Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer
What if you need surgery? A case study
October 3, 2023 at 4:20:00 PM
Patients have better outcomes with minimally invasive surgery instead of open surgery. However, minimally invasive surgery can be harder for surgeons to perform. Robotic assisted surgery enables patients to have the best possible outcomes while enabling surgeons to overcome the limitations of other minimally invasive approaches. Designing, developing, manufacturing, distributing these devices and supporting surgeons on their use requires many types of employees. Learn about how you could make a significant different to patients in your career.
Meet the Speaker:
Dr. Curet received her medical degree from Harvard Medical School. Dr. Curet joined the faculty at Stanford University over twenty years ago and became full professor in the department of surgery. She has served as Associate Dean for Medical Education and Senior Associate Dean for Graduate and Continuing Medical Education at Stanford University. Dr. Curet has served as chair of the American College of Surgeon’s Committee on Resident Education, is Past President of the Association of Women Surgeons and was a faculty member of the prestigious Surgeons as Educators Course. She was awarded the Association for Surgical Education Outstanding Teacher Award in 2006. Dr. Curet joined Intuitive Surgical as Chief Medical Advisor on a part time basis in 2006 and her role in the company has expanded over the past 15 years. She is currently Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer. She heads Clinical Affairs, Medical Research, Global Public Affairs, Health Economics Outcomes Research and Professional Education.