American College Of Surgeons - Inspiring Quality: Highest Standards, Better Outcomes

Course Faculty

Course Faculty

Nationally renowned clinical and educational professionals committed to working with residents will serve as faculty for the course.

Kyla P. Terhune, MD, MBA, FACS | Course Chair
Associate professor of surgery and anesthesiology
Associate dean for graduate medical education
Vice-president for educational affairs
Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN

Cary B. Aarons, MD, MSEd, FACS
Associate professor of surgery
Program director, general surgery residency program
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Kareem R. AbdelFattah, MD, FACS
Assistant professor of surgery
Program director, general surgery residency
Vice-chair of education, department of surgery
University of Texas – Southwestern, Dallas, TX

Brian C. George, MD, MAEd, FACS
Assistant professor of surgery and learning health sciences
Associate program director, general surgery residency and surgical critical care fellowship
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

David A. Rogers, MD, MHPE, FACS, FAAP
Professor of surgery, medical education, and pediatrics
University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine, Birmingham, AL

Britta Thompson, MS, PhD
Professor of medicine
Associate dean for student assessment and program evaluation
Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey, PA

Staff Consultants

Ajit K. Sachdeva, MD, FACS, FRCSC, FSACME, MAMSE
Director, Division of Education

Patrice Gabler Blair, MPH
Associate director, Division of Education

Kim Echert
Senior manager, Programs to Enhance Resident and Medical Student Education

Brad DeFabo Akin
Administrator, Educational Programs