Shirin is a medical student at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago. She was also at Northwestern University for her undergraduate education, where she was a Political Science major as part of the Honors Program in Medical Education. She recently returned home to NYC to pursue her interest in cutaneous oncology through a research fellowship program at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in NYC. Growing up in a house of physicians, she enjoys reading about the latest medical innovations and serving as a mentor for high school students interested in science. She loves spending time with family and friends, travelling, and taste-testing savory tapas at new restaurants.