• American College of Surgeons Member   2009 – Present
  • American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Candidate Member 2013 – Present

 

  • Society for American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons Candidate Member 2013 – Present
  • Women in Surgery – Planning Committee Member 2015 – Present

 

  • Association of Women Surgeons Member 2017 – Present
  • South Florida Chapter, American College of Surgeons Member 2017 – Present

 

  • Florida Chapter, American College of Surgeons Member  2012 – Present
  • 2015 Resident Chair, 2014 Resident Secretary

 

  • Obesity Medicine Association Member    2017 – Present
  • American Society for Nutrition Member 2018- Present

 

  • AMA Women Physician Section Inspirational Physician Award 2018
  • Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons Resident Achievement Award 2015

 

  • University of Miami Miller School of Medicine Surgical Interest Group Resident Mentor 2013-2017
  • University of Miami – Palm Beach Resident Education Committee Member  2013
  • Palm Beach County Medical Society Resident Member 2012 – 2017
  • Junior League of the Palm Beaches Active Member  2012 – 2014

 

  • Voluntary Journal Reviewer – Teaching and Learning in Medicine  Current
  • Voluntary Journal Reviewer – Journal of Robotic Surgery  Current

 

  • Editorial Board – Clinics in Surgery (Remedy Publications, LLC) Current
  • University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, MD/MPH Program – Surgical Clerkship Student Education Coordinator   – 2015-16 and 2016-17 Academic Years

OTHER RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

 

USACOM Summer Research Fellow 2009 – Departments of Surgery and Pathology. “Liquid Based Cytology in Evaluation of Breast Masses.”

Mentors: Donna Lynn Dyess, MD and Carole Boudreaux, MD.

Poster presentation at Medical Student Summer Research Program.

 

Undergraduate Research Assistant – Auburn University Nutrition Laboratory 2007. Explored molecular mechanisms of insulin resistance as related to Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus.

Mentor: Suresh Mathews, PhD.

 

 

RELEVANT EXPERIENCE

 

Certified and Trained in Robotic Surgery – da Vinci (Intuitive Surgical)

SAGES Fundamentals of Endoscopic Surgery Certified

SAGES Fundamentals of Laparoscopic Surgery Certified

2016 Fellows in Minimally Invasive Bariatric Surgery Course, Ethicon Surgical Institute, Cincinnati, OH

2015 Advancements in Minimally Invasive Surgery: A Comprehensive Hands-On Symposium, Celebration, FL

2015 Duke University Masters of Minimally Invasive Bariatric Surgery Cousre, Orlando, FL

2014 Ethicon Wound Closure Academy, West Palm Beach, FL

2013 ASPEN Surgical Nutrition Course, Chicago, IL

 

*REFERENCES AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST