2016 Fall Fellows Yearbook
enjoy living in the city, and are active members of several community service and human rights organizations, including Jewish Voice for Peace and Horton's Kids.
underrepresented minorities. Following residency, she hopes to pursue a career at the intersection of medicine, public health and business.
Yodit Beru George Washington, Medical Student
Meghana Bhatta George Washington IM - Primary Care
Charlie Cardenas UCLA Family Medicine
Yodit Beru is a fourth year medical student at the George Washington University School of Medicine & Health Sciences. Before beginning medical school, she obtained her MPH in Health Management and Policy from the University of Michigan School of Public Health and worked for various medical societies to implement quality improvement and educational disparities, adult immunization and diabetes management. She has continued her commitment to public health, primary care and health policy during medical school; as an Aetna/National Medical Fellowships Primary Care Fellow, she received learned about primary care access and health information technology-related issues and worked for the American Telemedicine Association to identify medical conditions programs for healthcare providers around health
I was born and raised in Los Angeles, CA. I completed my undergraduate studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara, where I majored in Microbiology. Not yet having the commitment I felt necessary to enter medicine at that time, I began work as a forensic scientist after graduation, a career I spent the next 6 or so years in until I decided a change was in order. I was fortunate enough to have the opportunity to earn a Master’s degree in Education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. It was there that I was able to put things together and solidify my commitment to medicine. I attended medical school at UC San Francisco, where I also fell in love with the city. However, I decided to head back to LA to be near my family, where I am now completing my residency in Family Medicine at UCLA. I have strong interests in mentorship
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