K Robert Shen, M.D.

  1. Cardiothoracic Surgeon
  2. General Surgeon
  1. 2004
    Resident - Cardiothoracic SurgeryMassachusetts General Hospital
  2. 2002
    Resident - General SurgeryBrigham and Women's Hospital
  3. 2000
    Research Fellowship - SurgeryBrigham and Women's Hospital
  4. 1998
    Resident - General SurgeryBrigham and Women's Hospital
  5. 1996
    InternshipBrigham and Women's Hospital
  6. 1995
    MDYale University School of Medicine, Yale University
  7. 1987
    ABDartmouth College

Certifications

  1. 2006
    Thoracic and Cardiac SurgeryAmerican Board of Thoracic Surgery
  2. 2003
    General SurgeryAmerican Board of Surgery

Awards and honors

  1. 2007
    Career Development AwardAmerican Cancer Society
  2. 2002
    Outstanding Resident Teaching AwardHarvard Medical School
  3. 2000
    John A. Mannick Resident Research PrizeAwarding Organization
  4. 1999
    Residents Research PrizeMassachusetts Chapter of the American College of Surgeons
  5. 1995
    M.D. with High HonorsYale University School of Medicine
  6. 1995
    Thesis PrizeAssociation for Academic Surgery
  7. 1987
    cum laude with High Honors in HistoryDartmouth College
  8. 1987
    Class of 1859 Thesis Prize in HistoryDartmouth College

Professional memberships

  1. 2017 - present
    Executive MemberMayo Clinic GI Esophageal Gastric Cancer Standards Council
  2. 2016 - present
    MemberWorkforce on Media Relations and Communications, Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  3. 2016 - present
    RepresentativeAmerican Society of Clinical Oncology Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium
  4. 2016 - present
    Program CommitteeAmerican Society of Clinical Oncology Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium
  5. 2015 - 2016
    ChairWorkforce on Annual Meeting Program, Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  6. 2015 - 2016
    MemberCouncil on Education and Member Services Operating Board, Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  7. 2015 - 2016
    ChairWorkforce on the Annual Meeting Program Task Force, Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  8. 2015 - present
    MemberMayo Clinic GI Esophageal Gastric Cancer Standards Council
  9. 2015 - present
    ConsultantAmerican Board of Thoracic Surgery
  10. 2014 - 2015
    Co-ChairWorkforce on Annual Meeting Program, Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  11. 2014 - 2015
    Co-ChairWorkforce on Annual Meeting Tech-Con Task Force, Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  12. 2014 - present
    MemberDivisions of Cardiovascular Surgery and General Thoracic Surgery, Program Evaluation Committee
  13. 2014 - present
    MemberDivision of General Thoracic Surgery, Program Evaluation Committee
  14. 2014 - present
    MemberDivisions of Cardiovascular Surgery and General Thoracic Surgery, Clinical Competency Committee
  15. 2013 - 2015
    MemberWorkforce on Annual Meeting Tech-Con Task Force, Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  16. 2013 - present
    Program DirectorThoracic Surgery Residency Program, Programs in Rochester, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education
  17. 2013 - present
    MemberAmerican Association for Thoracic Surgery
  18. 2012 - 2016
    MemberWorkforce on Annual Meeting Program, Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  19. 2011 - 2015
    MemberWorkforce on Patient Safety, Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  20. 2011 - present
    Program DirectorMayo Clinic General Thoracic Surgery Fellowship, Department of Surgery
  21. 2011 - present
    MemberCurriculum Committee, Thoracic Surgery Directors Association
  22. 2011 - present
    MemberWestern Surgical Association
  23. 2010
    Physician RepresentativeUnited Way, Department of Surgery
  24. 2010 - present
    MemberEsophageal Club
  25. 2008 - 2015
    Mayo Clinic General Thoracic Surgery Patient Education Committee, Department of Surgery
  26. 2008 - 2012
    In-training Examination ConsultantThoracic Surgery Directors Association
  27. 2008 - present
    MemberSouthern Thoracic Surgical Association
  28. 2007 - present
    MemberMayo Clinic Cancer Center
  29. 2007 - present
    MemberMayo Clinic General Thoracic Surgery Clinical Trials Team
  30. 2007 - present
    MemberDepartment of Surgery, General Thoracic Surgery Clinical Trials Team
  31. 2007 - present
    FellowAmerican College of Chest Physicians
  32. 2007 - present
    FellowAmerican College of Surgeons
  33. 2007 - present
    MemberGeneral Thoracic Surgical Club
  34. 2007 - present
    MemberAmerican College of Chest Physicians
  35. 2007 - present
    MemberInternational Society For Heart and Lung Transplantation
  36. 2007 - present
    MemberSociety of Thoracic Surgeons
  37. 2007 - present
    MemberInternational Association for the Study of Lung Cancer
  38. 1999 - present
    MemberSociety for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract
  39. 1998 - 2006
    AssociateAmerican College of Surgeons
  40. 1998 - present
    MemberMassachusetts Medical Society
  41. 1995 - present
    MemberAssociation for Academic Surgery
  42.  
    ConsultantMayo Clinic General Thoracic Surgery Patient Education Committee, Department of Surgery
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