Julie Sosa, MD, MA, FACS
Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, A.B. - 1988 Public and International Affairs
Worcester College, University of Oxford, Oxford , England, B.A./M.A. - 1990 Human Sciences
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, M.D. - 1994
Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD 1995 Intern-General Surgery
Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD 1996 Junior Resident- General Surgery
Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD 1998 Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholar
Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD 1999 Senior Resident- General Surgery
Johns Hopkins Hospital, Balitmore, MD 2001 Halstead Chief Resident- General Surgery
University of California, San Francisco, CA 2018 Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Champion Training
Dr. Sosa was born in Montreal and raised in upstate New York. She received her AB at Princeton, her MA at Oxford, and her MD at Johns Hopkins, where she also completed the Halsted residency program and a fellowship. Her clinical interest is in endocrine surgery, with a focus in thyroid cancer. She is widely published in outcomes analysis, as well as cost-effectiveness analysis, meta-analysis, and survey-based research.
Dr. Sosa is the newly elected editor in chief of the World Journal of Surgery, having served previously as deputy editor of JAMA-Surgery and associate editor of the Journal of Surgical Research. She is on the editorial boards of the Annals of Surgery, Surgery, Annals of Surgical Oncology, Endocrine, Hormones and Cancer, Journal of Thyroid Research, and the International Journal of Endocrine Oncology. She is Treasurer of the American Thyroid Association (ATA) and serves on the Board of Directors/Executive Council of the ATA, Society of Surgical Oncology, International Thyroid Oncology Group, and Association for Academic Surgery Foundation. She has served on ATA guidelines committees for hyperthyroidism, thyroid nodules, and differentiated thyroid cancer, and on the NCCN guidelines committee for neuroendocrine tumors.
Dr. Sosa has published more than 280 peer-reviewed manuscripts, 50 book chapters, and has authored/edited 4 books. She has been the recipient of grants from the NIH/NCI, Paget Foundation, the Association for Academic Surgery, the Donaghue Foundation, the American Geriatrics Association/Hartford Foundation, and the Connecticut Stem Cell Research Fund.