Rebecca C. Britt, MD, FACS

Professor

Surgery


Hofheimer Hall

757.446.8950


Dr. Britt obtained her M.D. degree from Eastern Virginia Medical School in 1998.  She completed her General Surgical Residency at Boston Medical Center in 2003 and her Surgical Critical Care Fellowship at EVMS in 2004. She joined the faculty at EVMS in 2004, was promoted to Associate Professor in 2011 and Professor in 2017.  She is the Robert L. Payne Professor of Surgery and holds the EVMS/Sentara Endowed Chair for Academic Leadership Advancement.

 Dr. Britt is the Associate Program Director for the General Surgery Residency.  She is the Surgical Director of the EVMS/Sentara Center for Surgical Education which is an American College of Surgeons Accredited Education Institute since 2010.  Her research interests include simulation and surgical education as well as Acute Care Surgery.  Her clinical interests include Acute Care Surgery, laparoscopic surgery, breast cancer surgery and general surgery.  She was awarded the EVMS Presidents Faculty Award for Excellence in 2015.  She was elected as an American College of Surgeons Academy of Master Educators, Associate Member in 2019.

 Dr. Britt is an active participant in resident and medical student education, leading several multidisciplinary curriculum development groups for procedural simulation.  Dr. Britt serves on a number of EVMS committees, including Appointments and Promotions, Faculty Awards, Student Progress, and the Medical Education Committee. Dr. Britt is the Chief of Surgery at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital, where she serves on the Surgery Executive Committee and the Medical Executive Committee. 

 Dr. Britt is the Past-President of Southeastern Surgical Congress and the Virginia Chapter of the American College of Surgeons.  She serves on the Advisory Council for General Surgery for the American College of Surgeons. She was a member of the Executive Committee for the Young Fellows Council of the American College of Surgeons from 2011-2016, where she directed the Mentoring and Speed Mentoring Programs, as well as served as Chair of the Advocacy workgroup.  She was the EVMS representative to the AAMC Council for Faculty and Academic Societies from 2013-2017.  She was the recent Local Arrangements Chair for the Southern Surgical Association and is currently the Second Vice President.  She also serves as an Associate Examiner for the American Board of Surgery.   

 

Faculty Appointments

Professor, Robert L Payne Chair in Surgery

Program Director, General Surgery Residency          

Surgical Director, EVMS/Sentara Center for Surgical Education, American College of Surgeons Accredited Education Institute                               

Chief of Surgery, Sentara Norfolk General Hospital                                                                

Medical Director of the Operating Room, Sentara Norfolk General Hospital                        

            

Medical Education

MD: Eastern Virginia Medical School

Residency

General Surgery Internship and Residency:Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA

Fellowship

Trauma and Critical Care Fellowship: Eastern Virginia Medical School

Board Certifications

American Board of Surgery- General Surgery and Surgical Critical Care

Presentations and Scholarships

Britt RC. Membership Matters: Reclaiming the Joy in Surgery. Am Surg 2020 (accepted for publication)

Kelley KM, Collins J, Britt LD, Taylor DDH, Britt RC. Readmission after Emergency General Surgery Am J Surg 2020 Jan 20. pii: S0002-9610(20)30011-8. doi: 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2020.01.010. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 31983408

Britt RC. The glove made from love: A history of surgical attire. Am Surg  2019 Sep 1;85(9):935-938 PMID: 31638502

 Wagner, M, Burgess J, Britt RC. Barriers to Colonoscopy in an Uninsured Patient Population-A Quality Improvement Project. Am Surg 2019 Jan 1;85(1):111-114 PMID: 30760355

 Bandy NL, Britt RC, DeShields SC, Cunningham TD, Britt LD.  Acute Diverticulitis Outcomes in the Acute Care Surgery Model. JACS April 2018; 226(4):623-627 PMID: 29307613

 Bandy NL, DeShields SC, Cunningham TD, Britt RC. Statewide assessments of surgical outcomes and the Acute Care Surgery model. J Surg Res 2017 Dec;220:25-29 PMID: 29180188

 Britt RC, Davis P, Gresens AS, Weireter LJ, Novosel TJ, Collins JN, Britt LD The Implications of Transfer to an Acute Care Surgical Tertiary Service Am Surg. 2017 Dec 1;83(12):1422-1426  PMID: 29336766

 Martyak M, Kabir, I,  Britt RC. Inpatient Peripherally Inserted Central Venous Catheter Complications: Should PICC Lines Be Placed In The ICU Setting? Am Surg 2017 Aug 1;83(8):925-927   PMID: 28822403

Burgess JR, Smith B, Britt RC, Weireter LW, Polk T. Predicting postoperative complications for Acute Care Surgery Patients using the ACS NSQIP Surgical Risk Calculator. Am Surg. 2017 Jul 1;83(7):733-738       PMID: 28738944

Britt RC, Hildreth AN, Acker SN, Mouawad NM, Mammen J. Speed mentoring: An innovative method to meet the needs of the young surgeon J Surg Educ 2017 May;74:1007-1011 PMID: 28549928

 

Specialties

Primary specialty: General Surgery

Secondary specialty: Critical Care Medicine

Practice Locations

825 Fairfax Avenue
Suite 610
Hofheimer Hall
Norfolk
757.446.8960

Faculty Appointments

Professor, Robert L Payne Chair in Surgery

Program Director, General Surgery Residency          

Surgical Director, EVMS/Sentara Center for Surgical Education, American College of Surgeons Accredited Education Institute                               

Chief of Surgery, Sentara Norfolk General Hospital                                                                

Medical Director of the Operating Room, Sentara Norfolk General Hospital                        

            

Medical Education

MD: Eastern Virginia Medical School

Residency

General Surgery Internship and Residency:Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA

Fellowship

Trauma and Critical Care Fellowship: Eastern Virginia Medical School

Board Certifications

American Board of Surgery- General Surgery and Surgical Critical Care

Presentations and Scholarships

Britt RC. Membership Matters: Reclaiming the Joy in Surgery. Am Surg 2020 (accepted for publication)

Kelley KM, Collins J, Britt LD, Taylor DDH, Britt RC. Readmission after Emergency General Surgery Am J Surg 2020 Jan 20. pii: S0002-9610(20)30011-8. doi: 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2020.01.010. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 31983408

Britt RC. The glove made from love: A history of surgical attire. Am Surg  2019 Sep 1;85(9):935-938 PMID: 31638502

 Wagner, M, Burgess J, Britt RC. Barriers to Colonoscopy in an Uninsured Patient Population-A Quality Improvement Project. Am Surg 2019 Jan 1;85(1):111-114 PMID: 30760355

 Bandy NL, Britt RC, DeShields SC, Cunningham TD, Britt LD.  Acute Diverticulitis Outcomes in the Acute Care Surgery Model. JACS April 2018; 226(4):623-627 PMID: 29307613

 Bandy NL, DeShields SC, Cunningham TD, Britt RC. Statewide assessments of surgical outcomes and the Acute Care Surgery model. J Surg Res 2017 Dec;220:25-29 PMID: 29180188

 Britt RC, Davis P, Gresens AS, Weireter LJ, Novosel TJ, Collins JN, Britt LD The Implications of Transfer to an Acute Care Surgical Tertiary Service Am Surg. 2017 Dec 1;83(12):1422-1426  PMID: 29336766

 Martyak M, Kabir, I,  Britt RC. Inpatient Peripherally Inserted Central Venous Catheter Complications: Should PICC Lines Be Placed In The ICU Setting? Am Surg 2017 Aug 1;83(8):925-927   PMID: 28822403

Burgess JR, Smith B, Britt RC, Weireter LW, Polk T. Predicting postoperative complications for Acute Care Surgery Patients using the ACS NSQIP Surgical Risk Calculator. Am Surg. 2017 Jul 1;83(7):733-738       PMID: 28738944

Britt RC, Hildreth AN, Acker SN, Mouawad NM, Mammen J. Speed mentoring: An innovative method to meet the needs of the young surgeon J Surg Educ 2017 May;74:1007-1011 PMID: 28549928

 

Specialties

Primary specialty: General Surgery

Secondary specialty: Critical Care Medicine

Practice Locations

825 Fairfax Avenue
Suite 610
Hofheimer Hall
Norfolk
757.446.8960

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