Hometown: Born and raised in Austin, TX
Undergrad: Oberlin College in Ohio – B.A. in Biology with a chem minor
Interests: traveling, eating tacos in Austin, dogs, viola/orchestra/chambermusic, improv, going out to the movies, Netflix
Medical Interests: Women’s Health, Adolescent Health, OB/GYN
Fun Fact: I performed in improv theaters around Austin for 1.5 years before starting medical school!
What I like about UTSW: Great faculty and residents who love to teach, having a mentor in our small colleges group who is so helpful, and I love the hospitals we get to work at during clerkships and meeting the patients. I also like getting to know more classmates in clerkships. Our class is full of great people who make rotations fun!
Undergrad: UT Dallas
Interests: Indian classical dance, bhangra, reading
Medical Interests: Ob/Gyn, Pediatric-Neonatology
Fun Fact: I am a black belt in karate but I also love to dance—I guess it’s a good mix of strength and grace
What I like about UTSW: I love the support I have felt from classmates and attendings. Things like our colleges system have made it so much easier to find friends that will be in my life for years to come! I also appreciate how lucky we are as UTSW students, to work with a very unique and giving patient population in an environment centered around learning, messing up, and improving.
Hometown: Garland, TX
Undergrad: University of Texas at Dallas
Interests: Computers & gadgets, Tennis, Cooking, Traveling
Medical Interests: Surgery
Fun Fact: I like taking things a apart to see how they work, from computers to lawn mowers.
What I like about UTSW: I love how I have met and became great friends with so many people at UTSW! It’s amazing how natural it was to click with my classmates. All the seminars and lectures with free food are a plus too.
Hometown: Born in Brooklyn, raised in Houston
Undergrad: B.S.A Biology and Business Foundations Program ’16, The University of Texas at Austin
Interests: Cooking, shopping, exercising, listening to music, traveling
Medical Interests: ENT, surgery, GI, medical education, health policy
Fun Fact: I’ve been paragliding in the Himalayas and it was amazing
What I like about UTSW: There are so many things! I really love the depth of clinical knowledge and experience, the wonderful faculty who teach us, and the colleges system (shoutout to the best Senator Alex Guinn!!!). But most importantly, I love the people who make the hardships of med school worth it.
Hometown: Tyler, TX
Undergrad: UT Dallas
Interests: Viola/music, TED talks, friends, origami, swimming, ice skating, Grey’s Anatomy, combinations of the above
Medical Interests: Anesthesiology, Internal Medicine +/- GI, Ophthalmology, really open to anything at this point
Fun Fact: I think loading gels and watching the liquid settle down at the bottom of the wells is one of the underrated pleasures in life
What I like about UTSW: I like having the chance to work closely with a small team of classmates during clerkships because it allows me to have substantial interactions with people I otherwise might not have had a chance to get to know
Hometown: San Antonio
Undergrad: Duke University
Interests: writing, swing dance, drawing, horror
Medical Interests: anesthesiology, psychiatry
Fun Fact: One of my short stories just got published and I am writing a novel
What I like about UTSW: The community at UTSW is welcoming and supportive. I have made many friends so far and continue to make new ones as I progress through my clinical rotations.
Hometown: Missouri City, TX
Undergrad: University of Texas at Austin
Interests: Cats, cooking, Netflix
Medical Interests: To be determined.
Fun Fact: I’m trying to make our cat Instagram famous. Follow her. Also, I definitely Googled “fun facts about me” to come up with one.
What I like about UTSW: The unique sarcasm in the close friends I have made here.
Hometown: Austin, Texas
Undergrad: University of Texas At Dallas
Interests: Weightlifting, Music, Cooking
Medical Interests: PM&R, Pain Management
Fun Fact: I enjoy social dancing, particularly salsa!
What I like about UTSW: I really enjoy how UTSW and medicine has brought me closer with people who share the same interests as me. I’m always astounded at how talented my classmates are, and it’s been amazing getting to be in the same classrooms, wards, and area with them.
Hometown: Arlington, TX
Undergrad: UT Austin
Interests: Bonsai, Cooking, Board games, Hiking, Woodworking
Medical Interests: Emergency Medicine
Fun Fact: I once high-fived all the members of Imagine Dragons at one of their concerts.
What I like about UTSW: The people at UTSW are the best! It’s great to be a part of a community that is so welcoming and supportive. Also, the food at the Friday applicant dinners is pretty good too.
Hometown: North Richland Hills, TX
Undergrad: Texas Christian University
Interests: finding the best queso in Dallas, movies, cooking, spending time with friends and family
Medical Interests: OBGYN, Internal Medicine
Fun Fact: I just got engaged!!!
What I like about UTSW: The people are by far my favorite thing about UTSW. I love my classmates and there is honestly no one in our class who I don’t feel comfortable talking to or working with. Plus, I feel the training we’re receiving in Dallas is outstanding!