Education: The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, prospective MD, University of Notre Dame, BS in Pre-Professional Studies
Lives in Chicago, IL, United States
Liesl is a recent graduate of The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, and will be pursuing dermatology residency at The University of Chicago. During medical school, she participated in endocrinology research on metabolism and obesity as well as dermatology research, garnering several publications and presentations. She scored in the 80th percentile on USMLE Step 1 and 86th percentile on Step 2 CK.
For undergrad, she attended the University of Notre Dame, graduating Phi Beta Kappa in 2016 with a bachelor’s degree in Pre-Professional (Pre-Med) Studies. She was accepted to several medical schools including the University of Michigan and the University of Chicago. She self-studied for the MCAT and scored 525 (100th percentile).
During her undergraduate career, Liesl worked in an evolutionary genomics lab, volunteered in a not-for-profit clinic for migrant workers, and coordinated service events for residents of her dorm. She also spent a semester abroad in Mexico taking courses and shadowing in hospitals.
She has over two and a half years of teaching experience in chemistry, physics, and calculus and has worked in both private and group tutoring settings. She finds teaching to be an immensely fulfilling endeavor, as she enjoys helping students master difficult concepts and achieve their academic and career goals.
In her free time, Liesl loves to run, read, dance, and play tennis.