Dr. Ashley Peterson is well aware the sacrifices it takes in order to reach your goals. After all, the is the youngest Black Osteopathic doctor ever, according to Black News. At 24, the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine graduate is set to embark on a new journey with a Family Medicine residency at Morehouse School of Medicine in Atlanta.
In an exclusive interview with Black News, the California native spoke candidly about her undergrad years, choosing medicine as a career and her future endeavors.
At just 15, Peterson enrolled at the University of North Carolina-Charlotte to study Anthropology and minor in Sociology. In addition to medicine, Peterson is also a fashion enthusiast, participating in the extracurricular Finding Yourself in Fashion during her four years on campus. Of course, she endured periods where many doubted her abilities based on her age. In spite of that, Peterson prevailed and admits she would do it all over again in a heartbeat.
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