Sister Mary Gretchen Hoffman, RSM, MDInternal Medicine Resident
Sister Mary Gretchen originates from Wichita, Kansas where her family still resides. She completed her Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology at the University of Dallas in 2003 and joined the Religious Sisters of Mercy shortly thereafter. She began her medical studies at the George Washington University in Washington D.C. where she obtained her Medical Degree in 2011. After graduation from medical school she started her residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Tennessee Medical Center of Knoxville, Tennessee. She is currently a PGY-3 resident, preparing to graduate residency in June 2014 and join the Religious Sisters of Mercy physicians as a practicing internist.
Recent academic projects include an abstract and poster presentation at last spring’s National ACP meeting in San Francisco, titled: A Common Problem with an Unlikely Suspect: A Case of HSV Hepatitis. She also works as a resident liaison for the hospital’s resuscitation committee and is working to develop a curriculum to teach residents how to be effect Code Blue team leaders by using the Graduate School of Medicine’s simulation center.