Dr. Curet received her medical degree from Harvard Medical School before joining the faculty at Stanford University more than fifteen years ago. There she became a full professor in the Department of Surgery and has served as Associate Dean for Medical Education and Senior Associate Dean for Graduate & Continuing Medical Education. Dr. Curet has also served as chair of the American College of Surgeon’s Committee on Resident Education, is Past President of the Association of Women Surgeons and was a faculty member of the prestigious Surgeons as Educators Course. In 2006 she was awarded the Outstanding Teacher Award by the Association for Surgical Education. Dr. Curet joined Intuitive Surgical as Chief Medical Advisor on a part-time basis in 2006. Since then, her role has expanded to include serving as Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, where she oversees Clinical Affairs, Medical Research, Training Technologies, Global Public Affairs, Health Economics Outcomes Research and Professional Education.