Kristi Bears


Student Division Region 4 Director

Kristi is a first-generation, fourth year medical student at the University of Florida College of Medicine. She received her BS in Health Science from the University of Florida (UF) in 2019. Kristi is involved in the UF AMWA medical-premedical mentorship program and is conducting research on gender bias in house staff evaluations across procedural and non-procedural specialties. Apart from AMWA, Kristi is a member of her class Executive Board, previous Co-President of the Anesthesia Interest Group, previous Executive Director of Florida Clinics Collaborative, and a State of Florida Certified Domestic Violence Advocate. She plans to go into general surgery and later do a breast surgery fellowship. In her spare time, she enjoys going yoga, drawing in her sketchbook, and playing with her three cats, Luschka, Chiari and Purkinje.

She is always happy to respond to any questions/concerns/recommendations and can be reached through email (

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