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Asylum Evaluation and Human Rights

1) Asylum evaluations on Mondays with Lucia plus 1-2 half days to complete the write up. Will also need to do about 1hr of prep work reading the declaration ahead of time. The first one is a shadow and learning experience. Residents must commit to doing a second one... more »

International Self-care/Holistic Medicine/Leadership Week

Through the Dutch NGO Humans of Health, the Healthcare Leadership Summer School brings together residents, medical students, young physicians, and a few other health care providers from around the globe for a week at some beautiful location that changes on a yearly basis. The week is divided into 3... more »


Spent time doing personal research for publication working with the ABFM, Robert Graham Center, Center for Primary Care Excellence, and Family Medicine for America’s Health.

Trauma-informed healthcare, accountable communities for health

During this elective, I learned about trauma-informed healthcare in pediatrics. I discussed the trauma screening initiatives at Roseland and Elsie Allen with Dr. Kieschnick, who leads the trauma-informed healthcare lecture series, and I gathered resources that we can use as healthcare providers to minimize the impacts of potentially-traumatic hospital... more »

The Future of Primary Care: Alternate Primary Care Delivery Models

My goal was to explore multiple organizations re-thinking all aspects of primary care delivery



During these to weeks I was able to focus on advocacy work, particularly surrounding criminal justice reform, immigrant rights, and health care. Some of these things were self-led, but I also had the opportunity to learn from leaders in our residency program (like Panna Loussi) and community (Comite Vida,... more »

Mentorship and Advocacy

I had a variety of experiences to promote mentorship and develop leadership. I presented at the STFM conference and used several half days to organize data and develop presentation. I went to a variety of high school classes to give lectures on fun medical topics as well as teach... more »

Climate health and psychiatry elective selective

Independent climate study and working on public relations materials. I also spent time reviewing psychiatry diagnosis and treatments. Lastly, I spent two days working at the Sutter lakeside ED.

Curriculum and Career Development

I built upon prior work in Multi-cultural STEM Curriculum Development for use at Roseland Elementary, Medical Students at UMiami Miller School of Medicine, and future career planning with mentors.

Grant Writing and curriculum development for FFFM

I spent time during my elective time working alongside Mariah and Musetta in writing a grant to obtain funds for our various pipeline programs. In addition, I worked on curriculum and organization for the upcoming FFFM cohort year.


Medical Education

Private session with junior resident to improve medical reasoning.