Category: PC-HVMA

Jonathan Fried

Jonathan Fried joins us after receiving his MD from Harvard Medical School, and a Master of Public Policy from the Harvard Kennedy school of Government. At Harvard, Jonathan ran voter registration drives as vice president of HMS Citizen Physicians and served on the Harvard Center for Primary Care Student Leadership Committee. Jonathan has done research on the financial implications of primary care-based buprenorphine prescribing, assisted a health insurer create new payment models, and developed a quality measurement strategy for the Pennsylvania Rural Health Model. Before medical school, Jonathan worked at the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, where he supported the Comprehensive Primary Care Initiative, a national effort to transform primary care. Jonathan completed his undergraduate degree at the University of Pennsylvania, where he received a BA in Political Science, and served as a Congressional Intern in the U.S. House of Representatives.
Atrius Health Practice Site: Kenmore
Atrius Health Preceptors: Sarah Post, MD and Kyle Morawski, MD

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Delia Shen

Delia Shen comes to us after receiving her MD from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, where she was elected to the Gold Humanism Honor Society. Throughout medical school, Delia volunteered at Einstein’s student-run free clinic, ultimately overseeing 300 students there, and spearheaded initiatives to improve care for uninsured and undocumented people in the greater New York City region. She has also done global health work in Uganda, improving diabetic outcomes in a rural clinic there, and was selected twice to represent Einstein on a six-person team to the International Emory Global Health Case Competition. Before medical school, Delia spent a year doing qualitative research on behavioral health access as a Coro Fellow in Public Affairs, a competitive national leadership development program. Delia graduated from Washington University in St. Louis with a BA in Biochemistry and Healthcare Management
Atrius Health Practice Site: Wellesley
Atrius Health Preceptors: Nadaa Ali, MD and Mary Barker, MD

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Nathan Petrou

Nathan Petrou comes to us after receiving his MD from the University of Massachusetts Medical School. During medical school, Nathan focused his extracurricular time on advocacy for vulnerable populations with extensive volunteer and leadership work at the Worcester Free Clinic Program, by caring for chronically ill children, and completing research on models of HIV care. Nathan has completed basic science research in cardiovascular medicine, contributed to a clinical trial analyzing the impact of a Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) program on physiologic parameters in subjects with an ischemic cardiomyopathy, and contributed to a guide on severe snake envenomation in The Rational Clinical Examination Education Guides. Nathan graduated magna cum laude with distinction from Kenyon College, with a BA in Molecular Biology.
Atrius Health Practice Site: Wellesley
Atrius Health Preceptors: John Whyman, MD and Ida Gorenburg, MD

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Khin-Kyemon Aung

Khin-Kyemon Aung joined us after receiving her MD from Harvard Medical School and her MBA from Harvard Business School. For the past 5 years, Khin served as Managing Editor of Healthcare: The Journal of Delivery Science and Innovation and played a pivotal role in growing the national research publication to its current form. Khin’s current research focuses on innovative approaches by health systems to address social determinants of health and non-medical needs of patients. She has completed internships at both Iora Health, a multi-state primary care organization; and CareMore Health, an integrated payer-provider system that cares for Medicare Advantage and Medicaid patients. Before medical school, Khin spent a year as a Fellow at the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation, where she helped design and implement new payment and delivery models for vulnerable populations. Outside of research, Khin has dedicated herself to mentorship and advising, serving as a residential premedical adviser to Harvard College students. Khin graduated from Harvard College, with a BA in Human Evolutionary Biology and Global Health and Health Policy.
Atrius Health Practice Site: Copley
Atrius Health Preceptors: Moira Cunningham, MD and Francine Monahan, MD

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Kelly Schuering

Kelly Schuering joined us after receiving her MD from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, where she received the Canby Robinson Society Merit Scholarship and was elected to the Gold Humanism Honor Society. Kelly volunteered for the duration of her education at the student run clinic, leading medical student efforts to advance social mission and health equity at Vanderbilt. During her final year there, she served as Director of Social Work, coordinating all aspects of care for patients, and leading a team of eight. During medical school, she was selected as one of 14 students nationwide to serve as a fellow in the Fellowships at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics program, from which she received a Certificate in Biomedical Ethics. Before medical school, Kelly completed research in India, founded a secondary school scholarship program in Kenya, and served as a volunteer client advocate in Denver, connecting low income elders with community resources. Kelly graduated magna cum laude from Duke University, where she received her B.A. in Public Policy and Global Health.
Atrius Health Practice Site: Somerville
Atrius Health Preceptor: Elisa Choi, MD

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Daniel Nelson

Daniel Nelson came to us after receiving his MD from the University of Michigan Medical School, and a Masters in Public Policy from Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government. At the University of Michigan, Daniel received the Charles and Phyllis Lowe Merit Scholarship and was elected to AOA and the Gold Humanism Honor Society. During medical school, Daniel served as President of MedStart, coordinating volunteer groups dedicated to child health promotion and free healthcare for underserved populations. Daniel serves as the primary policy advisor and healthcare outreach director for Reclaim Idaho, aiming to expand Medicaid coverage to 60,000 Idahoans. Daniel has published extensively on his research including econometric evaluation of the outcomes of healthy behavior incentive programs within Medicaid expansion states; analysis of trends in prior Medicaid reforms; and state level associations between maternal mortality rates and medical and social determinants of health. Daniel graduated summa cum laude from Brigham Young University, where he received a B.S. in Microbiology.
Atrius Health Practice Site: Watertown
Atrius Health Preceptor: Ehsan Azimi. MD

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Alison Holliday

Alison Holliday joined us after receiving her MD from Harvard Medical School and a Masters in Public Health from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. At Harvard, she received the Roland Jackson Scholarship Award for Medical Education and served as a Foster Scholar in Health, Advocacy, Media and Policy. During medical school, Alison undertook research which assessed leadership and teamwork training to develop a curriculum in leadership, and performed quantitative and qualitative research on Imposter Phenomenon among medical students. Before medical school, Alison worked for three years as Project Manager at Partners HealthCare in the Patient Safety and Quality, Safety and Value Departments, leading a team to improve transitions of care across 11 hospitals and ambulatory settings. Alison graduated from Stanford University, where she received a B.A. in Human Biology.
Atrius Health Practice Site: Braintree
Atrius Health Preceptor: Holly Thomas, MD and Ross Reel, MD

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Alexander Chaitoff

Alexander Chaitoff came to us after receiving his MD from the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine, where he received the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine Merit Scholarship, a Truman Scholarship and a Marshall Scholarship, earning a Master’s in Public health from the University of Sheffield, U.K. During all four years of medical school, Alex undertook research at the Center for Value-Based Care at the Cleveland Clinic, assessing areas of healthcare delivery including racial disparities, patient preferences, patient satisfaction, and physician empathy, funded – in part – by a Doris Duke Charitable Foundation grant. Before medical school, Alex co-founded the Pure Water Access project, a 501c3 nonprofit that partners with small organizations to assist them with clean water plans by providing student-led-data analysis and outcome assessment support. He also co-founded “Project Youthpact,” an eBook for young people in public service. Alex graduated summa cum laude from The Ohio State University, with a B.A. in Political Science and a B.S. in Microbiology.
Atrius Health Practice Site: Braintree
Atrius Health Preceptor: Christopher Teitleman, MD and Scott Souther, MD

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Allison Vise

Allison Vise earned her MD from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. During her third year of medical school, she was chosen to be a member of InterACT, a selective, longitudinal, ambulatory care-focused clerkship. She also served as the leader of a student group that trains medical students to be doulas for women undergoing pregnancy terminations. And, she was a primary care provider, Spanish to English interpreter, and leader of all medical student education for EHHOP, the East Harlem Health Outreach Partnership, Mount Sinai’s free, student-run clinic. She was awarded by the medical school for her work partnering with chronically ill children and their families, and she presented nationally on research she conducted studying risk factors for poor maternal functional status in the early post-partum period among a cohort of low-income women in East Harlem. Prior to attending Mount Sinai, she earned a BA from Princeton University, where she majored in Anthropology, and earned minors in African-American Studies and Global Health and Health Policy. For her Princeton senior thesis, she studied norms surrounding sexual and reproductive healthcare provision in the US, and conducted ethnographic research at a reproductive health clinic in Washington, DC, where she also served as a Spanish to English interpreter. Prior to medical school, Allison spent time volunteering in rural healthcare centers in Bolivia, and she conducted research with the NYC Department of Health, co-authoring two papers examining mental healthcare provision for Rikers Island inmates, both of which were published in the American Journal of Public Health.
Atrius Health Practice Site: Cambridge
Atrius Health Preceptor: Leann Canty, MD and Rashika Mathews, MD

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Sunny Kung

Sunny Kung joined us from the University of Chicago Division of the Biological Sciences where she will receive her MD from the Pritzker School of Medicine. Sunny was a Telluride Scholar at The Academy of Emerging Leaders in Patient Safety and was one of 5 students at Pritzker to serve as a Bucksbaum Institute Student Scholar. She co-founded and served as executive board member at a student run clinic for Asian Immigrants. Sunny served in the Office of Student Representatives at the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) as the central regional delegate to the National Committee on Community and Diversity. In college at UC Berkeley, Sunny received a BS in bioengineering and was elected to Tau Beta Pi, and Sigma Xi Scientific Research Society.
Atrius Health Practice Site: Cambridge
Atrius Health Preceptor: Sabrina Selim, MD

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