Sophia Balzora, MD

Clinical Associate Professor at the NYU Grossman School of Medicine

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Sophie M. Balzora MD, FACG, is a Clinical Associate Professor at the NYU Grossman School of Medicine. Dr. Balzorahas focused her academic efforts on improving physician engagement and enhancing the patient experience through objective structured clinical exams, or OSCEs. As Chair of ACG’s Public Relations Committee, Dr. Balzora’s primary goal is to disseminate the College’s message of the importance of colorectal cancer awareness to the general public and arm its members with tools to do the same. She is also a member of ACG’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee, and co-founder of ACG’s #DiversityinGI Social Media Campaign. Dr. Balzora also serves on the Patient Education Sub-Committee of the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation (CCF)’s National Scientific Advisory Committee, and the social media team of the CCF’s Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Journal.

“The journey to health equity in colorectal cancer screening and incidence is a long-view goal we should all share to better our communities.” -Sophia Balzora