Michelle Safransky is a second-year medical student at Boston University School of Medicine. She is currently involved in several research projects on campus, in both Alzheimer’s Disease and Traumatic Brain Injury Neurosurgery Outcomes.

She is also heavily involved in volunteering on campus, working as the leader of the service branch of Socially Responsible Surgery, cuddling neonates in the NICU at Boston Medical Center, screening surgery patients at Boston Medical Center for the social determinants of health and providing them with information regarding their surgery, giving flu vaccines to Boston University students and faculty, and mentoring undergraduate students. Michelle also tutors first-year medical students on campus and is a leader of three student-run clubs at the medical school.

In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her friends, cooking new recipes, going for long walks, and going to various activities and events at Boston University’s Hillel campus. Michelle is currently exploring her career interests and is excited to start rotations in April!