troop 818, Granite Bay, CA, 2003-2008
Residency Advisory Committee, U.C. San Diego, 2000-2002
Troop Committee Chairman, Troop 96, San Diego, CA, 1999-2002
Troop Committee Chairman, Troop 8 / Team 346, Oakland, CA, 1995-1999
Medical Student Summer Research Fellowship, U.C. San Francisco, 1995
North American Society of Pacing and Electrophysiology, Young Investigator Runner-up, 1995
American Heart Association, California Affiliate, Predoctoral Research Fellow, 1994-1996
International Society for Computerized Electrocardiology, Young Investigator Award, 1994
Scoutmaster, Troop 8, Berkeley, CA, 1993-1995
Graduate Assembly Representative, U.C. Berkeley, 1992-1994
National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship, 1991-1994
Vice President, Bioengineering Association of Students, 1991-1992
Regent's Fellowship, University of California, San Francisco, 1990-1991
Vice President, Tau Beta Pi (engineering honor society), 1986
Eagle Scout, 1983
Select Recent Publications:
T. Cohen, W.S. Ellis, J.J. Morrissey, C. Bakuzonis, Y. David, W.D. Papennan, Safe use of cellular telephones in hospitals: fundamental principles and case studies, Journal of Health Care Information Management, 2005, 19:38-48.
A. SippensGroenewegen, M.D. Lesh, F.X. Roithinger, W.S. Ellis, P.R Steiner, L.A. Saxon, RJ. Lee, M.M. Scheinman, Body surface mapping of counterclockwise and clockwise typical atrial flutter: a comparative analysis with endocardial activation sequence mapping, J of the American College of Cardiology, 2000, 35:1276-1287.
W.S. Ellis, A. SippensGroenewegen, D.M. Auslander, and M.D. Lesh, The role of the crista tenninalis in atrial flutter and fibrillation: a computer modeling study, Annals of Biomedical Engineering, 2000, 28:742-754.
F.X. Roithinger, A. SippensGroenewegen, M.R. Karch, P.R Steiner, W.S. Ellis, M.D. Lesh, Organized activation during fibrillation in man: endocardial and electrocardiographic manifestations, J. of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology, 1998, 9:451-461.
W.S. Ellis, SJ. Eisenberg, D.M. Auslander, M.W. Dae, A. Zakhor, and M.D. Lesh, Deconvolution: a novel signal processing approach for determining activation time from fractionated electro grams and detecting infarcted tissue, Circulation, 1996, 94:2633-2640.
M.D. Lesh, J.M. Kalman, J.E. Olgin, and W.S. Ellis, The role of atrial anatomy in clinical atrial arrhythmias, J. of Electrocardiology, 1996, 295:101-113.
W.S. Ellis, D.M. Auslander, and M.D. Lesh, Fractionated electro grams from a computer model of heterogeneously uncoupled anisotropic ventricular myocardium, Circulation, 1995, 92:1619-1626.
W.S. Ellis, D.M. Auslander, and M.D. Lesh, Effects of coupling heterogeneity on fractionated electro grams in a model of non-uniformly anisotropic ventricular myocardium, J. of Electrocardiology, 1994, 275:171-178.
W.S. Ellis and RT. Jones, Using LabVIEW to facilitate calibration and verification for respiratory impedance plethysmography, Computer Methods and Programs in Biology and Medicine, 1991, 36:169-175.