You can’t say
Florence Doo doesn’t have focus. As an undergraduate at Wellesley College, she
built an eye-tracker device to conduct research on visual distraction. In her
first year at the Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine, she
was one of the winners of the 2014 MedTech Boston Google Glass Challenge. She
is also founder and CEO of Surgerati LLC, a startup based on her novel concept
to handle images in the operating room. She was also one of 12 winners of the
2014 AAMC-Khan Academy-Robert Wood Johnson Foundation MCAT Video Competition.
She has been elected to serve on numerous national medical organizations,
including the National Gender and Sexuality Chair of the American Medical
Students’ Association, the National Gender Equity Task Force Student Co-Chair
of American Medical Women’s Association, and her medical school’s representative
to the Organization of Student Representatives for the Association of American
Medical Colleges. Doo is co-author on the inaugural Equal Curriculum textbook,
a student-driven textbook on LGBT health for health professions students and
educators, and other posters and publications in translational medicine and
medical education. She received a bachelor’s degree from Wellesley College, her
graduate degree from Boston University and is a third-year medical student at
Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine.
The information presented here was accurate as of January 1, 2016.