Pamela Akuchukwu Akametalu is a second-year medical student at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. Born in Enugu, Nigeria, and raised in Los Angeles California, she obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Neuroscience at Wellesley College. Before medical school she founded the Wellesley College Chapter of FACE AIDS, a student run organization that mobilized students in the fight against AIDS, worked on various clinical trials, in particular oncology trials in the field of precision based medicine, worked with multiple non-profits, and volunteered her time assisting education programs for at risk youth. Her current interests include Obstetrics Gynecology, particularly the fields of Urogynecology and Gynecology Oncology, and plastic surgery. In her free time, she tutors anatomy, mentors pre-med students on their medical school applications, goes to the gym, spends time with family and friends, and reads.