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Department of Surgery

Residents

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Global Surgery Track

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Rachel

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Rachel W. Davis, M.D.

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Medical School: Baylor College of Medicine

Global Surgery Track General Surgery Residency:
GS-1: 2016 - 2017
GS-2: 2017 - 2018

Interests:
Global surgical education and curriculum development for high-resource training programs
National surgical infrastructure and policy design
Public/private collaborations
Low-cost surgical technology and innovation

Megan

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Megan T. Vu, M.D.

Item Definition

Medical School: University of Central Florida College of Medicine

Global Surgery Track General Surgery Residency:
GS-1: 2018 - 2019
GS-2: 2022 - 2023

Interests:
• Military surgery and trauma in austere environments
Global pediatric surgery
• Surgical education and training for global, rural, and military settings

Youmna

Item Term
Youmna A. Sherif, M.D.

Item Definition

Medical School: Virginia Commonwealth University

Global Surgery Track General Surgery Residency:
GS-1: 2019 - 2020
GS-2: 2023 - 2024

Interests:
Adoption of resource intensive surgeries in resource-limited environments
Hepatitis C endemic in Egypt
Health disparities, access to medical care, and structural violence

Sukriti

Item Term
Sukriti Bansal, M.D.

Item Definition

Medical School: UT Southwestern

Global Surgery Track General Surgery Residency:
GS-1: 2020 - 2021
GS-2: 2023 - 2024

Interests:
Adaptation of high-resource surgical care for mobile practice
Optimization of surgical education and development of collaborative academic partnerships
Economic, geographical, and social barriers to surgical access, with a focus on South Asia

David

Item Term
David Holmes, M.D.

Item Definition

Medical School: University of Illinois School of Medicine

Global Surgery Track General Surgery Residency:
• GS-1: 2021 - 2022
• GS-2: 2024 – 2025

Interests:
• Pediatric Surgical Oncology
• Global surgical financing

Yao

Item Term
Yao Yang, M.D., M.P.H.

Item Definition

Medical School: University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine

Global Surgery Track General Surgery Residency:

  • GS-1: 2022-2023
  • GS-2: 2026-2027

Interests:

  • Building human infrastructure for surgical care
  • International collaboration in surgical education
  • Models of surgical care delivery in low-resource areas