Congratulations to Dr. Daphne Owen for receiving the 2018 Next Generation Leadership Award from the United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey. This award recognizes a woman under 35 who has shown exceptional leadership and service. Daphne won the award for her contributions to Puentes de Salud, a clinic that serves primarily the Latino immigrant community in Philadelphia.

Daphne grew up in Stanford, California. She received BA in Sociology from University of California, where she graduated with highest honors. She then attended University of Pennsylvania for medical school. Daphne is currently a PGY3 in Emergency Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.

Her interests include her dog Jack, reading about social determinants of health, and working in a clinical and leadership capacity at Puentes de Salud. Prior to starting medical school, she dedicated many hours of volunteer service at Puentes de Salud, which she continued through medical school and now in residency.

Congratulations Dr. Owen!