Dr. Anna Weiss is currently a Breast Surgical Oncologist at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Dana Farber Cancer Center, and an Executive Officer for the Alliance for clinical trials in oncology.
Dr. Weiss completed her undergraduate and medical school training at Case Western Reserve University and her General Surgery Residency at the University of California, San Diego. There she was an Administrative Chief Resident, the residency’s Chief Quality Improvement Officer, and President of UCSD’s Resident Physician Council. She is a recent graduate of the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center Breast Surgical Oncology Fellowship. She was peer-selected to be a member of the Society of Surgical Oncology’s Inaugural Fellows Subcommittee, for which she is currently Vice-Chair, incoming Chair.
Her current research and clinical interests include management of patients at increased risk for breast cancer, either by family history, high risk lesions, or genetic mutations; and breast cancer sub-type specific surgical management of the axilla.
Dr. Weiss’s paper “Assessing the Domino Effect: Female Physician Industry Payments Fall Short, Parallel Gender Inequalities in Medicine” received the 2018 Scanlan Family – AWS AJS Best Paper Award.