Resident Profile

Cecilia G. Ethun, MD

Cecilia G. Ethun, MD, MSc

PGY Level

Clinical PGY3, Department of Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine

Email

cethun@emory.edu

Education

  • Bachelors of Arts, Spanish (Honors), The University of Texas, Austin, TX, 2004-2008

  • Medical Doctorate, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, 2009-2013

  • Masters of Science in Clinical Research, Emory University Laney Graduate School, Atlanta, GA, 2015-2017

Training

  • Intern, General Surgery, Department of Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, 2013-2014

  • Resident, General Surgery, Department of Surgery, Emory University SOM, 2014-2015

  • Katz Foundation Research Fellow, Division of Surgical Oncology, Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University, 2015-2017

  • Resident, General Surgery, Department of Surgery, Emory University SOM, 2017-present

Honors and Awards

  • University of Texas Honors, 2005-2008

  • University of Texas Dean's List, 2005-2008

  • Phi Beta Kappa, 2008

  • Best Poster Award 2nd Place Winner, Canadian Society of Pediatric Surgery, 2012

  • Gold Humanism Honor Society, 2013

  • Tuition Scholarship, NIH/Atlanta Clinical and Translational Science Institute (ACTSI), 2015

  • Conquer Cancer Foundation of ASCO Merit Award, American Society of Clinical Oncology, 2016

  • North American Travel Grant, Americas Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association (AHPBA), 2016

  • Chester P. Rochfort Scholarship in Oncology, Winship Cancer Institute of Emory, 2016

  • Conquer Cancer Foundation of ASCO Merit Award, American Society of Clinical Oncology, 2017

  • Top Gold Medal Presentation Award, Southeastern Surgical Congress Annual Meeting, 2017

  • Poster Contest Finalist, SSO Annual Meeting, 2017

  • Presidential Plenary Presentation, AHPBA Annual Meeting, 2017

  • Poster of Distinction Presentation, 51st Annual Pancreas Club Meeting, 2017

  • Eleanor Main Graduate Student Mentor Award Nominee, Emory University, 2017

Current Organizational Memberships

  • Phi Beta Kappa, 2008-present

  • Latino Medical Student Association, President (Baylor College of Medicine Chapter), 2011-2012

  • National Hispanic Medical Association, 2012-present

  • Gold Humanism Honor Society, 2013-present

  • American Medical Association (AMA), 2013-present

  • American College of Surgeons (ACS), Candidate Member, 2013-present

  • Society of Surgical Oncology (SSO), Candidate Member, 2015-present

  • International Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association (IHPBA), Candidate Member, 2015-present

  • Americas Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association (AHPBA), Candidate Member, 2015-present

  • American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), Candidate Member, 2015-present

  • American Association for Cancer Research (AACR), Candidate Member, 2016-present

  • Association for Academic Surgery, Candidate Member, 2016-present

Clinical and Research Interests

  • Surgical oncology