P.D. Soros Fellowship for New Americans


Eric Sheu, 2002

MD, Harvard University

Eric Sheu is the child of immigrants from Taiwan and China

Fellowship awarded to support work towards an MD in Medicine at Harvard University

ERIC SHEU is beginning an advanced laparoscopic surgery fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital from June 2013.

Eric was born in the United States to parents who emigrated from Taiwan. He grew up in Atlanta, Georgia.

Eric graduated summa cum laude from Harvard University, where he majored in biochemistry and did research in cellular immunology. He received a Marshall Scholarship to Oxford University to complete a doctorate in immunology. Involved in peer counseling at Harvard University and offering piano lessons to local inner-city high school students, he also conducted field research on malaria in Kenya while at Harvard Medical School. Eric earned his MD degree in the Harvard and MIT HST Program and in June 2013 will complete a general surgery residency at Brigham and Women's Hospital.

Eric's wife is Nancy Cho. They reside in Massachusetts.

  • MD Medicine | Harvard University 2005
  • DPhil Immunology | Oxford University 2001
  • AB Biochemical Sciences | Harvard University 1998
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