Christopher Calkins (PGY-1) comes to us after receiving his MD from the Stanford University School of Medicine. At Stanford, Chris completed a scholarly concentration in health services and policy research with application in quality improvement. He was also deeply engaged in mentoring and education, serving as a Teaching Assistant for several medical school courses, working as president of Stanford Primary Care Progress, and volunteering for educational outreach programs for Bay Area High School and pre-med students. Before medical school, Chris spent two years working as a research assistant at the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI), where he investigated medication safety and de-prescribing in older adults, national quality strategy development, and fostering joy in work. Chris received a BA in Government from Dartmouth College, where he competed for four years as a varsity athlete on the men’s lightweight rowing team.
Atrius Health Practice Site: Cambridge
Atrius Health Preceptor: Bob Atkind, MD