University of Vermont

Clinical Simulation Laboratory

Bio for Ted A. James, MD, MS, FACS
Ted A. James, MD, MS, FACS

Ted A. James, MD, MS, FACS

Professor
Division of Surgical Oncology

Clinical Simulation Director


Contact Information
E-mail: Ted.James@uvmhealth.org
Office Location:
University of Vermont, Dept. of Surgery, 89 Beaumont Avenue, Burlington, VT 05405

Education

MS, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA (2013)
MD, Drexel University/Medical College of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA (1996)
MS, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada (1992)

Postdoctoral Training

Surgical Oncology Fellow, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, NY (2003-2005)
General Surgery Resident, North Shore Long Island Jewish, New Hyde Park, NY (1999-2003)
Surgery Research Fellow, NSLIJ/Boas-Marks Biomedical Research Center, New Hyde Park, NY (1997-1998)
Surgery Intern, North Shore University Hospital, New Hyde Park, NY (1996-1997)

Academic Appointments

Professor, Department of Surgery, College of Medicine, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT (2015-Present)
Professor, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, College of Medicine, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT (2015-Present)
Associate Professor, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, College of Medicine, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT (2014-Present)
Associate Professor, Department of Surgery, College of Medicine, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT (2010-2015)
Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery, College of Medicine, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT (2005-2010)

Awards and Honors

Fletcher Allen GEM Award, Community Health Education (2013)
Jerome S. Abrams Teaching Award, Department of Surgery, University of Vermont (2012)
Departmental Award for Excellence in Teaching, College of Medicine, University of Vermont (2012)

Publications

James TA, Kreiger L, Zia A, Gaalema D, Jones CA.  A Practical Framework for Incentive-Based Cancer Prevention.  Popul Health Manag.  2016.  [Epub ahead of print]
PMID: 27123744

James TA, Wong SL, Carp NZ.  Measuring Quality in Cancer Care: A Critical Need for Clinician Engagement.  Am J Med Qual.  2016.  Mar 30.  pii: 1062860616639639.  [Epub ahead of print].  PMID: 27030688

James TA, Wade JE, Sprague BL.  The impact of mammographic screening on the surgical management of breast cancer.  J Surg Oncol.  2016 Apr;113(5):496-500.  doi: 10.1002/jso.24184.  Epub 2016 Jan 22.  PMID: 26799535.  PMCID: PMC4844800[Available on 2017-04-01]

Pellet AC, Erten MZ, James TA.  Value analysis of postoperative staging imaging for asymptomatic, early-stage breast cancer: implications of clinical variation on utility and cost.  Am J Surg.  2015 Nov 3. pii: S0002-9610(15)00544-9.  doi: 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2015. 08.022.  [Epub ahead of print].  PMID: 26545344

Page J, Tremblay M, Nicholas C, James TA.  Reducing Oncology Unit Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infections: Initial Results of a Simulation-Based Educational Intervention.  J Oncol Pract.  2016 Jan;12(1):e83-7.  doi: 10.1200/JOP.2015.005751.  Epub 2015 Oct 6.  PMID: 26443839

Persing S, Jerome MA, James TA, et al.  Surgical margin reporting in breast conserving surgery: Does compliance with guidelines affect re-excision and mastectomy rates?  Breast.  2015 Oct;24(5):618-22.  doi: 10.1016/j.breast.2015.06.007.  Epub 2015 Jul 18.  PMID: 26199197.  PMCID: PMC4752196 [Available on 2016-10-01]


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