Frederick Giberson, M.D., MACM, has been appointed vice chair of surgical education for Christiana Care Health System.
Dr. Giberson has served as program director of Christiana Care’s surgical residency program since 2004. Prior to that he served as the associate program director for several years.
He completed his surgical residency at Christiana Care, served a year as administrative chief resident, and then received a fellowship in surgical critical care/traumatology at the University of Maryland R. Adams Cowley Shock-Trauma Center.
He returned to Christiana Care in 1997 as a member of the faculty within the Department of Surgery.
Dr. Giberson received his medical degree from Rutgers University Medical School, New Jersey. After residency training he earned a Master of Science in academic medicine (graduate medical education) at the University of Southern California in 2011. He received a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from King’s College, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania.
He has participated in more than 50 multicenter research studies and has presented on GME topics nationally at ACGME, American College of Surgeons, Association of Program Directors for Surgery, and Innovations in Medical Education annual conferences as well as other national, regional and local venues. He has more than 35 presentations to his credit, including 35 invited presentations and seven poster presentations.
He has served as an associate examiner for the American Board of Surgery.
Dr. Giberson has received numerous prizes, awards and honors during his professional career, including a Level III Master Educator Award and Rising Star Award in 2012, and numerous Physician Ambassador and Teaching Attending of the Year awards at Christiana Care Health System.
Dr. Giberson remains clinically active and is board-certified in general surgery, surgical critical care and neurological critical care.