Sam grew up nearby in Redding, CT and rode competitively on the hunter-jumper circuit through high school.
She then attended UConn, where she graduated Summa Cum Laude with a degree in animal science.
While at UConn, Sam cared for her own horses, managed a private farm, and was captain of the UConn Equestrian Team.
She then attended Tufts Cumming's School of Veterinary Medicine in Massachusetts, where she recently graduated from in May of 2023 as part of the Large Animal Emphasis program.
She is interested in internal medicine and GP ambulatory medicine. In her free time, she enjoys running, hiking, and photography