Student Division Region 3 Director
Olubukola “Bukola” Toyobo is a third-year medical student at Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine (PSCOM) in Hershey, PA. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Pennsylvania State University. At PSCOM, Bukola has served as treasurer and co-president of her school’s AMWA branch and is proud of their projects with community volunteering, physician mentorship, domestic violence awareness, and networking events, including mentorship and sponsorship. She led the development of a dialogue for female medical students focused on demystifying the layers of being a woman in medicine. She co-hosted the interactive session and invited Diana Lautenberger, Director of Women in Medicine and Science from the Association of American Medical Colleges to facilitate the session.
In addition to her involvement with AMWA, Bukola served as admission chair for PSCOM Medical Student Admission Committee. She also led a team of volunteers for Primary Care Day, in which she and her team created and implemented a workshop focused on supporting non-traditional pre-medical and medical students in medicine. Outside of medicine, Bukola enjoys travelling, watching movies, cooking and eating. She has lived and travelled to many countries in Europe and Africa.