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    • Obstetrics and Gynecology
    MS3 at Jefferson Medical College, NHSC corps member, #womeninmedicine
    MS3 at Jefferson Medical College, NHSC corps member, #womeninmedicine
    Valerie is in her third year at SKMC at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia. She is interested in primary care and enjoys continuity of care with patients. Outside of classroom and patient care, she focuses on leadership training with Dean Mark Tychochinski, MD, volunteering with Jefferson's student run clinics, JeffHope, to provide free care to homeless women and children at Eliza Shirley clinic, and tasting every kind of food Philadelphia has to offer. Her plan after graduation in 2016 is to pursue a family medicine residency with extensive training in obstetrics. Valerie hopes to practice family medicine in a medically underserved community in her home state of Ohio. She is interested in networking with anyone who interested in: - ensuring that every human has access to medical care - striving to make women are equal partners with men in medicine and in society - preventing and screening for family violence in the primary care setting - discussing virtually any topic over a delicious meal
    Program Specialist for the Group on Women in Science and Medicine at the AAMC.
    Program Specialist for the Group on Women in Science and Medicine at the AAMC.
    Ashleigh Moses, M.A., is Program Specialist for the Group on Women in Science and Medicine at the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC). Ms. Moses facilitates the work being done by women nation-wide to advance equitable and inclusive work environments, develop career advancement resources for women in academic medicine and science, as well as organizing collaboration amongst institutional groups and leadership. Before becoming a staff member at the AAMC, Ashleigh was working on university campuses nation-wide with the Feminist Majority Foundation to advance the work being done by young women leaders in their local communities. Ms. Moses received a B.A. in Political Science and a Masters in Gender and Race Studies from the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa, AL. In her spare time she moderates discussion amongst young women on issues relating to advocacy and ally ship.
    • General Surgery
    MD/MPP Candidate at the Harvard Medical School and Harvard Kennedy School of Government, National Student President of the American Medical Women's Association
    MD/MPP Candidate at the Harvard Medical School and Harvard Kennedy School of Government, National Student President of the...

    Samia Osman, MD MPP. Surgical Resident at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Graduate of Harvard Medical School and Harvard Kennedy School of Government. 

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    Internal Medicine Resident Physician & Social Media Medical Education Strategist
    Internal Medicine Resident Physician & Social Media Medical Education Strategist
    Hailing from Atlanta, Georgia, Farrah L. Harden, earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Tuskegee University in 2005. Following her undergraduate studies, her interest in medical research led her to complete a two year research fellowship at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease, National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, MD. Her subsequent interest in pursuing a career in medicine led her to preparatory studies at Southern Illinois University Carbondale and ultimately to the University of Louisville School of Medicine, where she graduated with her M.D. in May of 2015 and where she matched into Internal Medicine categorical residency program. She is currently a PGY-1 resident. A passion for medical education and social media, Farrah is actively involved in a variety of established professional platforms. She currently functions as Social Media Strategist for Louisville Lectures, a novel Free Open Access Medical Education platform exclusively developed by the department of Internal Medicine at University of Louisville School of Medicine. Additionally, she runs her own social media blog called TheVogueMD, a platform established in 2014 which exposes premedical and medical students to her life as a Resident Physician through pictures and question/answer sessions via #SocialMedMondays. Her other projects in progress involve establishing opportunities both locally and nationally to influence mentoring, medical, and resident education. In her spare time, Farrah enjoys fashion and design, artistic events, blogging, and spending time with her husband, family, and friends.