Grace is currently a first year resident in the general surgery program. Her research interests include surgical education, clinical outcomes and public health. Grace plans to pursue a career in academic surgical oncology or colon and rectal surgery.
2012 - present
Assistant Instructor in Surgery
2004 - 2008
University of Pennsylvania
Summa Cum Laude, B.A.
2008 - 2012
University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, M.D.
Arnold P. Gold Humanism Honor Society
American College of Surgeons
American Medical Association
Phi Beta Kappa Society
2006 – 2008
University of Pennsylvania, Department of Psychology
“Hindbrain AMP-Kinase as a Mediator of Hindbrain Leptin and Glucagon-Like Peptide-1 Receptor-Mediated Anorectic Effects”
2011 – 2012
University of Chicago, Department of Surgery
“Cognitive Task Analysis of Robotic Surgery”
Hayes MR, Leichner TM, Zhao S, Lee GS, Chowansky A, Zimmer D, De Jonghe BC, Kanoski SE, Grill HJ, Bence KK. Intracellular signals mediating the food intake-suppressive effects of hindbrain glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor activation. Cell Metabolism. March 2011; 13(3): 320-330.
Lee GS, Velleman P, Wainer H. Giving the Finger to Dating Services. Chance. 2008; 21(3): 59-61.