Rebecca M. Minter, MD

Rebecca M. Minter, MD, is the Vice Chair of Clinical Operations and Finance, Chief of the Hepatopancreatobiliary Surgery Section in the Division of Surgical Oncology, and the Alvin Baldwin Jr Distinguished Professor of Surgery at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. Upon completion of her general surgery training at the University of Florida, Dr. Minter joined the faculty at the University of Michigan in July of 2003, where she stayed until July of 2015. While at the University of Michigan, Dr. Minter served as the Chief of the Advanced GI and Hepatopancreatobiliary Surgery Division, the Associate Chair of Education for the Department of Surgery, and the Associate Program Director for the General Surgery Residency program. Dr. Minter’s clinical practice is focused in the areas of pancreatobiliary and gastrointestinal surgery. She has a particular interest in the management and treatment of benign and neoplastic diseases of the pancreas, including pancreatic cancer, pancreatic cystic neoplasms, and pancreatitis. Dr. Minter currently serves as the President-Elect of the Americas Hepatopancreatobiliary Association. Dr. Minter’s research efforts are primarily focused within the domain of surgical education. This work is focused on the development of training frameworks which explicitly defines progressive entrustment and the development of autonomy. In addition, she is involved in national curricular reform efforts targeting critical transitions in surgical training to ensure readiness of entering and finishing surgical trainees. Dr. Minter holds national leadership positions in multiple societies in recognition of her work in the field of surgical education and academic surgery.