Leah Sarah Peer

Founder, Medical Student

Peer Medical Foundation

Gender, Society, and Health

Leah Sarah Peer is a Medical Student, Global Health Fellow and a Graduate with a Specialization in Biology & a Minor in Human Rights. She is the Founder & Executive Director of the Peer Medical Foundation (PMF), an aspiring youth-led international not-for-profit organization advancing health equity, diversity & inclusion. She is also the Host of the Peer Med Podcast, an initiative under PMF intertwining medicine, an ever changing science of diagnosis and treatment with conversations about issues in healthcare where lives are on the line. These very stories on the platform and projects have strengthened her commitment to care for the most in need and together have furthered her passions to become a diverse, committed and compassionate leader in public service as well as a physician in caring for life.

Area of Research Expertise
Health equity; Inclusivity; Diversity; Racial justice

First Nations land acknowledegement

We acknowledge that the UBC Point Grey campus is situated on the traditional, ancestral and unceded territory of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam) people.

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