Cristina Ferrone is a pancreatic and hepatobiliary surgeon at the Massachusetts General Hospital. She has been the Associate Program Director of the General Surgery Residency Program since 2006. She has mentored many female residents, medical, college and high school students. She is the director of the Liver Program and started the laparoscopic pancreatic and liver programs at the MGH. She received her undergraduate degree at the University of Pennsylvania and medical school at Washington University in St. Louis. She completed her general surgery residency in 2004 at the Massachusetts General Hospital and her surgical oncology fellowship in 2006 at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. She has focused her clinical and basic science research on neoadjuvant therapy and pancreatic adenocarcinoma and cholangiocarcinoma.