Amy C. Degnim, M.D.

  1. General Surgeon

Specialty Groups

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

English
  • Breast cancer risk prevention
  • Surgical complications of breast and axillary surgery
  • Prediction of breast cancer metastasis in nonsentinel nodes of patients with a positive sentinel node
  1. 2011
    Certificate - Certificate in Translational ResearchMayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  2. 2003
    Fellow - Breast SurgeryDepartment of Surgery, University of Michigan
  3. 1998
    ResidentDepartment of Surgery, University of North Carolina
  4. 1991
    MDUniversity of North Carolina School of Medicine
  5. 1987
    Research Fellowship - PathologyUniversity of Virginia
  6. 1987
    BS - ChemistryUniversity of Notre Dame

Certifications

  1. 1999
    General SurgeryAmerican Board of Surgery

Awards and honors

  1. 2009
    K12 Career Development AwardNational Institutes of Health
  2. 2003
    Excellence in Teaching RecognitionMayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  3. 1999
    Merit AwardUniversity of North Carolina
  4. 1990
    Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society, Elected Junior YearUniversity of North Carolina
  5. 1989
    AwardLange Medical Publications
  6. 1987
    MemberPhi Beta Kappa Honor Society
  7. 1987
    MemberAlpha Epsilon Delta National Premedical Honor Society
  8. 1987
    Merit AwardUniversity of North Carolina
  9. 1983
    Notre Dame Scholar every year (top 15% of class)Awarding Organization
  10. 1983
    Dean's List, every semesterAwarding Organization

Professional memberships

  1. 2018 - present
    MemberMayo Clinic Cancer Center Ad Hoc Committee for Education
  2. 2017 - present
    MemberWomen's Health Executive Subcommittee, Clinical Practice Committee - Rochester, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  3. 2015 - present
    Thesis AdvisorThesis Advisory Committee (Carrie Hruska, MD)
  4. 2013 - present
    Vice ChairFellowship and Research Grant Committee, Society of Surgical Oncology
  5. 2012 - present
    Full MemberWomen's Cancer Program, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center - Rochester, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center
  6. 2012 - present
    MemberCancer Prevention & Control Program, Women's Cancer Program, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center - Rochester
  7. 2012 - present
    Thesis AdvisorMayo Clinic Center for Translational Science Activities
  8. 2012 - present
    LeadCancer Prevention Network
  9. 2012 - present
    Committee MemberPatient Safety Quality Committee, American Society of Breast Surgeons
  10. 2011 - 2018
    MemberSurgery Research Executive Committee, Department of Surgery
  11. 2011
    Expert ReviewerAgency for HealthCare Research and Quality, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
  12. 2011
    ConsultantAgency for HealthCare Research and Quality, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
  13. 2011 - present
    ChairSurgical Peer Review Research Committee, Department of Surgery
  14. 2011 - present
    Co-authorBreast Education Self-Assessment Program (BESAP), American Society of Breast Surgeons
  15. 2011 - present
    MemberAmerican Association for Cancer Research
  16. 2011 - present
    Committee MemberPrevention Committee, Alliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology
  17. 2009
    MemberGeneral Surgery Journal Club, Mayo Clinic Rochester Surgical Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  18. 2008 - 2014
    Community Editor, Web PortalAmerican College of Surgeons
  19. 2008 - 2011
    MemberASBD Consensus Committee, American Society of Breast Disease
  20. 2008
    MemberPriorities of Laboratory Testing Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  21. 2008 - present
    MemberMayo Clinic Center for Translational Science Activities
  22. 2007 - 2012
    MemberInternational Society of Surgery
  23. 2007 - 2012
    MemberBreast Surgery International
  24. 2007
    MemberTask Force on Prophylactic Mastectomy Consensus Statement, Society of Surgical Oncology
  25. 2007 - present
    MemberSociety of Surgical Oncology
  26. 2006 - 2008
    HeadSearch Committee for Staff Breast Surgeon, Division of Subspecialty General Surgery, Department of Surgery
  27. 2006 - 2008
    MemberSearch Committee for Staff Breast Surgeon, Division of Subspecialty General Surgery, Department of Surgery
  28. 2006 - 2008
    Division RepresentativeGonda 15 Outpatient Surgery Center (Division Representative), Division of Subspecialty General Surgery, Department of Surgery
  29. 2006 - 2008
    HeadWorking Group to develop National web-based case log for breast fellowship training programs, Society of Surgical Oncology
  30. 2006 - 2007
    Cancer Survivorship Grant ReviewerMayo Clinic Cancer Center
  31. 2006 - present
    Faculty AdvisorBreast Journal Club, Department of Surgery
  32. 2006 - present
    MemberBreast SPORE Research Core Group
  33. 2006 - present
    MemberMayo Clinic Cancer Center
  34. 2005 - 2008
    MemberMedical Record Review Subcommittee, Accreditation Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  35. 2005 - 2010
    Fellowship Program DirectorMayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research
  36. 2005 - 2006
    MemberPharmacy and Therapeutics Subcommittee - Rochester, Clinical Practice Committee - Rochester, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  37. 2004 - 2011
    MemberSurgical Research Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  38. 2004 - 2006
    MemberPatient Education, Division of Subspecialty General Surgery, Department of Surgery
  39. 2004 - 2006
    MemberASBD Consensus Clearinghouse, Diagnosis Working Group
  40. 2004 - present
    MemberMinnesota Surgical Society
  41. 2003 - 2011
    MemberAmerican College of Surgeons Oncology Group
  42. 2003 - 2011
    MemberNorth Central Cancer Treatment Group, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health
  43. 2003 - 2005
    MemberWomen's Healthcare Council, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  44. 2003 - present
    MemberMultidisciplinary Breast Conference
  45. 2003 - present
    MemberPriestley Society
  46. 2002 - present
    MemberAmerican Society of Breast Disease
  47. 2001 - present
    FellowAmerican College of Surgeons
  48. 2001 - present
    MemberAmerican Society of Breast Surgeons
  49. 2000 - present
    MemberAmerican Society of Clinical Oncology
  50. 1999 - present
    MemberAmerican Board of Surgery
  51. 1998 - 2002
    MemberMassachusetts Medical Society
  52. 1998 - present
    MemberNathan A. Womack Surgical Society
  53.  
    Physician LiaisonPatient Education, Division of Subspecialty General Surgery, Department of Surgery
  54.  
    ModeratorGeneral Surgery Journal Club, Mayo Clinic Rochester Surgical Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  55.  
    MemberNational Cancer Center Treatment Group
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Publications

Research activities

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