Current Residents

General Surgery Academic Year 2016/2017

Susie Sun, M.D.

Susie Sun, M.D.

Class Year: PGY-4

Biographical Information:

Hometown: Kunming, China

Memberships/Societies: Resident and Associate Society of the American College of Surgeons, RAS-ACS Membership Committee, Association for Academic Surgery, Association for Women Surgeons

Awards: Lynn Sage Breast Cancer Achievement Award, Best Oral Presentation- Penn State College of Medicine Resident Research Day 2014, International E-Learning Award-Academic Division Dubai, UAE, 2014,Best Oral Presentation – Penn State College of Medicine Resident Research Day 2015.
 

Academic Development Time: Division of Outcomes, Research and Quality, Masters of Science in Public Health Sciences

Academic Mentors: Chris Hollenbeak, PhD 

Interests:  Spending time with family and friends, cooking/baking, playing sports

Education:

Undergraduate: Oberlin College

Medical School: Wright State University 

Clinical Interests:

Breast Surgery

Research Interests:

Surgical outcomes and quality 

Publications:

  1. H. Polavarapu, A.N. Kulaylat, S. Sun, O. Hamed.  100 years of surgical education: the past, the present and the future.  Bulletin of the American College of Surgeons. 2013 Jul; 98(7):22-27. PMID: 24010218.
  2. E. Messaris, S. Sun, Genetic correlations between murine and human trauma: time to focus only on highly selected genetic pathways. Critical Care Medicine. 2014 Jun; 42(6):1552-3. PMID: 24836793
  3. S. Sun, E. Messaris, Soluble CD73 Can Predict Future Organ Failure In Pancreatitis: Simple, Low Cost, But Not Perfect. Critical Care Medicine. 2014 Dec; 42(12):2641-2. PMID: 25402289. 
  4. R. Maag, S. Sun, R. Davies, P. Alagona, A. Foy. Positive predictive value of an elevated cardiac troponin I for acute coronary syndrome in emergency department patients based on chief compliant. Journal of Emergency Medicine. 2015 Apr; 33(4):516-20. PMID: 25680564 
  5. S. Sun, A. Leung, P. Dillon, C. Hollenbeak. Length of stay and readmissions in mastectomy patients. The Breast Journal. 2015 Jun; Epub ahead of print. PMID: 2610795
  6. S. Sun, C. Hollenbeak, A. Leung. Attributable cost of obesity on breast surgery: a matched cohort analysis. American Journal of Surgery. 2015 Jun; Epub ahead of print. PMID: 26212389
  7. S. Sun, C. Hollenbeak, A. Leung. Deviation from the standard of care for early breast cancer in the elderly: what are the consequences?. Annals of Surgical Oncology. 2015 Aug; 22(8):2492-9. PMID: 25515198.
  8. S. Sun, C. Hollenbeak, A. Rogers. Readmissions following gastric bypass surgery. Obesity Surgery. 2015 Aug; Epub ahead of print. PMID: 26264895
  9. S. Grant, H. Hon, P. Iyer, C. Smith, S. Sun. The Resident and Associate Society of the American College of Surgeons (RAS-ACS): From Recruiting Medical Students to Training the Future Leaders of Surgery. Bulletin of the American College of Surgeons. 2015 Aug. 
  10. S. Sun, A. Kulaylat, C. Hollenbeak, D. Soybel. Cost-effectiveness of investigating common bile duct stones during laparoscopic cholecystectomy. Annals of Surgery. Accepted for publication.
Oral Presentations
  1. S. Sun, A. Leung, P. Dillon, C. Hollenbeak. Length of Stay and Pre-operative Comorbidities Predict Readmissions in Mastectomy Patients. Academic Surgical Congress, San Diego, CA, February 2014.
  2. S. Sun, C. Hollenbeak, A. Leung. Deviation from the Standard of Care for Early Breast Cancer in the Elderly:  What are the Consequences?. Penn State College of Medicine Resident/Fellow Research Day, Hershey, PA, May 2014.
  3. S. Sun, C. Hollenbeak, A. Leung. Deviation from the Standard of Care for Early Breast Cancer in the Elderly:  What are the Consequences?. Keystone American College of Surgeons Annual Meeting, Hershey, PA, November 2014.
  4. S. Sun, C. Hollenbeak, A. Rogers. Readmissions following gastric bypass surgery. Academic Surgical Congress, Las Vegas, NV, February 2015.
  5. C. Jones, S. Sun, C. Hollenbeak, T. Samson. The effect of complications on cost and length of stay in cleft lip repair: analysis of the KIDS' inpatient database. Robert H. Ivy Society of Plastic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Hershey, PA, March 2015. 
  6. S. Sun, C. Hollenbeak, A. Leung. Attributable cost of obesity on breast surgery: a matched cohort analysis. Penn State College of Medicine Resident/Fellow Research Day, Hershey, PA, May 2015.
  7. S. Sun, C. Hollenbeak, A. Leung. Attributable cost of obesity on breast surgery: a matched cohort analysis. Penn State Department of Surgery Grand Rounds, Hershey, PA, June 2015.

Abstracts/Poster Presentations

  1. S. Sun, C. Hollenbeak, A. Leung. Deviation from the Standard of Care for Early Breast Cancer in the Elderly:  What are the Consequences?. Society of Surgical Oncology Cancer Symposium, Phoenix, AR, March 2014.
  2. S.Sun, K. Young, S. Tice, K. Valenzian, S. Tiedebohl, J. Phillips, M. Santos, D. Han, D. Shapiro, P. Dillon. Relational Coordination – a Paradigm for Systems Based Practice and Professionalism in Surgical Education. Surgical Education Week, Chicago, IL, April 2014
  3. S. Henderson, B. Michelotti, S. Sun, C. Henry, T. Johnson, D. Ravnic, D. Mackay, J. Potochny. Is vicryl mesh really a sage alternative to acellular dermis in tissue expander-based breast reconstruction?. Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons, Providence, RI, September 2014. 
  4. B. Behar, S. Sun, T. Samson. Factors associated with readmission and length of stay in patients with traumatic facial fractures. Keystone American College of Surgeons Annual Meeting, Hershey, PA, November 2014.
  5. S. Sun, C. Hollenbeak, A. Leung. Attributable cost of obesity on breast surgery: a matched cohort analysis. Society of Surgical Oncology Cancer Symposium, Houston, TX, March 2015.
  6. C. Jones, S. Sun, C. Hollenbeak, T. Samson. The effect of complications on cost and length of stay in cleft palate repair: analysis of the KIDS' inpatient database. Robert H. Ivy Society of Plastic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Hershey, PA, March 2015. 
  7. S. Sun, A. Kulaylat, E. Kenning, A. Aboud, D. Qin, E. Bollard, P. Dillon, D. Han. A C.O.R.E. curriculum for professionalism and interpersonal communication. Surgical Education Week, Seatle, WA, April 2015.

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