Mina S. Sedrak, M.D., M.S., is an assistant professor specializing in breast oncology in the Department of Medical Oncology & Therapeutics Research.
Dr. Sedrak earned his undergraduate degree in biological sciences from the University of Chicago, then went on to receive his medical doctorate from Rush Medical College, also in Chicago, where he was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) National Medical Honor Society. He completed a Master of Science degree in Health Policy Research from Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.
Dr. Sedrak successfully completed postgraduate training with an internship and a residency in internal medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. He furthered this training with four distinct fellowships within the University of Pennsylvania: a hematology/oncology fellowship; a research fellowship in the Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics; a clinical fellowship in the Center for Healthcare Improvement and Patient Safety; and a Measey Medical Education Fellowship in the Department of Medicine.
Board-certified in internal medicine and medical oncology, Dr. Sedrak is the recipient of numerous honors and awards. Of specific note, he earned the Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award presented by The Arnold P. Gold Foundation, the Conquer Cancer Foundation of ASCO Merit Award, the Excellence in Quality and Safety Leadership Award from the University of Pennsylvania Health System, and the Penn Pearls Teaching Award for Excellence in Clinical Teaching from the Perelman School of Medicine at University of Pennsylvania.
Dr. Sedrak’s research focuses on studying the mechanisms by which social media and mobile technology can enhance individual and population health behaviors and outcomes in oncology. He serves on various academic and institutional committees and has written several peer-reviewed publications and abstracts.