Shalvinder Seehra

Student Division Region 7 Director

Shalvinder Seehra is a fourth year MD candidate at University of Missouri- Columbia School of Medicine. Prior to medical school she attended the University of Michigan, where she majored in Public Policy with a degree emphasis in Human Rights and International Development Policy. She worked for the Sikh Coalition, a human rights NGO,  before changing careers and choosing medicine. In her first year of medical school, Shalvinder served on the University of Missouri AMWA Community Service Committee before serving as the University of Missouri AMWA co-president in her third and fourth year. As co-president she planned Girls on the Run, a national event that works to create awareness of the female power in elementary school girls. Shalvinder also advocates for mental health awareness and represents AMWA in planning various events surrounding topics regarding mental health and clinician well-being. Shalvinder is passionate about creating impactful mentorship and professional development opportunities for female trainees. She is excited to advance the AMWA mission and broaden the scope of her advocacy work by serving as the Region 7 director.

 

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