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Resident in General Surgery
Department of Surgery
Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Madeline B. Torres, M.D. is a general surgery resident at the Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center in Hershey, PA. She is currently completing her second year of residency and will be transitioning to her research development years where she will complete a fellowship in surgical oncology research the National Cancer Institute (NCI).
Dr. Torres was born and raised in El Salvador. She immigrated to the United States with her mother and brother at the age of nine. She then went on to obtain her B.S. in chemistry from the University of Colorado at Denver and earned her medical degree from the University of Utah School of Medicine. She became involved with AWS during medical school after working with AWS members Amalia Cochran M.D. and Leigh Neumayer M.D. whom she considers mentors.
Her interests include: surgical education, surgical oncology, work-life balance and encouraging women and minorities to pursue surgery and careers in medicine.