Former Medical Student Chief
Elizabeth Salisbury grew up in Charlotte, NC before attending Williams College in Western Massachusetts and earning a B.A. in Biology while minoring in Science and Technology Studies. She worked as a research technician in an infectious disease lab at UMass before matriculating to UNC SOM. During Foundation Phase at UNC she served as the co-president of the Bullitt History of Medicine Club and spent the summer after her 1st year researching the history of anti-vaccination movements. She is very interested in the relationship between medicine and society and their influences on each other. Her love for internal medicine was cemented during Application Phase, as she enjoyed forming personal relationships with patients and diving deep into the “why” behind the diagnosis. She happily brought he love of spreadsheets to the Internal Medicine Student Chief role. Elizabeth will continue her medical education as a Tar Heel in the Internal Medicine Residency Program.