Alyssa Perez received her BA from Haverford College in 2007 with a major in Religion and minor in Spanish. She completed her pre-medical requirements at the University of Pennsylvania in 2009. She received her MD and graduated summa cum laude from Jefferson Medical College in 2013. She went to Brigham and Women's hospital for Internal Medicine Residency. Following residency, she was the 3rd Nancy and Elliot Comenitz Fellow in Medical Education at Brigham and Women's Hospital. As part of this fellowship, she received her EdM from Harvard Graduate School of Education in 2017. She is currently a second year fellow in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at the University of California San Francisco. She is interested in cystic fibrosis and lung transplant.