Why did you choose RVUCOM?
I knew I wanted to be an osteopathic physician. Beyond that, I chose RVU-SU based on board scores, match rates, location (which is PERFECT for outdoor enthusiasts), the sense of community, and the curriculum format – I wanted a systems-based curriculum and I loved the added benefit of ultrasound training.
What do you like most about RVUCOM?
The sense of community. Medical school can be rough, but it’s a lot easier when surrounded by amazing people. I can’t speak highly enough of my peers, the faculty and staff at RVU.
What are your medical interests?
My medical interests are osteopathic family medicine, potentially with a focus on women’s health or Obstetrics/Gynecology.
What do you appreciate most about Utah and the local area?
It’s stunningly beautiful here year-round, and the weather is amazing. We’re pretty much in the epicenter of outdoor recreation, with some of the nation’s best hiking, canyoneering, climbing, and skiing within driving distance.
What advice do you have for prospective students?
Applying for medical school was one of the most stressful times of my life. There’s a light at the end of the tunnel. It will all be worth it!