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PGY 1

Sabrina Gard, MD, MPH
Sabrina is from Staten Island, and completed her undergraduate in Biomedical Sciences at CUNY, medical school at NYU, and an MPH at University of California, Berkley.  During college and medical school, she volunteered and interned at community health clinics in the Bronx, and served as a tutor and mentor to high school students. Her interest in public health led her to pursue her MPH, focusing on the health disparity in rates of HIV in Black MSM. She also worked on a community organizing project for environmental justice in West Oakland.
Stephanie Reiff, MD
Stephanie is originally from Illinois, and completed her undergraduate in Psychology at Amherst College, and medical school at Emory. Her undergraduate thesis focused on cognition and way-finding, and she contributed to a research project on wait times in the Mt. Sinai ER. During medical school, she worked in clinical research in orthopedics, helped to plan and execute a surgical trip to Haiti, and is currently finishing a research project on the ethical and emotional factors for medical students being involved with CPR in the hospital in order to contribute to curriculum in this area. 



PGY 2

Akash Goel, MD
While working for the William J. Clinton Foundation, Akash led the launch of India's national Second Line ARV drug program that currently provides life saving medication to thousands of individuals living with HIV/AIDS. Akash has also worked for The Boston Consulting Group, Rabin Martin, CNN's Medical News Unit, the New York City Department of Health, and Senator Kirsten Gillibrand. Akash is currently an MD Candidate at the University of Michigan and a graduate of Harvard College. His research interests are in population health, private sector engagement, pharma R&D strategy, and medical technology. Akash is a member of the New York Academy of Medicine and SHOPS' Private Sector Working Group.

Andrew Goldstein, MD, MPH
Andrew grew up in the Philadelphia area and attended Princeton University for college, Mount Sinai School of Medicine for his MD, and Harvard University as a Reynolds Fellow for his MPH. He is passionate about ecosystem approaches to social change, and is focused on healthcare delivery improvement, global health, and social entrepreneurship. His recent work has consisted of strategic planning and program development with the Millennium Villages, CRHP in Jamkhed, GHEC, Sana Mobile, and Tiyatien Health. Andrew is the founder of the Frontline Health Worker Network, which aims to help the community health worker sector with knowledge dissemination, networking, and collective action.

Daniel Henderson, MD, MPH
Dan is from Cheshire, CT, studied Biochemistry at Trinity College and medicine at the University of Connecticut. During medical school, he took a year off to serve as the AMSA Health Justice fellow in Washington, DC, and complete an MPH at Harvard in Health Policy and Management. His research interests are in quality and safety, access and the medical home, and health informatics.

Amanda Ramsdell, MD
Amanda is from Washington, DC, studied Chemistry at Columbia Univeristy, and is finishing her MD at Columbia. Prior to medical school, Amanda served as a high school science teacher in Kenya in the Peace Coprs. In medical school, Amanda has been a leader of the COSMO student clinic and is interested in curriculum development.

Kelly Schoenbeck, MD
Kelly is from Portland, OR, and studied psychology and political science at Washington Univeristy, and Medicine at Oregon Health and Science. Prior to medical school she worked in research involving PDA reminders for weight loss in veterans. During medical school she worked with the student free clinic, led an interest group in geriatrics and palliative care, and continue research in electronic reminders for chronic health conditions.
Rahul Vanjani, MD, MSc
Rahul is originally from Virginia and studied economics and biology at McGill University and then George Washington University. He completed his MSc in Immunology at the University of Oxford and his MD at George Washington University. As a medical student, he served as co-founder and co-director of the student-run clinic, investigated the determinants of non-adherence among HIV-positive District residents and developed an interest in promoting sustainable, interdisciplinary development in underserved areas. 

Amanda Westlake, MD
Amanda grew up in Rhode Island and studied English and French at Wesleyan University.  After college, Amanda worked for the NYC Department of Housing, advocating for low-income tenants at risk of eviction and later as a case manager at Boston Healthcare for the Homeless.  She completed the post-baccalaureate premedical program at Goucher College before returning home for medical school at Brown University where she cultivated a passion for health literacy and geriatrics.

 

PGY 3

Laura Frado, MD
Laura is originally from Massachusetts, studied Biology at Boston College, and completed medical school at SUNY Downstate. During college, Laura conducted research in neurosurgical oncology and in angiography with a TIMI research study. During medical school, Laura volunteered and served as a directing clinical officer of the Brooklyn Free Clinic, volunteered in Tijuana, and conducted research on the use of ultrasound for the FAST exam.

Kellie Hawkins, MD
Kellie is originally from Colorado and studied Biology at Boston College, where she volunteered at an HIV residence and conducted molecular biology research on the immune response to HIV. She completed her MD and MPH at New York Medical College, volunteered at a free clinic in East Harlem and in Guatemala, and organized lectures and curriculum on health reform, prevention, and community medicine.

Edward Lee, MD, MPH
Edward is originally from Korea, but grew up in Los Angeles and studied Biology at Stanford University. He completed his MD at UCLA and his MPH in Health Policy and Management from Harvard University. Edward served as Board Chairman of a free medical clinic in Los Angeles and oversaw its expansion and electronic medical record implementation. His MPH thesis is on the barriers to health care in low-income, indigent communities.

Bryan McColgan, MD
Bryan is originally from Massachusetts.  He received his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons and his bachelors in biological sciences from Stanford University.  A former United States Fulbright Fellow in Zimbabwe, he has also interned for the World Health Organization in Geneva and the medical unit of the CBS Evening News with Katie Couric.  He is most passionate about LGBT health, global health, and the combination of medicine and media.

 

 


 

 

 

 

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