Early Career Educational Summit Course Directors

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Amanda Nickles Fader, MD

Amanda Nickles Fader, MD, is Director of the Kelly Gynecologic Oncology Service and Associate Professor of Gynecology and Obstetrics at Johns Hopkins Hospital. She received her medical degree from the Medical College of Virginia, completed her residency at Magee Women’s Hospital, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and her fellowship at the Cleveland Clinic.

Dr. Fader has more than 80 publications in peer-reviewed medical journals and is on the editorial board of Gynecologic Oncology and the Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology Surgery. She is recognized as an expert on rare gynecologic cancers and innovative laparoscopic and robotic surgery in the management of uterine, cervical and ovarian cancer. Additionally, she is a Faculty Mentor and the Director of the Gynecologic Oncology Fellows’ and Allied Health Professionals’ Research Network (GOFRN).

Linda R. Duska, MD

Linda R. Duska, MD, is currently a Professor and Gynecologic Oncology Fellowship Director at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville VA. She received her medical degree from the New York University School of Medicine. After having completed her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology from Johns Hopkins Hospital and her fellowship in Gynecologic Oncology at Massachusetts General Hospital, she is completing a Masters in Public Health from the University of Virginia. She is also Board certified in Hospice and Palliative Care.

Dr. Duska’s role as a Fellowship Director gives her the opportunity to teach medical students in their Gynecologic Oncology clerkships and OB/GYN residents of all levels and mentor Gynecologic Oncology fellows. Beyond her extensive involvement with residents and fellows, Dr. Duska focuses her research and practice on health care quality, survivorship, and Phase I clinical trials. Additionally, she is active with NRG Oncology, serves on the Board of Directors and is Advocacy Group Chair of the Foundation for Women’s Cancer and is Vice Chair on the SGO Learning Development Subcommittee.