Lorraine De Velez

Student Division Region 7 Director

Lorraine de Velez (she/her) is a fourth-year student at Saint Louis University School of Medicine who intends to pursue residency in Internal Medicine. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree at New York University and her Master of Science degree at Tufts University School of Medicine. Throughout her first and second years at medical school, Lorraine has been instrumental in improving AMWA members’ experiences by creating opportunities for professional skill development, career exploration, as well as faculty and peer mentorship. During her third year, she served as the Region 7 Director of AMWA’s Medical Student Division and hosted the 2023 Regional Conference. Passionate about women’s advancement in medicine, Lorraine continuously endorses AMWA during admissions events at her home institution and is volunteering as a mentor for international students interested in pursuing a career in healthcare. Outside of school, you will likely catch her hiking with her dog, exploring National Parks, camping, or running another marathon.


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