The PTSA Diversity Committee of the Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology will hold its next Diversity in STEM Talk in April. This series is especially for elementary and middle school students in grades 4-8. (Flyers in English, Spanish, Arabic)
Join us Monday, April 12, at 6 p.m. to hear from Julie Ann Sosa, MD, Leon Goldman MD Distinguished Professor of Surgery and Chair of the Department of Surgery at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF). Dr. Sosa was born in Montreal and raised in upstate New York. She received her AB at Princeton, MA at Oxford, and MD at Johns Hopkins, where she also completed the Halsted residency in general surgery and a fellowship. She previously practiced medicine and taught at Duke University Medical School and Yale University Medical School. She is published in numerous medical journals and books. Dr. Sosa’s research interests include outcomes research, health care delivery, hyperparathyroidism, and thyroid cancer, with a focus on clinical trials. Join us to hear more about a career in medicine and her experience as a surgeon, professor, and now administrator in a large teaching hospital.
– What sparked her interest in medicine?
– What does she enjoy most about practicing medicine?
– What would she recommend to students who want to pursue a medical career?
– What else would you like to know?
Parents, register at this Zoom link*: http://bit.ly/TJStemTalk4
*To ensure you receive the Zoom link, do not use an FCPS schools student email account!
Submit questions in advance here: https://bit.ly/
Information and recordings from past Diversity in STEM Talks can be found on the TJ PTSA Diversity Committee webpage: https://tjptsa.com/committees/