“What good is passing the ladder down if people fear heights or do not know how to climb? Come down from your position, and show them the way up. Encourage them. Support them.”

– Julia Carter, MD, MPH


Dr. Julia Carter is an Internal Medicine physician with a unique story, a big heart and unwavering resilience. Julia graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Biology and a Spanish minor from the Pennsylvania State University in 2015. She then went on to pursue a Master of Public Health from the University of Pittsburgh. There, she became very involved in social justice initiatives, advocacy and mentorship. She graduated from Rutgers New Jersey Medical School in Newark, NJ in May 2022. Julia is now a first-year Internal Medicine resident physician at the University of Pennsylvania. She hopes to use her platform to inspire, educate, and motivate individuals to reach their full potential.