Julia Lees is from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and received her bachelor's degree in chemistry, followed by her doctorate degree in pharmacy from Temple University in 2017. Her professional areas of interest include solid organ transplant, emergency medicine, toxicology, and surgical medicine. After completion of her PGY-1, she is hopeful for the opportunity to pursue a second year residency in one of these specialty areas. Her lifelong goal is to serve as a clinical and professional mentor as well as to advocate for the profession of pharmacy to achieve provider status nationwide. Outside of pharmacy, she enjoys traveling to different areas of the world, skiing, scuba diving, yoga, cooking, and, of course, cheesesteaks.