Lily is a fourth-year medical student at Tulane University School of Medicine. She is originally from Southern California and attended UC Irvine where she received her degree in Biological Sciences. At UC Irvine, she was a research intern for the UCI Center of Stress and Health and a Division I track and field athlete. As a first-generation college student in the US and the first in her family to pursue medicine, her mentors played a critical role in her journey in medicine. Thus she created Med Mentors, a program that connects pre-medical students and medical students across the country. She is currently applying for residency in Otolaryngology.
Co-Founder and Mentorship Match Director
Daniel brings to Med Mentors a background in statistics and data science. He graduated with a statistics degree from UCLA. He has worked to develop our mentorship match algorithm. His primary programming language is R. Daniel is originally from Los Angeles, California. During his free time, Daniel enjoys running (a lot). He is training for the Tokyo Olympics in the 1500 meters and is the Mexican national record holder in the mile. He currently works as a researcher at Oregon Health and Sciences University. He plans to pursue graduate studies in an effort to help disadvantaged communities by leveraging his statistical background in research efforts.
Social Media Co-Chair
Janet is a third-year medical student at Kansas City University and is most interested in emergency medicine – though pediatrics is a close second! She is originally from Dallas, TX and attended Baylor University for undergrad, where she studied Medical Humanities. As a pre-med, she was constantly encouraged and guided by numerous upperclassmen and mentors; this led to her desire to give back to current pre-meds, which is how she ended up involved with Med Mentors! In her (pre-COVID) free time, she loves traveling, exploring coffee shops, and rock climbing; she also loves baking and watching Netflix with her husband.
Social Media Co-Chair
Minh is a fourth-year undergraduate student at the University of Florida studying International Studies and hopes to attend medical school in the next few years. She is a first-generation Vietnamese American and the first in her family to attend college. She believes that mentorship will pave the path and break barriers in medicine for immigrants and first-generation students like herself. She enjoys tutoring and offering her time to younger students, like the mentors of this program, because they are the future! In her free time, she enjoys thrift flipping clothes and tending to her house plants.
Hanah is a second-year medical student at WesternU College of Osteopathic Medicine in Southern California. She is pursuing surgery and is very passionate about supporting women in medicine. She has lived all over the world and the United States and hopes to one day work with organizations like Operation Smile or Doctors Without Borders and travel the world with her family. She values the mentor-mentee relationship in her own life and wants to help pre-meds value their individuality as they venture into a very difficult field. She loves to travel, flip furniture, and spend quality time with her husband and new pup!
Inderbir is a first-generation MS2 at the University of Washington School of Medicine. He is passionate about global health and hopes to do an elective rotation abroad in his 4th year. Currently, his interests are in Pediatrics and Internal Medicine. He hopes to work with organizations abroad and incorporate his Master’s in Health Policy and Administration to improve healthcare systems. He went to undergrad in Montana and experienced the great outdoors including Yellowstone and Glacier national park. He hopes to inspire and help students from disadvantaged backgrounds to succeed in medicine and life. He loves traveling, hiking, spending time with family, and recently got into snowboarding.