Tamara Z. Vern-Gross, D.O.

  1. Palliative Care Specialist

Location

  1. Phoenix, Arizona

Languages

English
  1. Bone tumors
  2. Breast cancer
  3. Childhood malignancy
  4. Pediatric central nervous system tumor
  5. Soft tissue sarcoma
  • Pediatrics/CNS
  • Proton therapy
  • Breast cancer
  • Bone and soft tissue tumors
  • Quality of life/palliative medicine
  1. 2014
    Fellow - Pediatric Proton RadiotherapyProton Therapy Institute, University of Florida
  2. 2013
    Chief Resident - Radiation OncologyDepartment of Radiation Oncology, Wake Forest Baptist Health
  3. 2012
    Resident - Radiation OncologyDepartment of Radiation Oncology, Wake Forest Baptist Health
  4. 2012
    Rotating Internship - Pediatric Radiation OncologySt. Jude Children's Research Hospital
  5. 2009
    Fellow - Palliative MedicinePediatric Advanced Care Team (PACT), Boston Children's/Dana Farber Cancer Institute
  6. 2008
    Resident - PediatricsHope Children's Hospital
  7. 2005
    Doctor of Osteopathic MedicineDes Moines University
  8. 2000
    BA - PsychologyNorthwestern University

Certifications

  1. 2014
    Radiation OncologyAmerican Board of Radiology
  2. 2010
    Hospice & Palliative MedicineAmerican Board of Pediatrics
  3. 2008
    PediatricsAmerican Board of Pediatrics

Awards and honors

  1. 2018
    Education Science Career Development Award (ESCDA)Mayo Clinic in Arizona
  2. 2017
    Above & Beyond Recognition ProgramMayo Clinic in Arizona
  3. 2011
    Service Excellence for Patient CareWake Forest Baptist Health

Professional memberships

  1. 2017 - present
    MemberCommunication Curriculum, Radiation Oncology Residency Education Committee, Mayo Clinic in Arizona
  2. 2015 - present
    MemberAmerican Society for Therapeutic Radiation Oncology
  3. 2014 - present
    MemberSociety for Palliative Radiation Oncology
  4. 2014 - present
    MemberChildren's Oncology Group
  5. 2014 - present
    MemberCommittee for Education and Research, Society for Palliative Radiation Oncology
  6. 2009 - present
    MemberAmerican College of Radiology
  7. 2006 - present
    MemberAmerican Medical Association
  8. 2005 - present
    MemberAmerican Academy of Pediatrics
  9. 2005 - present
    MemberAmerican Osteopathic Association
  10. 2002
    MemberMedical Student Admissions Committee, Des Moines University