Lily Owei

Associate Director: CSH Classroom

Lily is a 3rd year MD student planning on pursuing a career in general surgery. Originally Nigerian, she grew up in Nigeria, Germany, and South Africa before moving to Philadelphia for College. She graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 2016 with a BA in Biology with a concentration in mechanisms of disease and minors in chemistry, French, and African studies. At Penn, she has spent time volunteering at University City Hospital Coalition (UCHC) and served as the academic chair of SNMA, a student member of the Program Evaluation Committee (PEC), and a co-leader of Student Report. Her academic interests include medical and surgical education and health disparities especially as it relates to outcomes. She is pursuing certificates in medical education, as well as the Agnew Surgery Certificate.

In her free time, Lily enjoys outdoor fitness, painting by numbers for adults, Netflix, and exploring the Philadelphia dining scene.