Dr. Janczewski will be spending two years with the American College of Surgeons' Cancer Programs in collaboration as a T32 funded postdoctoral fellow at the Surgical Outcomes and Quality Improvement Collaborative at Northwestern University. Her research interests include surgical and oncologic outcomes, specifically hepatic artery infusion chemotherapy, oncologic staging standards, and the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the delivery of cancer care.
Dr. Janczewski grew up in upstate New York. She then went on to obtain her bachelor’s degree in Biology from Saint Joseph’s University and medical degree from the Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University. During her dedicated research time, she will also obtain a Master's in Health Services and Outcomes Research through Northwestern University, where she is currently a general surgery resident as well. She plans to incorporate these interests and training into a future career as a surgical oncologist and health services and outcomes researcher.
Dr. Kirkendoll will be spending two years with the American College of Surgeons’ Committee on Trauma to conduct research related to firearm injury prevention. During her dedicated research time, she will obtain a Master’s in Health Services and Outcomes Research through Northwestern University. She grew up in a rural town outside of Kansas City, Missouri and attended Missouri Western State University where she obtained her bachelor’s degree in Biology. She then went on to receive both a Master of Biomedical Science and Doctorate in Osteopathic Medicine from Kansas City University. She completed her surgical internship at Baystate Medical Center and is currently taking two years off from her surgical residency at the Valley Health System in Las Vegas, NV to pursue her research fellowship.
Dr. Peters is a General Surgery resident at Loyola University Medical Center. Dr. Peters received his Bachelor's degree in biology from Illinois Wesleyan University and subsequently his medical degree from the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago.
Dr. Peter's research interests include clinical outcomes and quality improvement in surgical care, health systems and resource management, and surgical education. He plans to incorporate these interests into a career in academic surgery. Dr. Peters will be working with the Geriatric Surgery Verification Program, a collaborative effort designed to establish evidence-based standards in the care of our aging population of surgical patients.