Nicole Leigh Aaronson is a native of Connecticut with a B.A. in political science from Yale University and an M.D. from New York University School of Medicine. She is a pediatric otolaryngologist who completed her otolaryngology residency at Yale New Haven Hospital and her pediatric otolaryngology fellowship at the Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh. Her interests outside of work include novels of all types, 1950s retro, and her corgi Langley.