Experts
  • Dr. Sophia McKinley is a general surgery resident at Massachusetts General Hospital. She has completed a Master of Education and her research interests include medical education, simulation, patient-centered education, and the learning environment. 

    • Surgical Critical Care

    Travis P. Webb, MD, MHPE is a Professor of Surgery and Associate Dean for Curriculum at the Medical College of Wisconsin. Dr. Webb received his medical degree from Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, completed his residency at the Medical College of Wisconsin, his surgical critical care fellowship at Medical College of Wisconsin and joined the Medical College of Wisconsin as faculty in August of 2005.  He is board certified in Surgery and Surgical Critical Care. Dr. Webb also received a Masters of Health Professions Education from the University of Illinois in Chicago in 2012.

    Dr. Webb has been a leader in surgical curriculum development at the local and national level.  Dr. Webb’s research interests include technical skills assessment, curriculum development and evaluation, injury research and acute care surgery in the geriatric population. He remains active as an Acute Care Surgeon at Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital, a Level One Trauma Center. 

    • General Surgery
    • Vice President for Educational Affairs at Vanderbilt University Medical Center

    Kyla Terhune is a surgeon and educator, and currently is the Vice President for Educational Affairs at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) and the Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education and Designated Institutional Official at the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. A general surgeon, she served as Program Director in Surgery at VUMC from 2015 until 2019 and was also the Chief of General Surgery at the VA Medical Center in Nashville.  She obtained her undergraduate degree from Princeton University, her medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania, and her master’s degree in business from Vanderbilt University. She has won local and national awards for teaching and serves on the Board of the Association of Program Directors in Surgery (APDS).

    • General Surgery
    • Chief of Surgery at princess margaret hospital

    Dr. Wesley Francis has 10 years of experience as a Consultant Surgical Oncologist at the Princess Margaret Hospital and Doctors Hospital. He is the current Chief of Surgery at the Princess Margaret Hospital. 

    Dr. Francis is an associate Lecturer with the University of the West Indies and the Director of the Surgical Residency training program. He is the President of the Caribbean Chapter of the Americas Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association (AHPBA). He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a member of the Society of Surgical Oncology. He also holds membership with the American Society of Breast surgeons, American College of Healthcare Executives, the Healthcare Financial Management Association and the American College of Physician Executives.

    Dr. Francis obtained his Medical Degree from the University of the West Indies and completed his surgical residency at Wayne state University in Detroit Michigan. He obtained an SSO approved fellowship from the Tom Baker Cancer Center in Calgary Alberta. Dr. Francis also obtained an MBA in Health Sector Management and Policy at the University of Miami in Coral Gables and is a certified lean six sigma champion.

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