Marcus W. Balters, MD

Marcus W. Balters, MD

Marcus W. Balters, MD

Professor
Program Director, Creighton University Medical Center November 1, 2015 - Present
School of Medicine, Omaha Campus

Academic Appointments

Department

  • Surgery

Position

  • Professor

Teaching Activity

  • Co-Director of Medical Student Surgery Clerkships - Department of Surgery 7/08-6/12
  • Director of Medical Student Surgery Clerkships - Department of Surgery 7/12 - Present
  • Program Director - General Surgery Residency - Department of Surgery 11/15 - Present
  • Vice-Chair of Surgical Education - Department of Surgery, 7/19 - Present

Publications and Presentations

Books

  • , 4th Edition

Articles

  • , 12(12)
  • , 20(4), 245-253
  • , 11(11)
  • , 48, 214-220
  • , Vol 95, Issue 2, 255-267
  • , Vol 258, Issue 6, 1096-1102
  • , Vol 43, Issue 5, 506-512
  • , 93, 992-994

Publications

  • , Vol 215, Issue (5S), S156-S157
  • , Vol 55S, 59s-60s

Presentations

Awards and Honors

  • I am part of a multi-institutional study that has been submitted to the Journal of the American College of Surgeons, awaiting response: Title: Burnout and its Relationship with Perceived Stress, Self-Efficacy, Depression, Social Support, and Programmatic Factors in General Surgery Residents , 2019
  • Academy of Clerkship Directors (National Award), Association for Surgical Education , 2019
  • Most Inspirational Educator, Awarded by the 4th Year Medical Student Class for their yearbook , 2018
  • Accepted into the American College of Surgeon’s Surgeons as Educators course., 2017
  • President, Gold Humanism Honor Society (Creighton Univ. Chapter), Creighton University Medical Center, 2016
  • Chair of the Governance Committee (Previously known as Chief of Staff), Creighton University Medical Center, 2016
  • 2016 Finalist, Creighton University School of Medicine, Class of 2017 Golden Apple Award, 2016
  • 2016 Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award, Creighton University School of Medicine Class of 2016, 2016
  • 2015 Clerkship Director Teaching Award by the Creighton University School of Medicine, 2015
  • 2015 Gold Humanism Honor Society Induction (Creighton Univ. Chapter), Creighton University, 2015
  • 2014 Finalist, Creighton University School of Medicine Class of 2014-Golden Apple Award, Surgery Student Teaching Award, 2014
  • Vice Chief of Staff, Creighton University Medical Center Medical Staff, 2013
  • 2013-2014, Best Faculty Teacher Award, Creighton University General Surgery Residents, 2013
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medicine Society, Creighton University 2013, 2013
  • Invited Reviewer, Hernia (Journal), 2011
  • Creighton Leadership Academy, Class of 2010, Creighton University Medical Center, University of Southern Florida, 2010
  • 2007-2008, Role Model of the Year Award, Creighton University General Surgery Residents, 2008
  • 2004, Nominee, Golden Apple Award, Creighton University Medical Center, School of Medicine Class 2004, 2004
  • 1999, Citation for Excellence in Teaching, Tufts University School of Medicine Class of 1999, 1999
  • 1994, 1st Place, Essay Competition on Rural Medicine Experience, University of Nebraska Medical Center, 1994
  • 1993 Summer Research Grant, University of Nebraska Medical Center, 1993
  • 1991 Class Co-Vice President, University of Nebraska Medical Center, 1991
  • 1989-1990/1990-1991 - MD Anderson Award for Outstanding Pre-Medical or Pre-Dental Student, Texas Christian University, 1989
  • 1987-88 / 1988-89 - Dean's Scholarship, Texas Christian University, 1987