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Alana Munger, MD

Hospital Resident

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Alana Munger, MD

Biography

  • I am a third-year orthopaedic surgery resident at Yale-New Haven Hospital
  • I was born and raised in Honolulu, HI
  • I played soccer my entire youth and was recruited to play at UC - Los Angeles
  • I played for the UCLA Women’s Soccer team from 2009-2013 and was a part of the team that won the 2013 Division I NCAA National Championship
  • I attended the Keck School of Medicine of USC and learned to practice medicine at Los Angeles County Hospital
  • I matched at Yale-New Haven Hospital for my orthopaedic surgery residency and am happy with my training and life here in New Haven, CT

Education & Training

  • MD
    Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California (2018)
  • BS
    UC - Los Angeles, Physiological Science (2013)

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
American Medical Women’s Association Janet M. Glasgow Achievement Certificate (presented to women who graduate in the top 10% of their class)American Medical Women’s Association2018
Dean’s Recognition for 2016-2018 Junior/Senior Curriculum (For achieving 28 weeks or more of Honors during the required clerkships)Keck School of Medicine2018
Most Meritorious Poster at the Keck School of Medicine of USC 2016 Medical Student Research Forum & Poster DayKeck School of Medicine2016
UCLA Athletics’ 2014 Donald R Shepherd Postgraduate Scholarship AwardUCLA Athletics2014
UCLA Women’s Soccer Coaches AwardUCLA Women's Soccer2013
UCLA Women’s Soccer Coaches AwardUCLA Women's Soccer2012
UCLA Women’s Soccer Most Improved PlayerUCLA Women's Soccer2011

Professional Service

OrganizationRoleDate
She Can Fix It PodcastCreator, co-producer, and host of the She Can Fix It Podcast - a podcast that involves interviews with female surgeons to highlight and empower the women of orthopaedic surgery [www.shecanfixitpod.com]2019 - Present
Professional Development Committee, Ruth Jackson Orthopaedic SocietyCommittee Member2018 - Present
Career Development Committee, AAOS Resident AssemblyCommittee Member2018 - Present
Orthopaedic Research SocietyMember2018 - Present
Ruth Jackson Orthopaedic SocietyMember2018 - Present
American Academy of Orthopaedic SurgeonsMember2018 - Present

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