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Office: (901) 527-3391

Dr. Sugar

Jane Gulick Sugar

EMPLOYMENT
& HOSPITAL PRIVILEGES
Physician – Breast Surgeon (2016 – current)
Mroz Baier Breast Care Center, Memphis, TN

Physician – Breast Surgeon (2016 – current)
St. Francis Hospital, Memphis, TN

Staff Physician – General Surgeon (2014 – 6/30/16)
Surgical Service, Overton Brooks VAMC, Shreveport, LA

EDUCATION
& TRAINING
LSU School of Medicine Shreveport, LA ACS Transition to Practice Associate, July 2014-June 2015

LSU School of Medicine Shreveport, LA
Resident, General Surgery, July 2010-June 2014

LSU School of Medicine Shreveport, LA
Intern, General Surgery, July 2009-June 2010

LSU School of Medicine New Orleans, LA
Doctor of Medicine, August 2005-May 2009

Vanderbilt University Nashville, TN
Bachelor of Arts, Magna Cum Laude, August 2001- May 2005
Economics Major and Pre-med curriculum

University of Edinburgh Edinburgh, UK
Semester abroad studying economics and political systems, Fall 2003

St. Frederick High School Monroe, LA
Valedictorian, May 2001

HONORS
LA ACS Poster Competition Winner – 2013
Resident Research Award Finalist, LSU Dept. of Surgery – 2012
Most Operative Cases, LSU Dept. of Surgery – 2011-12
Phi Beta Kappa – 2005
Vanderbilt College Scholars – 2001-05
National Merit Scholar – 2001

ACADEMIC
APPOINTMENTS
Assistant Professor of Surgery (2014 – 2016)
Department of Surgery, LSU Health Sciences Shreveport, LA

Assistant Student Clerkship Director (2014 – 2016)
Department of Surgery, LSU Health Sciences Shreveport, LA

Surgical Services Education Program Director (2014 – 2016)
Overton Brooks VAMC, Shreveport, LA

Director of Resident & Medical Student Education (2014 – 2016)
Overton Brooks VAMC, Shreveport, LA

PROFESSIONAL
SOCIETIES
American Society of Breast Surgeons
– Active Member (2016 – current)

American College of Surgeons
– Associate Fellow (2014 – Current)
– Resident Member (2009 – 2014)

Surgical Association of Louisiana
– Resident Member (2011 – 2014)

Association for Program Directors
– Resident Member (2012 – 2014)

TEACHING
EXPERIENCE
Lecturer- Peri-operative Care (May 2015)
Surgery MS4 Elective Course – Surgery Student Bootcamp
Department of Surgery, LSU Health Sciences Shreveport

Lecturer – “Diverticular Disease” (April 2015)
Grand Rounds Lecture Series
Department of Surgery, Overton Brooks VAMC

Lecturer – “Perforated Gastric Ulcer” (April 2015)
Grand Rounds Lecture Series
Department of Surgery, Overton Brooks VAMC

Instructor – Knot-Tying Skills (April 2015)
Student Suture Workshop
Department of Surgery, LSU Health Sciences Shreveport

Panelist – General Surgery Specialty & Residency (April 2015)
AMA Student-Residency Event
School of Medicine, LSU Health Sciences Shreveport

Instructor – Laparoscopic Skills (October 2014)
Student Suture Workshop
Department of Surgery, LSU Health Sciences Shreveport

Lecturer – Suture Material and Needles (October 2014, April 2015)
Student Suture Workshop
Department of Surgery, LSU Health Sciences Shreveport

Lecturer – Professionalism and Communication (June 2014)
Surgery Intern Bootcamp
Department of Surgery, LSU Health Sciences Shreveport

Instructor – GI/Abdominal Examination (February 2013)
Medical Student Physical Exam Skills Session
LSU School of Medicine, Shreveport, LA

COMMITTEE
MEMBERSHIP
Student Affairs Committee (2015 – 2016)
LSU School of Medicine, Shreveport, LA

Missed Opportunities Committee: Optimizing Clinic Utilization
Member (2014 – 2016)
Overton Brooks VAMC, Shreveport, LA

Intensive Care Unit Committee
Member (2014 – 2016)
Overton Brooks VAMC, Shreveport, LA

Resident Council, Treasurer (2013 – 2014)
LSU School of Medicine, Shreveport, LA

Cancer Committee, Member (2013 – 2014)
LSU Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, LA

Surgical Case Committee, Member (2012-2013)
LSU Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, LA

RESEARCH
“Does Prior Laparoscopic Experience Predict Performance on FLS Testing?”
Research presented to LSU Department of Surgery, 2014

“The Future of Robotics: A Dilemma for General Surgeons.”
Manuscript published in American College of Surgeons Bulletin, July 2013

“Effect of January Vacations and Prior Night Call Status on Resident ABSITE
Performance.” Paper presented to APDS Annual Meeting, 2013; Manuscript
Published in Journal of Surgical Education, October 2013.

“Do Laparoscopic Case Numbers Predict Performance on FLS Testing?”
Research presented to LSU Department of Surgery, 2013

“Do January Vacation Schedules Affect Resident Performance on the ABSITE.”
Poster presented to LA ACS Annual Meeting, 2013.

“The Effect of January Vacation Schedules on ABSITE Scores.”
Research presented to LSU Department of Surgery, 2012

“Diagnostic Discordance and Deferral Rates of Intra-operative Frozen-Section
Pathology at an Academic Medical Center.” Abstract presented at AAS Academic
Surgical Congress, 2012

“Diagnostic Concordance of Intra-operative Frozen Section Pathology at an
Academic Medical Center.” Research presented to LSU Department of Surgery,
2011.

COMMUNITY
INVOLVEMENT
First Presbyterian Church
– Member (2010 – Current)
– Church Elder (2014 – 2016)
– Children’s Ministry (2015 – 2016)
– Sunday School Teacher, 2 – 3 year olds (2015 – 2016)

The Community Foundation of North Louisiana
– Women’s Philanthropy Network, Membership Committee (2014 – Current)

Young Professionals Initiative
– Career Panel, Health Care Industry – Panel Member (2014)