Tag: health disparities

Katherine Domenici Katherine Domenici (1 Posts)

Contributing Writer

UC Riverside School of Medicine


I was born and raised in Riverside County. I went to UC Davis for four years to obtain a degree in Microbiology. I'm a medical student at UCR's School of Medicine and I want to practice medicine in the Inland Empire when my training is complete.




Tackling Mental Health Care

We, as future health care providers, must recognize that patients affected by mental illnesses will need our support and advocacy. We must also understand that some patients might not have the time or financial stability to seek treatment or therapy. Regardless, we should explore other long-term treatment options and strive to make mental health care easily accessible nationally.

Abnormal is the New Normal

Given that we are in a profession that aims to prevent harm, treat ailments and promote healthy living, the concept of an ideal body seems to be embedded in our work. The problem with the idea of normalcy, however, is that it is an ill-defined and very subjective idea that varies among each individual.

Recency: A New Framework for Fairness and Inclusion in Portraiture at Academic Medical Centers and Beyond

As institutions of higher learning are becoming increasingly diverse, the portraiture that hangs in these institutions should reflect the bodies that inhabit their halls. Here, I argue that recency is particularly needed in academic medicine, and will propose some strategies for achieving it in our academic medical centers.

Kelley Yuan Kelley Yuan (1 Posts)

Contributing Writer

Sidney Kimmel Medical College


Kelley Yuan is a student at Sidney Kimmel Medical College in Philadelphia, PA. She closely follows new advancements in drug delivery and surgical practice.