Meet Our Students

Each year, fourth-year students are selected to serve on Pritzker's Student Admissions Committee. Applicants who visit Pritzker for an interview day will meet one (or more!) of these students during lunch and the campus tour.

Click through the 2017-2018 Student Admissions Committee member profiles below to learn why they chose Pritzker, how they get involved at the medical school (and beyond), and their favorite things about living in Chicago!


 

Femi Adams

Hometown: Rosemount, MN
Undergraduate Institution: University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
Pritzker Activities: Served as the Community Outreach Chair for the Washington Park Free Clinic, Role of Student National Medical Association & MAPS liasion, Health Professions Recruitment Program, Basic Life Skills Instructor and a Peer Educator for Human Body (Anatomy)
S&D Track: Healthcare Delivery Sciences
S&D Mentor & Project: Michael Lee, MD, "Examining 1-year reoperation rates as a quality indicator across surgical specialties"

Learn more about Femi


Stefan Breitling

Hometown: Ames, Iowa

Undergraduate Institution: Amherst College

Pre-Pritzker: Urban Education Fellow

Pritzker Activities: Student National Medical Association, Intramural sports, Chicago Youth Programs, Admissions Committee, Wellness Committee, Pritzker Day of Service, HPREP, South Side Science Scholars, Free clinic volunteering

S&D Track: Community Health

S&D Mentor and Project: Monica Vela, M.D. - A Quantitative Survey of Interpreter Use by Residents

Learn more about Stefan


Mark Chee

Hometown: Buffalo, NY
Undergraduate Institution: Duke University
Pritzker Activities: Served on the leadership team for the Bridgeport Free Clinic, Pritzker Student Representative at the AAMC Organization of Student Representatives, and a member of the Bucksbaum Interest Group
S&D Track: Healthcare Delivery Sciences
S&D Mentor and Project: Vineet Arora, MD, MAPP, Identifying Messages to Promote Value & Education (IMPROVE) of Generic Prescribing

Learn more about Mark


Natalie Francis

Hometown: Baltimore, MD
Undergraduate Institution: University of Pennsylvania
Pritzker Activities: Maria Shelter Community Clinic, Pritzker Dance Crew, Student National Medical Association, and JOURNEES
S&D Track: Community Health
S&D Mentor and Project: Scott Hunter, MD & John Schneider, MD, HIV Prevention and Marijuana Use Among Black Men who have sex with Black Men

Learn more about Natalie


Linda Liu

Hometown: Toronto, Canada

Undergraduate Institution: University of Toronto

Pre-Pritzker: I took one year off before coming to Pritzker and used it to travel around Bolivia and work as a CME conference coordinator for a cardiac electrophysiology meeting.

Pritzker Activities: Physicians for a National Health Program (PNHP), Senior Skit Crew, South Side Science Scholars (S4)Bridgeport Free Clinic, medical parody video making, and various other event organizing (Pritzker Formal, Revisit, Orientation)

S&D Track: Scientific Investigation: Clinical Research

S&D Mentor and Project: Gaurav Upadhyay, MD - "A Meta-Analysis of the Safety of Direct Oral Anticoagulants versus Vitamin K Antagonists for Stroke Prevention in Atrial Fibrillation."

 

Learn more about Linda


Julia Nath

Hometown: San Francisco, CA

Undergraduate Institution: Stanford University

Pre- Pritzker:   I worked at the UCSF Department of Emergency Medicine on health services research projects about the drivers of preventable ED use and disparities in outcomes for time sensitive conditions.

Pritzker Activities: Community Health Clinic, Health Policy Interest Group, TA-ing, Rowley Society Leadership

S&D Track: Healthcare Delivery Sciences 

S&D Mentor and Project: Dana Edelson, MD, MS; Department of Hospital Medicine - "Quantifying & Characterizing Telemetry Alerts: A Study of Alarm Fatigue"

Learn more about Julia


Steven Tate

Hometown: Hacienda Heights, California

Undergraduate Institution: UC Irvine

Pritzker Actvities: OUTpatient (LGBT Student Group), JOURNEES, Community Health Clinic

Pre-Pritzker: I worked for a year in student affairs at the University of California Irvine (where I went to undergrad), taught MCAT classes, and did a tiny bit of public health research. 

S&D Track: Healthcare Delivery Sciences (formerly Q&S)

S&D Mentor and Project:  Jennifer Pisano, M.D. - "Readmission in patients discharged on outpatient parenteral antibiotic therapy (OPAT)"

Learn more about Steven