Hometown: Lagos, Nigeria
Before Med School: I worked as a scribe for a few years, went back home for about a year and completed a master's degree in nutrition.
Fun Fact: I once made a gingerbread house from scratch.
Hometown: Glendale, AZ
Before Med School: Founded and worked at a startup, then worked part-time at a brewery on the beach and part-time as an EMT, and finally worked in the biomedical and medical education industries a couple years.
Fun Fact: I’ve lived in 4 different countries, 7 different US states, and 13 different cities
Hometown: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and Washington DC
Before Med School: Research Technician at Janelia Research Campus, HHMI
Fun Fact: I have over 15 fútbol jerseys (disclaimer: I only bought a third of those jerseys)
Hometown: Broomfield, CO
Before Med School: I graduated from the University of Colorado Boulder with a B.S. in Chemical & Biological Engineering. Afterwards, I got married and worked in administration at CU Boulder.
Fun Fact: I love Disney! My husband and I used to frequent Disneyland (pre-COVID) and I’m always on Disney+ in my free time.
Hometown: Denver, CO
Before Med School: I took a 1.5 year gap before med school, where I worked at an elementary and middle school in the nurse’s office and part time in retail. I also volunteered at the DAWN Clinic and spent lots of time cooking, hiking, and enjoying time with friends. Right before school started I hiked my first 14er!
Fun Fact: I’m Algerian-American and get to visit Algeria every few years!
Hometown: Golden, CO
Before Med School: I graduated from CU Boulder in May 2020 with degrees in Integrative Physiology and Art and I had grand plans to travel but I got really into running, Animal Crossing, cooking, and exploring Colorado's hiking trails instead!
Fun Fact: I’m currently cooking my way through Julia Childs’ cookbook, shoutout to Julie and Julia.