AWS Council

COMMUNICATIONS CHAIR: STEPHANIE BONNE, MD
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General Surgeon
Rutgers New Jersey Medical School

Dr. Bonne is a board-certified general surgeon with additional training and certification in Surgical Critical Care.  Her clinical interests are in trauma and injury prevention, trauma epidemiology, and infections in the surgical intensive care unit.  She participates in the American College of Surgeons, the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma, and the Society of Critical Care Medicine. She leads the American Medical Women’s Association Gun Violence Prevention Task Force.  Dr. Bonne is the current Communications Chair for the AWS, and also serves as the faculty advisor for the Rutgers New Jersey Medical School chapter.  She is a wife and mother to three young children.

Dr. Bonne is a native of Detroit, Michigan, and received her undergraduate degree from Kalamazoo College.  She then received her medical degree from Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, and her surgical training at the University of Illinois at Chicago Metropolitan Group.  She then completed fellowships in surgical critical care and acute care surgery at Washington University in St. Louis.  She was an assistant professor of surgery at Washington University before moving to New Jersey, and is now an assistant professor of surgery at Rutgers NJMS.

Dr. Bonne became involved in AWS after attending a networking breakfast at the ACS clinical congress when she was a fellow.  She has been inspired by the accomplished women with whom she has been able to meet through the organization and aspires to mentor women who are planning a surgical career.