Mentor: Adil Haider, MD, MPH
Samia Osman, MD, is a General Surgery resident at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Samia was raised in Mesa, Arizona. Samia received her BS summa cum laude from the University of Arizona, majoring in Molecular Cell Biology, Psychology, and International Development and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. After college, Samia received a Fulbright Scholarship to study the universal healthcare system in Taiwan. Samia received her MD from Harvard and a Masters in Public Policy from the Kennedy School of Government, as a Knowles Fellow and Harvard Square to Oval Office Fellow. Samia served as National Student President for the American Medical Women’s Association, receiving the Anne C. Carter Student Leadership Award, was a Harvard Women and Public Policy Fellow, and was first medical student to be inducted into the Massachusetts Medical Society Honor Roll. Her surgical interests include trauma surgery, global surgery, and surgical disparities. Samia has a first-degree black belt in Taekwondo, and enjoys composing music and creating fusion dishes.
At the CSPH, she works on to the American College of Surgeons Metrics for Equitable Access and Quality in SURgery (MEASUR) project, under the leadership of Dr. L.D. Britt, and the National Trauma Institute National Trauma Research Action Plan (NTRAP) project, under the leadership of Dr. Eileen Bulger. She also examines gender and ethnic disparities in surgical access and outcomes in the United States.