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Pink & Teal Hamentaschen Bake: Cooking with Caring Community with Sharsheret
Thursday, March 2, 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm$15
Join us for a Pink & Teal Hamentaschen Bake in collaboration with Sharsheret, a national non-profit organization dedicated to improving the lives of Jewish women and families living with or at increased genetic risk for breast or ovarian cancer. Not only will you be able to enjoy delicious hamentaschen, but you’ll also be supporting a great cause. Everyone is welcome to attend, so bring your friends and family for a fun and meaningful event. Dr. Julie Le, MD will be our guest speaker for this event.
Julie Le, MD, is a board certified surgical oncologist with practices at UC San Diego Health – Medical Offices North and the Koman Family Outpatient Pavilion at UC San Diego Health, who specializes in the treatment of benign, high-risk and malignant breast pathologies. She performs image-guided lumpectomies, nipple and skin sparing mastectomies, flat aesthetic closures and axillary surgery. Her goal is to provide patients with oncologically safe surgery with optimal aesthetic and maximized functional outcomes.
Dr. Le strives to provide compassionate, comprehensive and evidence-based care in the management of breast disease. She has a special interest in the social impact of breast cancer treatment on young women including fertility, family planning and breast sexual health. Born and raised in the City Heights area of San Diego, Dr. Le felt a calling to treat and serve the San Diego community. She considers it an honor and privilege to return to her hometown and serve the community that helped shaped her into the person she is today.
Dr. Le has been involved in medical and scientific research for over 10 years and has co-authored multiple peer-reviewed articles that have been published in journals including Annals of Surgical Oncology, Journal of Safety Research, and others. She has a special research interest in axillary management and high-risk breast lesions. She completed a fellowship in breast surgical oncology at UC Los Angeles and a surgical residency at Spectrum Health in Grand Rapids, Mich. Dr. Le earned her medical degree from Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine
in Rochester, Mich. She is a member of American Society of Breast Surgeons, Society of Surgical Oncology, American College of Surgeons and American Medical Women’s Association. In her spare time, she enjoys baking goodies from the “British Bake Off” television show with her nieces and nephews. She loves listening to mystery podcasts and getting lost in fun, intriguing fiction and historical nonfiction novels.
Note: BYOB: Bring Your Own Baking Sheet