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Jessica G.Y. Luc, MD | PGY-1 Cardiac Surgery Resident | Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, University of British Columbia | https://twitter.com/JessicaLuc1
Falen Fernandes is from Toronto, Canada. She received an Honours Bachelor of Sciences Degree at the University of Toronto, before crossing over the ocean to pursue her medical studies at the University of Limerick in Ireland. Falen is currently a Neurology resident at the Memorial University of Newfoundland in Canada.
Emilie Mitten is a third-year resident in Internal Medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts. She is interested in gastroenterology, nutrition, metabolism, and obesity medicine.
Emilie graduated from Wellesley College in 2010. Over the next two years, she pursued clinical research on obesity and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. She then started at Harvard Medical School in 2012 and graduated in 2016. In medical school, her research focused on the investigation of metabolic dysfunction in patients with HIV infection at Massachusetts General Hospital.
Emilie then started residency in Internal Medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital in 2016. Her research interests in residency have included small intestinal bowel overgrowth (SIBO) and inflamatory bowel disease (IBD) as well as quality improvement related to diagnostic colonoscopy. She is applying for fellowship in Gastroenterology and hopes pursue a career in academic medicine.
Rebeca Ortiz Worthington graduated medical school at the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine in 2017, where she is now a second year resident in internal medicine. Her research and clinical interests are in quality and safety, women’s health, and access to care for the medically underserved. Prior to medical school she worked in hospital strategy and operations consulting, as well as running a Phase 1 clinical trial for a novel local anesthetic. She graduated from Stanford University in 2009 with a major in Human Biology.
I am a hospitalist at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, PA. I am also a medical liaison at Jefferson's Digital Innovation and Consumer Experience (DICE) group that is focused on bridging the gap between clinical medicine and innovation.C I have a strong interest in innovation and leadership in the field of medicine. In the pursuit of these interests, I have held multiple leadership positions such as President of Jefferson's Student Council and CEO of the Community of Health & Innovation Professionals (CHiP) to name a couple, where the sole mission was to revolutionize the medical field for both physicians and their patients. Other interests include being captain of Jefferson's flag football team, Wing Chun kung fu, cooking, and playing bass guitar in a local band. Very interested in networking with anyone who would like to help foster and develop ideas or projects for a better tomorrow, whether that be innovating inside the field of medicine or the individuals affected by it.