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Keirnan Willett

Keirnan Willett, Resident, Ophthalmology

Keirnan Willett graduated with honors from Bowdoin College with a major in Biochemistry and a minor in French and then spent two years studying Retinal Angiogenesis with Dr. Lois Smith at Children's Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School. He received his MD at University of Pennsylvania in May 2014. While a medical student, he served as a Howard Hughes Medical Institute fellow during which time he carried out research in Jean Bennett's lab on Optogenetics and gene therapy. Dr. Willett will be carrying out a residency in Ophthalmology at Scheie Eye Institute, University of Pennsylvania. Keirnan is interested in international medicine and in his spare time, he enjoys ultimate frisbee.