Speaker – My path to medicine: The surprises and the realities

Presented by Dr. Josephine Nguyen, Harvard graduate, Dermatologist, and Navy Officer

Dr Josephine Nguyen currently serves as the Board President of the Navy Scholarships for Medical School.  She is a 2003 graduate of Stanford School of Medicine and completed her dermatology residency at the University of Pennsylvania.  In her exciting career in the Navy, she has served overseas as a flight surgeon in Japan and has completed multiple humanitarian aid mission trips overseas, most recently in Vietnam this past summer.  She served as the translator for the Commanding Officer of the USS Mercy and met several key military members involved in ambassadorial work in Vietnam.  She serves as the Navy’s Young Physician Representative to the AMA and is the Deputy Executive Director for the Vietnamese American Armed Forces Association. Her interests are humanitarian aid, health care legislature, and health care in the Asian Community.

Come and meet Dr. Nguyen and learn about her journey in medicine, and how to develop leadership skills for a successful candidacy towards medicine.