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Melissa Red Hoffman, MD, ND

Melissa Red Hoffman, MD, NDAcute Care Surgeon
Hospice Attending
Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery, University of North Carolina, Asheville

How long have you been a member of the American College of Surgeons?
Five years. I became a member in 2015, during my chief year of residency. My only regret is not becoming a member sooner. 

What have you learned in the last month either related or not related to surgery?
I'm continuing to learn how to better edit podcasts on Audacity. It's my new favorite hobby. 

What RAS committee do you volunteer on?
I am currently the chair of the Communications Committee.

What is on your music playlist when you are performing surgery?
80s hair bands always! Rock on!