Shara Yurkiewicz is a first year resident at Overlook Medical Center in New Jersey. She is training to be a doctor in physical medicine and rehabilitation (PM&R). Her residency is broken into two chapters: Year one in internal medicine at Overlook Medical Center, followed by years two through four at Stanford for PM&R. She received her MD from Harvard and her BS from Yale.
She was an AAAS Mass Media Fellow and has written for the LA Times, Discover, and MedPage Today.