Fall 2019 Fellows Yearbook

Fall 2019 Fellows

Daniel Beatty Daniel Beatty is in his third year of internal medicine training at the George Washington University Hospital. He plans to continue to practice a wide breadth of medicine and serve patients with unique backgrounds by becoming a hospitalist. As a soon to be independently practicing physician, he’s quickly realized the importance of health policy initiatives and how they are the foundation to providing quality care for all patients. Sheena Chen Sheena Chen is a general surgery resident at GW currently in the middle of her two-year research period. Her main work is conducting clinical and basic science research at Washington DC VA Medical Center and GW Biomedical Engineering Department. She studied medicine at UT Southwestern Medical School and biomedical engineering at Cornell University. After three years of residency, Sheena believes physicians need to be more engaged in healthcare policy to help solve the current Caitlin Davis Caitlin Davis is a fourth year medical student at GW, working toward a Health Policy track concentration. She entered medical school with a Master's degree in Economics, a background in health policy research and evaluation, and a strong interest in health systems improvement. She plans to continue this work after graduating as she pursues postgraduate medical training in Psychiatry. Marisa Dowling Marisa is currently the GW Health Policy Fellow for the Class of 2021. She went to Duke University for medical school and completed her Emergency Medicine residency at the University of Maryland in June 2019. Marisa also has a Master in Public Policy degree from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. Before medical school, she worked in DC for two years at health policy think tanks, studying delivery system reforms and financing. Marisa is originally from Corpus Christi, Texas.

US healthcare crisis. She attended the Leadership and Advocacy Summit by the American College of Surgeons in March of 2019 and lobbied on Capitol Hill to push for healthcare policy changes. She started working and shadowing part-time at the ACS PAC office intending to aid in ACS policy work and create her own projects.

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