Leah A. Jensen, MD
Diagnostic Radiology Resident
Hometown: Long Beach, CA
Describe a teachable med school moment: When life was particularly busy or stressful, I learned to incorporate my favorite things into my study routine. For example, I discovered how refreshing it was to study outdoors.
I choose MIR because: I am consistently impressed by the expertise of the faculty, their passion for teaching, and by the collegial and supportive environment at MIR.
My favorite radiology sign: Crazy paving
My personal interests: Drawing and painting, hiking, camping, Studio Ghibli films, and exploring restaurants around St. Louis
Name your favorite go-to meal: Pad Krapow (a spicy Thai basil chicken dish served over rice with a fried egg)
I'm excited about living in St. Louis because: I love living next to Forest Park! It is my favorite place to both exercise and relax, and I enjoy being able to stroll through the St. Louis Zoo on a whim.
Something most people don’t know about me: I used to compete in intercollegiate Tae Kwon Do.
Myofibrillar myopathy, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)