Victoria Sheen, MD
Dr. Sheen is a third-year internal medicine resident at UCLA and will begin her training in the UCLA Gastroenterology fellowship program in July. She is a graduate of UCSD's eight-year combined B.A./M.D. Medical Scholars Program during which she received undergraduate degrees in Economics and Biology with election to Phi Beta Kappa, and graduated from the UCSD School of Medicine. Dr. Sheen has conducted research at the National Cancer Institute of the National Institutes of Health, served as a public health analyst for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, chaired the Medical Student Section of the California Medical Association (CMA), and led multiple community health initiatives. As a resident at UCLA, she has earned commendations for excellence in medical student teaching and worked on multiple projects at CORE.
Dr. Sheen's research interests include elucidating the natural history and long-term outcomes of diverticular disease and improving the quality and cost-effectiveness of colorectal cancer screening. She is currently working on a study investigating novel vehicles for measuring patient-reported outcomes in inflammatory bowel disease. During her GI fellowship, she plans to pursue further graduate training at the UCLA School of Public Health.