Ye Li 

Ye is a 5th year medical student at the University of Auckland. To date, she has spent a third of her life equally in China, the United States, and New Zealand. She takes pride in her multi-cultural background, and is passionate about improving Asian health awareness and outcomes in New Zealand. 

Ye enjoys being involved in student organisations, with a particular focus in YACMA as a pre-clinical representative in 2016 and president in 2017. She is looking forward to engaging with members as membership secretary this year. Aside from YACMA, she is on the executive committee in the Auckland University Surgical Society was on the executive committee of the Dermatology Interest Group in 2015-2016. 

Apart from clinical medicine, she enjoys being involved with research. She has been a research assistant in the Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Auckland, and in the National Burns Centre at Middlemore Hospital. Outside of medicine, she enjoys playing violin, cross country running, and mentoring high school students as an academic tutor. She was a part of the Auckland Youth Orchestra as 1st violin for several years and is routinely involved in chamber music. She has completed several half marathons and one full marathon, and hopes to run many more in the future.