Elana Meer is a First Year MD candidate at Perelman School of Medicine. She graduated from Princeton University in 2017 with a major in Neuroscience. While her previous research focused on therapies for neurodegenerative diseases, her thesis applied neuroeconomics to delineate psychiatric conditions. She is passionate about opthalmology and emerging technological applications that improve the efficacy and accessibility of treatment. She hopes to pursue an MD/MBA while at Penn, with a focus on health systems research and behavioral economic applications for the health system.