Rebecca C. Britt, MD, FACSBreast Disease and Surgery
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.