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Auriel August, MD, Resident Physician, Palo Alto, CA, Stanford Health Care

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Resident Physician Palo Alto, CA

General Surgery

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Summary

  • Auriel August MD is a general surgery resident at Stanford Hospital passionate about problem solving. She received her undergraduate degree in biomedical engineering from Duke University concentrating in biomechanics and biomaterials. While at Duke she spent 5 years improving deep brain stimulation for treatment of Parkinson's disease and essential tremor. She went on to earn her medical degree from Dartmouth Medical School where she was selected to the medical education scholar tract. While in residency she received training in medical device development as a Stanford-Byers Center Biodesign Innovation Fellow. Dr. August co-founded The Aquarius Lab, a medical device incubator, where she is currently working on a novel technology for COVID-19. Dr. August plans to build a career using technology and design to close gaps in healthcare delivery worldwide.

Education & Training

  • Stanford University
    Stanford UniversityResidency, General Surgery, 2017 - 2024
  • Stanford University
    Stanford UniversityPost-Doctoral Fellowship, Biodesign Innovation Fellowship, 2019 - 2020
  • Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth
    Geisel School of Medicine at DartmouthClass of 2017
  • Duke UniversityBS, Biomedical Engineering, 2008 - 2012

Certifications & Licensure

  • CA State Medical License
    CA State Medical License 2018 - 2023

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Go Red For Women Multicultural Scholarship American Heart Association, 2015
  • Global Health Research Fellowship Dickey Center for International Understanding, 2014
  • Dean's List Pratt School of Engineering, Duke University, 2012
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Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Early recognition is important when multiple magnets masquerade as a single chain after foreign body ingestion.  
    Auriel August, Claudia Mueller, Journal of Pediatric Surgery Case Reports, 10/2016

Authored Content

  • Black Exhaustion: Perspectives From Black Surgeons in TrainingJune 2020
  • The Top 5 Things I Wish I Had Known Before Starting My Intern YearMay 2020
  • The Top 5 Things I Wish I Had Known Before Starting My Intern YearMay 2020

Press Mentions

  • Stanford Surgical Resident Discusses Critical Need for More Diversity in Medicine
    Stanford Surgical Resident Discusses Critical Need for More Diversity in MedicineApril 22nd, 2019
  • Mentor project aims to inspire next generation of African American surgeons at Stanford
    Mentor project aims to inspire next generation of African American surgeons at StanfordMay 26th, 2020

Professional Memberships

Hospital Affiliations

Industry Relationships

  • Intern, IDEO2020 - Present