Dr. Shelby Terstriep is a medical oncologist at Sanford Health, who specializes in breast cancer and survivorship care. She founded and is the Medical Director of the Embrace Cancer Survivorship Program at Sanford Health and now leads the program across the network. The Embrace Survivorship Program was recognized by the Commission on Cancer and the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers as a “best practice” in 2012. In 2011, Dr. Terstriep was awarded the American Cancer Society’s Lane Adams Quality of Life award. She is an Oncology Medical Executive team member, serves on the breast cancer committee, and is an Alliance symptom management committee member.
Dr. Terstriep graduated from the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine and completed her internal medicine residency and medical oncology and hematology Fellowship at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. She spent her research time in the Mayo Clinic Center for Innovation (formerly SPARC lab) learning techniques in developing patient-focused healthcare delivery models. She is passionate about enhancing the quality of life for cancer survivors throughout the spectrum of their cancer journey, clinical research and innovation in care delivery.