Elizabeth Sonnenberg, MD, MSHP

Class of 2019

Liza Sonnenberg, MD, is a General Surgery resident in her third year of training at the University of Pennsylvania. She completed her medical degree at the University of Pennsylvania, where she was awarded the I.S. Ravdin and Jonathan Rhodes surgical scholarship prizes. She served as vice president for the Agnew Surgical Society, where she revamped their Surgery 400 course and worked with representatives from all Philadelphia-area medical schools to plan multiple Philadelphia Surgical Symposiums. She volunteered at United Community Clinic in West Philadelphia run by University of Pennsylvania students. Liza is a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha and Gold Humanism medical honor societies. Sonnenberg graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Virginia, where she majored in the interdisciplinary major of Human Biology. She worked in Lesotho for her undergraduate thesis studying HIV testing in rural Lesotho and a review of the role of support group members. As an undergraduate, she volunteered as emergency medical technician for the Charlottesville-Albemarle Rescue Squad.