Instructor of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine, Stanford University

After graduating from Princeton University in 2000 with a degree in molecular biology, Eric Sun began his studies for a MD/PhD at the University of Chicago. He received his PhD in business economics in 2006, where his thesis examined the economics of medical liability and drug safety regulation. After receiving his PhD, he spent two years as an economist at the RAND Corporation, where his research focused on the value of cancer therapies and cancer survival improvements. Eric then returned to the University of Chicago, completed his medical studies, and went on to a residency in anesthesiology at Stanford University, which he completed in June 2014. He is currently an Instructor in the Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine at Stanford University. His current research interests include understanding the economics of medical group structure as well as the economics of treatment for chronic pain. The latter is funded by a Mentored Research Training Grant for the Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research

Experience

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    Instructor of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine, Stanford University