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Kim Sue is currently a resident in the Internal Medicine-Primary Care program at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. She graduated from Harvard Medical School's Social Science MD-PhD Track (PhD, 2014, MD 2015) with a PhD is in sociocultural (medical) anthropology, with primary advisor Arthur Kleinman and committee including Byron Good, Mary-Jo Good and Philippe Bourgois. She studied the intersection of US prison systems, addiction policy, mental health and drug treatment. Dr. Sue’s ethnographic research is based in Massachusetts at the state women's prison, a Boston jail, and a community-based suboxone treatment program, following the experiences and treatment of women addicted to heroin through the prison and jail systems and back home or onto the streets. Dr. Sue plans to integrate her ethnographic and clinical interests by providing primary care for people leaving prison and/or dealing with addiction. She maintains a clinical interest in addiction and sees patients at the Charlestown HealthCare Center at MGH and at the Nashua Street Jail with the Crimson Care Collaborative at Harvard Medical School.
Dr. Amy Sheer is a second year Internal Medicine resident at the University of Florida, where she also attended medical school. She is originally from Long Island, New York and knew from a young age she wanted to go into a medical field. She completed a degree in Molecular Biology and Microbiology at the University of Central Florida. Prior to medical school she completed a two year fellowship at the National Institutes of Health and a M.P.H. at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. It is while earning her MPH her passion for primary care and lifestyle medicine was ignited. She has spent time at innovative primary care practices across the country and at the CDC involved in population based diabetes research. She is currently the first Primary Care Track IM resident at the University of Florida. After residency she hopes to incorporate her interests in chronic disease prevention and research to make positive lifestyle changes on an individual patient level. In her spare time she enjoys participating in races, cross-training, traveling, and spending time with her fiance, David, and animal babies, Tank, Brie and Cooper.