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Shannon M. Foster, M.D.
Traumatology, Surgical Critical Care and Emergency Surgery

 
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Administrative/Clinical Office:
Reading Hospital and Medical Center
6th and Spruce Streets, B Building - 4th Floor
West Reading, PA 19611
Administrative Assistant: Charlene Benner
Administrative Telephone: 484-628-4888
Administrative Fax: 484-628-4880
Patient Appointments:
484-628-4879

fosters@readinghospital.org

 

Dr. Foster is an Assistant Professor of Surgery. She completed a fellowship in Surgical Critical Care at the Mayo Clinic in 2009 and also completed her General Surgery Residency at the Mayo Clinic.

 
Faculty Appointments
2009 - present Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery
Perelman School of Medicine
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
Hospital and Administrative Appointments
2009 - present Active Surgeon
Reading Hospital and Medical Center
West Reading, Pennsylvania
 
2009 - present Attending Surgeon
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
Education/Training
1995 - 1999 B.S. University of Akron
Akron, Ohio (Microbiology)
 
1999 - 2003 M.D. Medical College of Ohio
Toledo, Ohio
 
2000 International Course of Tropical Medicine
Universidad de Costa Rica, San Jose, Costa Rica
 
Postgraduate Training and Fellowship Appointments
2003 - 2008 Resident in General Surgery, Mayo Clinic
Rochester, Minnesota
 
2008 - 2009 Fellow in Surgical Critical Care, Mayo Clinic
Rochester, Minnesota
 
Memberships/Societies
 
National/International Societies
2010 - pending Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma
(Application Pending)
 
2009 - present Mayo Clinic Alumni Association
 
2009 - present Priestly Surgical Society
 
2008 - present Society of Critical Medicine, In-Training Group
 
2003 - present American College of Surgeons
Candidate & Associate Group
 
1999 - 2003 American Medical Women’s Association Student Section (Activities Coordinator)
 
1999 - present American Medical Women’s Association
 
1999 - 2003 American Medical Association Student Section
(Academic Enrichment Coordinator, Assembly)
 
1999 - present American Medical Association
 
1999 - 2003 American College of Physicians/American Society of Internal Medicine Student Section
(President 2002, Recruitment Chair)
 
Local/Regional Societies
2009 - present   Keystone Chapter American College of Surgeons
 
2009 - present Berks County Medical Association
 
2009 - present   Pennsylvania Medical Association
 
2003 - 2009 Minnesota Surgical Society
 
2003 - 2009 Minnesota Medical Association
 
Research
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Publications
 
Research Publications, Non-Peer Reviewed
  1. Donnelly SF, Foster SM, Bannon MP. 5 Steps to prevent CVC-related infections. Contemporary Surgery on-line, Dec. 2007 (link).
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Awards, Honors and Membership in Honorary Societies
2005, 2008 International Health Program Scholar, Mayo Clinic
 
2001 - 2003 Outstanding Student Leader, Medical College of Ohio
 
2000 Outstanding New Student Leader, Medical College of Ohio
 
2000 Ohio Junior Chamber of Commerce Outstanding Young Citizen & Scholar
Medical College of Ohio
 
2000 Woman to Watch Award
 
2000  JC Penny Golden Rule Award for Community Service
 
1999 - 2003 Van Buren Medical School Award and Scholar, Medical College of Ohio
 
1999  Outstanding Officer (President, University Honors Club), University of Akron
 
1999 Outstanding Senior (Class of 1999), University of Akron
 
1999 A-Key Award, University of Akron
 
1996 - 1999 Who’s Who in American Universities and Colleges
 
1995 Tylenol-Revco National Scholar, University of Akron
 
1995 - 1999  Akron Jaycee Foundation Memorial Scholar, University of Akron
 
1995 - 1999 Women in Higher Education Scholar, University of Akron
 
1995 - 1999 Lisle M. Buckingham Scholar, University of Akron
 
1995 - 1999 Presidential Scholar, University of Akron
 
1995 - 1999 University Scholar, University of Akron

Dr. Shannon Foster

 
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