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After graduating from Liberty University with a degree in biology, Jeremiah worked as a technician in a busy Emergency Department before beginning medical school at UNC. Jeremiah has demonstrated a true dedication to service, founding the Palliative Care Music Support Program, coaching as part of a refugee youth soccer initiative, and leading other students in the Samaritan Health Clinic.

In recognition of his outstanding work and dedication to patients, Jeremiah has been awarded by nomination into both the AOA and Gold Humanism honor societies. With a passion for advocacy and caring for the vulnerable, Jeremiah is interested in geriatric medicine and palliative care.

He continues to enjoy playing soccer, playing guitar and singing, and writing songs and poetry.


Medical School: University of North Carolina
Undergraduate: Liberty University


Jeremiah Essig