My passion for family medicine has evolved over many years, having been exposed to the inequities in care around the world. My father worked for a global aid organization, so I traveled to several countries and witnessed these issues first-hand. This also became more apparent while I was in medical school at Loma Linda University, California, as I saw how social determinants of health play a significant role in the lives and care of patients.
Therefore, I have a very strong interest in global medicine, health education, and becoming a leader and change-maker to bring about meaningful transformation to the healthcare system.
I enjoy spending time with my family, reading modern and classic literature. I also love to spend time in the outdoors hiking, camping and traveling. Having been born in Seattle, I’m happy to be back for my residency at Valley Family Medicine.