Liane Dallalzadeh was born and raised in Los Angeles, California. She attended UCLA as an undergraduate where she majored in neuroscience, minored in public health, and graduated summa cum laude with college honors and highest departmental honors. She received her MD from Harvard Medical School in 2018. Liane is currently a PGY 2 Ophthalmology resident at the UCSD Shiley Eye Institute. Her academic and research interests have previously included hippocampal synaptic plasticity and cerebrovascular disease. Currently, she is interested in retinal disease, telemedicine, and medical education regarding surgery, visual diagnosis, and decision support technologies.