Nick is a fourth year medical student currently studying at the University of Kentucky. Nick grew up in Vancouver, British Columbia but has lived in the U.S. for the last eight years. Nick attended undergraduate at the University of California, Berkeley, double majoring in Nutritional Sciences and Integrative Biology. After graduating college, Nick moved to Los Angeles to pursue a short-lived career as a medical coder/biller before going to medical school. His academic interests include emergency medicine, critical care, ultrasound, and medical student education. In his free time, Nick enjoys playing water polo, riding trails on his mountain bike, and exploring new places to eat or foods to cook. He is also always looking for new books to read so feel free to share if you’ve got something good!
Sam Foldy is currently a Pre-Doctoral Anatomy and OPP Fellow at the Alabama College of Osteopathic Medicine, Class of 2019. He graduated cum laude from the University of Florida with a Bachelor of Science in Biology, and is working on a Master of Science in Adult Education, with a concentration in Curriculum and Instructional Design from Troy University.
Sam is honored to serve as a Medical Director of Region 3, and is looking forward to an exciting year with AMSA. He has been involved with AMSA since 2010, and is grateful for how much the organization has helped him develop professionally. Most recently, he completed his term as President of the AMSA chapter at ACOM. During his tenure, the chapter served both the school and community, working to improve the medical education and health of the people in the Wiregrass area.
Before matriculating into medical school, Sam worked as an emergency department scribe in Central Florida. In his spare time, you can find Sam playing golf or making music!