Aliena Lowell, MD
Hometown: Duvall, WA
Undergraduate School: University of Washington
Medical School: University of Virginia
Hobbies/Outside Interests: Video games, baking, playing the piano
Favorite things about/to do/to eat in Charlottesville: Visiting the breweries and wineries, favorite restaurant is Black Cow at happy hour
Why did you choose UVA? I loved it here as a medical student. The residents seemed happy and, equally as importantly, well-trained.
Anesthesiology Interests: It’s still early, but maybe critical care or cardiothoracic anesthesia.
Favorite Rotation: I’ve only worked in the Main OR so far, but it’s been great!
What’s the best piece of career advice you ever got?: You have to advocate for yourself. If even you don’t believe in yourself, no one else will.