Alex Schick

Student Division Region 2 Director

Alex Schick is an incoming third-year medical student at the University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry.

Alex has been a member of AMWA since 2020, when she joined as a premedical student. She now serves as President of her school’s AMWA chapter, where she has helped grow the chapter and hosted events such as AMWA Student-Faculty Mixers, a Women in Medicine-themed mini-speaker series, and is currently organizing an inaugural Women in Medicine conference to expand networking opportunities for students and physicians in the Western New York area.

Alex is passionate about education and advocacy in medicine. Beyond AMWA, she is Vice-President of her student body, and a founder of the Meliora Educational Pathway Program, a NYS STEP program which aims to increase diversity in medicine through early exposure, hands-on learning, and mentorship of area high-school students by medical students, residents, and physicians. She is also a founder of GLAD, a Deaf Health group allowing students to learn sign language and about Deaf health disparities and culture. She also is a leader of the Rochester Medical Accessibility Coalition, advocating for patients and medical students with disabilities.

In her free time, Alex enjoys spending time with her cat, Fern, reading, and exploring local coffee shops.

 

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