|Institution||School of Medicine and Dentistry|
|Address||University of Rochester Medical Center|
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box SURG
Rochester NY 14642
||Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa | University of Vermont|
||Piedmont society Award for Basic Science Research | ASCRS 100th Anniversary and Tripartite Meeting|
||ASCO/AACR Workshop | Methods in Clinical Cancer Research|
Dr. Virginia Litle joins University of Rochester Medical Center as an Associate Professor of Surgery. She earned her undergraduate degree from the University of Vermont, with honors, and her medical degree from the Brown-Dartmouth Program in Medicine in Providence, Rhode Island.
From 1990 to 1997, Dr. Litle completed residency in general surgery at the University of California, San Francisco. She continued her training and completed fellowships in both Surgical Oncology and in Thoracic Minimally Invasive at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. In 2003, Dr. Litle became a visiting Thoracic Surgery Fellow during the months of October and November at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. She then went on to complete a residency in Cardiothoracic Surgery at the University of Pittsburg Medical Center in 2004.
Dr. Litle has received the Piedmont Society Award for Basic Science Research at the ASCRS 100th Anniversary and Tripartite Meeting in May 1999. In addition in 2003, she won a Methods in Clinical Cancer Research award at the ASCO/AACR Workshop in Vail, Colorado.
Dr. Litle belongs to several professional memberships including Women in Thoracic Surgery where she is the website editor, the Society of Surgical Oncology, the Scoiety of Thoracic Surgeons, and the General Thoracic Surgery Club. Her interests include researching esophageal and lung cancers.
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