Lynn Marie Morski is an extremely accomplished TJSL student. Not only because she is the December 2014 Valedictorian, but because she is also a licensed medical doctor.
Morski graduated from the Saint Louis University School of Medicine in St. Louis, MO, and is graduating with the rest of her class on December 13, 2014 at Copley Symphony Hall in Downtown, San Diego as the class Valedictorian.
As a part time law student, Morski also works at the Veterans Administration in Mission Valley evaluating patients in the Compensation and Pension department.
Outside of law and medicine, Morski has many additional interests. She studies guitar and Brazilian percussion, is an avid dancer including Bollywood and Salsa dancing, and she trains the Brazilian martial art of Capoeira. “When I decided to go to law school after having just dedicated ten years to my medical education, I promised myself I wouldn't let it cause me to miss out on enjoying life,” Morski explains. “So my experience these past few years was shaped by having to run between patient appointments and capoeira events and music lessons and school. It forced me to keep everything in perspective and to enjoy the journey instead of holding my breath, diving into school, and just waiting to live life until after the bar exam was done.”
The December Valedictorian says she learned a lot from Professor Joy Delman while working with her on projects involving law and medicine. “I'm particularly grateful for Professor Delman, whose background is in health-related law, and who has always given me great advice on career paths and connected me with some great opportunities.”
Professor Delman says “Lynne Marie is always a delight to have in classes. She enhances the classroom experience, not just because of her diverse accomplishments, but because she clearly loves the law and law school. It was exciting for me to watch her so successfully tackle this new venture in her life. I am thrilled to have helped play a part in her legal education. I know she will continue to make me and TJSL very proud.”
Morski is a graduate of Webster University with a degree in Media Communication. She did her residency at the Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, Arizona. Morski then did a Sports Medicine Fellowship at the University of Arizona in Tucson.
“After graduation, I plan to continue working at the Veterans Administration as a physician, but I hope to also begin consulting in areas that involve both medicine and law, especially in the realm of health information technology.” And she adds, “I promise to take a break from school. At least temporarily...”