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Sarah Schaet

M.D. Class of 2019

Hometown: Jacksonville, Fla.
Undergraduate Degree: Florida State University

Sarah graduated in 2015 with a Bachelor of Science in exercise science, a minor in chemistry and a minor in biology from Florida State University. In 2012 she participated in the Mayo Clinic of Jacksonville Clinical Research Internship Study Program as an assistant to Dr. Taner Burcin in his research on the effect of N-acetyl Cysteine on the outcome of liver transplant surgeries. In 2013 she volunteered with Projects Abroad as a medical intern in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Her three-month stay allowed her to shadow and assist local doctors at a government-funded hospital that served residents utilizing the free health-care system. During her undergraduate years she volunteered with a Christian outreach mission, Young Life, as a mentor for high school youth at Chiles High School in Tallahassee. In 2015, Sarah was awarded the Health Professions Scholarship by the U.S. Air Force and commissioned in May as second lieutenant. During medical school she has served as president of the Wilderness Medical Society and Military Medicine Interest Group. She currently serves as vice president of the Class of 2019 for the Daytona Beach Campus. In her free time Sarah prefers to be found outside, whether it be cycling, running, kayaking or hiking; she is happiest in nature. Sarah chose the Florida State University College of Medicine because of its passion to provide medical care for underserved communities and develop the next generation of compassionate doctors.