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Our Invited Speaker:

Dr Rebecca M. Minter

A.R. Curreri Professor and Chair: Department of Surgery
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Rebecca M. Minter, M.D., is the A.R. Curreri Professor and Chair of the Department of Surgery at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health.  Previously, Dr. Minter held successive leadership roles at the University of Texas Southwestern and the University of Michigan, serving as Chief of the Hepatopancreatobiliary Section/Division at both institutions.


Dr. Minter's clinical practice is in the areas of pancreatobiliary and gastrointestinal surgery.  She has a particular interest in the management and treatment of benign and neoplastic diseases of the pancreas.  Dr. Minter is recognized as a clinical leader in her field and is a past President of the Americas Hepatopancreatobiliary Association and is the current Diversity and Inclusion Officer of the International Hepatopancreatobiliary Association.


Dr. Minter's research efforts focus on surgical education, specifically the development of training frameworks which explicitly define progressive entrustment and the development of autonomy.  Dr. Minter holds national leadership positions in multiple societies in recognition of her work in the field of surgical education and academic surgery.  She is a past President of the Society of University Surgeons and the Fellowship Council, and currently serves as a Board Director of the American Board of Surgery.