Surgery Education - Our Residents & Fellows
General Surgery Resident
MD, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN, 2014
American College of Surgeons
Texas Medical Association
2013, University of Tennessee College of Medicine, Research Assistant, co-author. Research evaluating the utility of frozen section for the intraoperative assessment of sentinel lymph nodes. Article submitted for publication to the Journal of Gynecologic Oncology. Presented in poster form at the Annual Meeting on Women's Cancer, Chicago, IL 2015. Faculty Advisor: Mark Reed, MD, West Cancer Center, Univ. of Tennessee, Memphis, TN. Resident Advisor and Primary Author: Adam C. ElNaggar, MD, The Ohio State University College of Medicine Division of Gynecologic Oncology.
"Utility of intraoperative frozen section of the inguinofemoral sentinel lymph node in vulvar cancer: a retrospective cohort." Presented in poster form at the 2015 Annual Meeting on Women’s Cancer, Chicago, IL. Pending final draft approval for publication in The Journal of Gynecologic Oncology.
Honors & Awards:
2014-2015, General Surgery Residency Council Representative
2010-2014, Vice President of Student Affairs, University of Tennessee College of Medicine
2011-2014, Peer Mentor, University of Tennessee College of Medicine
2010, Summa Cum Laude BS degree with Honors from Middle Tennessee State University
Dr. Duncan was born and raised in Memphis, TN, and spent much of her childhood being a competitive gymnast. She completed her undergraduate training at Middle Tennessee State University, earning her BS in Biology and Physiology in 2010. During college, she also worked as an orderly in the Trauma ICU at The Regional Medical Center at Memphis. She then earned her MD in 2014 at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center at Memphis. In medical school, she was an active leader in a peer mentoring program and as the Vice President of Student Affairs. Outside of her passion for surgery, she also enjoys spending time with her loved ones, traveling, sports, the beach, and live music.
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