Tag: medical education

Olivia Veira Olivia Veira (1 Posts)

Contributing Writer

Emory University School of Medicine

Olivia is a medical student at Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia, Class of 2026. In 2017, she graduated from Brown University with a Bachelor of Arts in public health, then went on to complete a Master of Public Health at Johns Hopkins University. She enjoys making tea, hiking, and playing with her dog in her free time. After graduating medical school, Olivia would like to pursue a career that centers health justice. She'll figure out the specialty, eventually.

Navigating Cultural Sensitivities and Trust in Health Care: A Personal Encounter in Family Medicine

Skepticism of health care is widespread throughout some of these communities — rightly so due to historical mistreatment, discrimination and lack of representation along with cultural differences. This distrust may be further strengthened by a patient’s own personal experiences. I respected this wariness, but I had yet to witness it firsthand.

Shivatej Dubbaka Shivatej Dubbaka (1 Posts)

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University of Cincinnati College of Medicine

Shivatej Dubbaka is a medical student at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Class of 2026. In 2021, he graduated from the University of Texas at Dallas with a B.S. in Biology. Outside of school, he enjoys playing and watching soccer, watching movies and playing golf.