Chardae Foster is a medical student at Meharry Medical College in Nashville, TN. She earned her BS at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville where she majored in Neuroscience in pursuit of a medical career in Neurology. Her passion to become a Neurologist was sparked by her brother who has Epilepsy and Autism. She was also influenced by her volunteer experiences at the East Tennessee Children’s Hospital Department of Neurology. She has conducted research assessing visual working memory in children under the supervision of Dr. Aaron Buss, PhD at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville at the Attention, Brain, and Cognition Lab. Chardae is currently focused on clinical trial diversity with Dr. Michael Caldwell at Meharry and Clinical Research Associates of Nashville. She is helping to lead a future physician education and training program designed to diversify the pool of physician investigators with the goal of expanding diversity within all clinical trials.