Emma Fu

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About

Emma is an anesthesiology resident at Case Western Reserve University (MetroHealth). She completed her BSc in Cellular, Molecular, and Microbial Biology with a minor in Psychology at the University of Calgary in 2016. During her time at UofC she was the President of the nonprofit organization Light Up the World, a volunteer at a rehabilitation centre for the brain injured, and a research assistant in both a petroleum microbiology lab and a cognitive psychology lab. In 2014, Emma was a part of the Calgary international genetically engineered machine (iGEM) team and helped develop a genome-based point-of-care synthetic biological device, which could diagnose multiple infectious diseases simultaneously. Emma decided to pursue medicine at the end of her fourth year of undergrad after writing both her MCAT and LSAT. She had the privilege of studying medicine in four countries: England, Grenada, the United States, and Canada. During her time in medical school, Emma continued to volunteer for Best Buddies and became a member of the Gold Humanism Honor Society. She graduated magna cum laude from St. George’s University School of Medicine in 2020.