Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Department of Surgery

Shari Lynn Meyerson, MD

Shari Lynn Meyerson, MD

Associate Professor of Surgery (Thoracic Surgery) and Medicine (Pulmonary and Critical Care)

Focus of Work

Bio

Dr Meyerson is Associate Professor of Surgery in the Division of Thoracic Surgery and Associate Professor of Medicine in the Division of Pulmonary Medicine at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. She trained in General Surgery at the University of Chicago Hospitals and then completed her Thoracic Surgery training at Duke University in 2006. She is an active member of Graduate Medical Education Committee and Feinberg Academy of Medical Educators at Northwestern.

Academic Focus

Dr Meyerson is the Program Director for the General And Thoracic Surgery Residency Programs at Northwestern. She has extensive experience teaching curriculum development, technical skills, and decision making at the medical school, graduate and post-graduate levels. Dr Meyerson has been course director or faculty for over 25 VATS lobectomy courses. To enhance her skills as an educator, she completed a Master’s of Education degree at the University of Cincinnati in 2015. She has published multipl...[Read full text]Dr Meyerson is the Program Director for the General And Thoracic Surgery Residency Programs at Northwestern. She has extensive experience teaching curriculum development, technical skills, and decision making at the medical school, graduate and post-graduate levels. Dr Meyerson has been course director or faculty for over 25 VATS lobectomy courses. To enhance her skills as an educator, she completed a Master’s of Education degree at the University of Cincinnati in 2015. She has published multiple peer-reviewed papers on simulator development and assessment of operative skills. Her current research interests include creation of resident autonomy in the OR, technical skills feedback for residents, practice-based learning, and error identification and recovery during surgical procedures.[Shorten text]

Clinical Focus

Dr Meyerson's clinical practice focuses on thoracic oncology where she works to push the boundaries of minimally invasive surgery and provide optimal care in a multidisciplinary environment.

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Education and Certification

  • MD: University of Chicago (1996)
  • MEd: University of Cincinnati (2015)
  • Residency: University of Chicago Hospitals, Surgery (2003)
  • Residency: Duke University Medical Center, Thoracic Surgery (2006)
  • Board Certification: General Surgery, Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery), Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery

Contact

NMH/Arkes Family Pavilion Suite 650
676 N Saint Clair
Chicago IL 60611