Elizabeth Pocock, MD, is an Assistant Professor at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences. She completed her undergraduate studies at the University of South Florida with a Bachelors of Arts in Psychology with a minor in Chemistry. She earned her medical degree at the University of South Florida College of Medicine. Following medical school, she completed a residency in General Surgery at the University of California San Diego. During residency, she pursued a post doctoral research fellowship at the University of California San Diego Whitaker Institute of Bioengineering under Dr. Geert W. Schmid-Schoenbein. She completed a Clinical Research fellowship at the Vein Institute of La Jolla under Dr. John Bergan. She went on to complete a Cardiothoracic Surgery Residency at Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Heart Institute with Dr. Denton Cooley and Dr. Joseph Coselli.