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Rebecca L. Hoffman, M.D.
General Surgery Resident

 
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Office:
Department of Surgery
4 Maloney
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Administrative Telephone: 215-662-6156

Contact Information (internal use only)

Rebecca.Hoffman@uphs.upenn.edu

 

Rebecca is a PGY4 General Surgery resident interested in pursuing a career in surgical oncology. She is currently pursuing her Masters of Science in Clinical Epidemiology and the Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, and obtaining a certificate in Healthcare Leadership in Quality. Her clinical interests include cancer of the GI tract, as well as general surgery. Her research interests include understanding the cancer patient experience, medical/surgical decision making, surgical oncology outcomes, and resident/medical student education. Her research mentor is Rachel Kelz, MD, MSCE. Outside of work, she enjoys watching baseball and playing in the outdoors.

 
Appointments
2010 - present Assistant Instructor in Surgery
Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
 
2013 - present Postdoctoral Researcher
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Education/Training
7/2013 - 8/2015

Masters of Science in Clincal Epidemiology, CCEB,
Perelman School of Medicine at the Univeristy of Pennsylvania

   
2011 - current Resident, General Surgery
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
   
2010 - 20/11 Intern, General Surgery
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
   
2006 - 2010 MD – University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
2001 - 2005 BS in Chemistry – Haverford College
Haverford, Pennsylvania
 
Memberships/Societies
National Societies:
2006 - 2010 American Medical Student Association
 
2011 - current Resident Member
Resident and Associate Society of the American College
of Surgeons
 
2012 - present

Member, Association for Surgical Education

 
 
 
Research

5/2003-8/2003
Intern, Center for Biomedical and Biotechnology
Research, Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institution
“Detection and Induction of Polyketide Synthase and Other Bioactive Compounds in Five Discodermia-Associated Bacterial Isolates”

8/2004-5/2005                    
Haverford College Thesis, Mentor: Fran Blase, PhD
“Toward the Synthesis of Ripostatin B: Efforts in Desulfurization”

6/2005-7/2006                    
Clinical Research Coordinator
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

2/2010-5/2010                    
Scholarly Pursuit, Mentor: Jeffrey Drebin, MD, PhD
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
“Validation of Consensus Panel Guidelines for the Management of Pancreatic Cystic Neoplasms.”

 
Publications
Editorial Positions
07/2011 - 2/2012   Hoffman, Rebecca L. Senior Editor, Step 3 QMax, 2011 edition.  Published by MedIQ Learning, LLC. Available at: http://www.usmlerx.com.
 
08/2009 - 01/2010  Hoffman, Rebecca L. Editor, Step 1 Qmax, 2010 edition. Published by MedIQ Learning, LLC. Available at: http://www.usmlerx.com.
Original Papers
  1. Hoffman, RL. Author, Step 1 Qmax. USMLERx Step 1 Website. Available at:
    http://www.usmlerx.com. Feb 2009
  2. Gholve P; Arkader A; Gaugler RL; Wells L. Femoral Neck Fracture: Atypical Presentation
    of Child Abuse. Orthopedics, 31(3): 271, 2008.
  3. Hosalkar H; Greenberg J; Gaugler RL; Garg S; Dormans JP. Abnormal Scarring With
    Keloid Formation After Osteochondroma Excision in Children With Multiple Hereditary Exostoses. J Pediatr Orthop, 27(3); 333-337, 2007.
  4. Ganley TJ; Gaugler RL; Kocher MS; Flynn JM; Jones KJ. Osteochondritis Dissecans of the
    Knee. Operative Techniques in Sports Medicine, 14(3): 147-158, 2006.
  5. Ganley TJ; Gaugler RL; Moroz LA. Consultations with the Specialist: Patellofemoral
    Conditions in Childhood. Pediatrics in Review, 27: 264 – 270, 2006.
Poster Presentations
  1. Hoffman RL; Gates J; Ahmad N; Ginsberg G; Kochman M; Drebin J. Validation of
    Consensus Panel Guidelines for the Management of Pancreatic Cystic Neoplasms. Presentation, Society of Surgical Oncology Annual Meeting, San Antonio, March 2011.
  2. Gholve PA; Gaugler RL; Campbell LB; Drummond DS; Davidson RS; Nichols KE; Dormans
    JP. Leg Length Discrepancy in Idiopathic Hemihypertrophy and Beckwith-Weidemann Syndrome. Presentation, American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, San Diego, Feb. 2007.
  3. Gholve PA; Gaugler RL; Campbell LB; Drummond DS; Davidson RS; Nichols KE; Dormans
    JP. Leg Length Discrepancy in Idiopathic Hemihypertrophy and Beckwith-Weidemann Syndrome. E-poster, Pediatric Orthopedic Society of North America (POSNA) Annual Meeting, Hollywood, FL, May 2007.
  4. Flynn JM; Gaugler RL; Emans JB; Smith JT; Betz RR; Skaggs DL; Song KM; Moreland MS;
    Campbell RM. VEPTR to Treat Non-syndromic Congenital Scoliosis: A Multicenter, Mid-term Follow-up Study. Oral presentation, Scoliosis Research Society (SRS) Annual Meeting, Monterey, California. September 14-16, 2006.
  5. Flynn JM; Gaugler RL; Emans JB; Smith JT; Betz RR; Skaggs DL; Song KM; Moreland MS;
    Campbell RM. VEPTR to Treat Non-syndromic Congenital Scoliosis: A Multicenter, Mid-term Follow-up Study. Oral presentation, International Meeting on Advanced Spine Technology (IMAST), Athens, Greece July 2006.
  6. Ganley TJ; Betz JM; Flynn JM; Gaugler RL; Gregg JR. Surgical Management of Patellar
    Instability: A Survivorship Analysis. Poster presented at American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Chicago. March 22 – 26, 2006.
Books
  1. First Aid™ Q&A for the USMLE Step 1, Third Edition. Le, T and Feinstein, J.A., Sr Eds., Ball, M.W.; Dude, A.; Hoffman, R. L. et al, Eds. McGraw-Hill, New York, NY. 2012.

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