Natalie Rodriguez, M.D. M.Sc, is currently an AEI-ACS Surgical Education Fellow with the UCSF Department of Surgery. She attended college at University of Southern California, double-majoring in Biochemistry and Philosophy. She obtained a Masters in Biology with research focus in Stem Cell directed therapy for lysosomal storage disorders at CSULA and USC Keck CIRM, followed by MD at the University of Illinois, Chicago where she was part of the GMED Global Medicine program. Dr. Rodriguez is interested in hepatobiliary and transplant surgery, robotic/ MIS, surgical education, and DEI in surgical training. Her current research focuses on surgical skills simulation and video-based operative feedback.