Dr. Sharon Stein MD, FACS, FASCRS, Murdough Master Clinician in Colon and Rectal Surgery and Professor of Surgery, University Hospitals/Cleveland Medical Center; Founder of The Intentional Surgeon Coaching Program, USA Colorectal Surgery
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Sharon L. Stein, MD, FACS, FASCRS, is a colorectal surgeon at University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center and Associate Professor, Surgery at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. She is the Director of UH RISES: Research in Surgical Outcomes and Effectiveness Center. She was recently appointed at the Murdough Master Clinician in Colorectal Surgery for outstanding contributions to her patients and university. She is the president of the Association of Women Surgeons.
Dr. Stein was the first women to receive an Honorary Fellowship from the Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland. As an academician, Dr. Stein has published over 100 articles, abstracts and chapters on a variety of topics from minimally invasive surgery to diversity in surgery. Her programmatic experiences also inform her academic pursuits; she has written about the salary gap in surgery, starting salaries for colon and rectal surgeons, and pregnancy leave internationally, in addition to traditional topics of minimally invasive surgery, rectal cancer and enhanced recovery protocols. In recognition of her contributions to scholarship, she has been invited to serve as a reviewer for a number of prestigious journals and to write several book chapters. She has been invited to deliver CME lectures and contribute to scientific publications both nationally and internationally. She was recently chosen by the Society of University Surgeons (SUS) along with the Society of Black Academic Surgeons (SBAS), the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES), and the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma (EAST) to participate in 2020 Promising Leaders Program.