Carly G. Sobol is a Doctor of Medicine candidate at The Ohio State University with an expected graduation date of May 2022. She earned her Bachelor of Science in neuroscience, magna cum laude, with a minor in Jewish studies from Ohio State in May 2018. Ms. Sobol also completed an international studies program at Tel Aviv University in Israel that same year.
As an undergraduate, Ms. Sobol was named one of 26 Distinction Scholars through the Office of Diversity and Inclusion’s Morrill Scholarship Program. This premier diversity and merit scholarship program rewards academically talented students who are engaged in diversity-based leadership, service and social justice efforts. As a Distinction Scholar, Ms. Sobol was awarded full cost-of-attendance at Ohio State. She used her platform to advocate for the inclusion of multicultural mental health awareness as a form of diversity. In her time at Ohio State, Ms. Sobol has drawn from her own life experiences to become an educational resource for her peers, which has solidified her desire to become a physician.
Ms. Sobol is dedicated to the concept of humanism – being in touch with and actively working to create a holistic life. She has dedicated herself to the mission of the Linda C. Stone MD Program for Humanism and the Arts in Medicine by serving on the Humanism in Medicine Student Section Executive Board and its research team. One of her research interests is studying the relationship between the humanities and medical education.
Additionally, Ms. Sobol serves as a medical student member on the Medicine and the Arts Board for the Wexner Medical Center. In addition to hosting orchestra performances and art galleries, this board works to create a variety of interdisciplinary initiatives that integrate forms of art into the medical center community.
Ms. Sobol has also made significant contributions to enhance the Ohio State community’s health and wellness. As a medical student, Ms. Sobol became a trained facilitator in Dr. Maryanna Klatt’s renowned Mindfulness in Motion program, which teaches resiliency and is shown to reduce burnout in physicians and nurses. Ms. Sobol has since partnered with Dr. Klatt to adapt the program for medical students for the first time.
Ms. Sobol is a graduate of Oakwood High School in Dayton, Ohio.
Appointed by: Gov. Mike DeWine
Term: 09/30/2020 – 05/13/2022