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Resident Biography



Erin Scott, MD

Academic Development Time

Medical School

Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, New Jersey


Hometown: Thousand Oaks, CA

Undergrad Institution: Boston University, Boston, MA

Medical School: Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ

Other degrees: MPH Student, Class of 2022 – UMass Amherst School of Public Health and Health Sciences

Future plans: My interests include trauma, acute care surgery, global surgery, surgical systems building, and health policy.

Why UMASS?: I fell in love with the program when I met the residents - I knew these were “my people.” Since coming here, they have truly become my family! I was looking for a program at an academic Level I Trauma Center, that offered global surgery opportunities and strong training, all in a great place to live. UMass satisfies all of that!

Favorite thing to do in Worcester: Be outdoors! I love all of the local spots for hiking and kayaking.

Recent abstracts, posters, or publications:
Most recent publication: Scott E, Fallah P, Blitzer D, NeMoyer R, Sifri Z, Global Surgery Student Alliance (GSSA), Hanna J, Peck G. Next Generation of Global Surgeons: aligning interest with early access to global surgery education. J Surg Research Aug 2019; 240:219-226.