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Bio for James C. Hebert, MD, FACS
James C. Hebert, MD, FACS

James C. Hebert, MD, FACS

Professor
Division of General Surgery

Albert G. Mackay / H. Gordon Page Professor of Surgical Education


Contact Information
E-mail: James.Hebert@uvmhealth.org
Office Location:
UVM Medical Center, 111 Colchester Ave., Mailstop 320FL4, Burlington, VT 05401

Education

MD, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, VT (1977)
AB, College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA (1973)

Postdoctoral Training

General Surgery Resident, Medical Center Hospital of Vermont, Burlington, VT (1978-1982)
Surgery Intern, Medical Center Hospital of Vermont, Burlington, VT (1977-1978)

Academic Appointments

Executive Vice-Chair for Academic Affairs, College of Medicine, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT (2011–Present)
Professor, Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, College of Medicine, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT (1994-Present)
Division Chief (Interim), Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, College of Medicine, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT (2010-2012)
Associate Dean, Graduate Medical Education Program, College of Medicine, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT (1999-2007)
Chair, Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, College of Medicine, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT (1994-2000)
Director, Surgery Residency Training Program, Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, College of Medicine, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT (1990-1999)
Assistant Director, Surgery Residency Training Program, Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, College of Medicine, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT (1989-1990)
Associate Professor, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, VT (1988-1994)
Assistant Professor, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, VT (1982-1988)

Awards and Honors

Surgical Mentor Award, Graduating Chief Residents (2010)
Distinguished Service Award, National Board of Medical Examiners (2005)
Current Castle Connolly America's Top Doctor (2001)
Lifetime Member, National Registry of Who's Who, 2000 Edition (2000)

Publications

Hebert JC.  Specialty Fellowships Within General Surgery: How Do We Find the Right Balance?  JAMA Surg.  2016 Mar 1;151(3):211-2. doi: 10.1001/jamasurg.2015.4652.  PMID: 26650854

Gardner AK, Scott DJ2, Hebert JC, et al.  Gearing up for milestones in surgery: Will simulation play a role?  Surgery.  2015 Nov;158(5):1421-7.  doi: 10.1016/ j.surg.2015.03.039. Epub 2015 May 23.  PMID: 26013987

Arrighi JA, Hebert JC.  Duty hour requirements: time for a new approach?  JAMA.  2014 Dec 10;312(22):2342-4.  doi: 10.1001/jama.2014.15580.  PMID: 25490323

Garvey EM, Hebert JC, Osler T.  Similar outcomes at a lower cost: an argument for open appendectomy in simple appendicitis.  Am Surg.  2014 Feb;80(2):212-5.  PMID: 24480228

Hebert JC.  Characteristics of highly ranked applicants to general surgery residency programs: are we assessing the right criteria?: comment on "characteristics of highly ranked applicants to general surgery residency programs".  JAMA Surg.  2013 May;148(5):418.  doi: 10.1001/jamasurg.2013.2333.  PMID: 23677404

Kelz RR, Reinke CE, Cofer JB, Ashley SW, Hebert JC, Ko CY.  APDS panel session IV:  intersection of surgical outcomes and medical education.  J Surg Educ.  2012 Nov-Dec;69(6):687-92.  doi: 10.1016/j.jsurg.2012.08.012.  PMID: 23111031

Sanfey H, DaRosa D, Hickson GB, et al, Hebert JC.  Pursuing professional accountability: an evidence-based approach to addressing residents with behavioral problems.  Arch Surg.  2012;147(7):642-7.  doi: 10.1001/archsurg.2012.832.  PMID: 22802059


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