I strive to advocate for equitable treatment of people encountering structural oppression due to their race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, documentation status, language background, or ability.
Systemic Disease is an online community aimed to raise awareness about implicit bias in medicine. Medical community members may submit narratives about their experiences with bias in medicine and access resources to counteract bias both personally and within their institutions.
Yale Student National Medical Association / Latino Medical Student Association
As SNMA/LMSA Co-President, I coordinated service and social justice events in support of communities of color both at Yale School of Medicine and in the city of New Haven. Our chapter hosted the 2015 SNMA Region VII Conference, which took place at YSM on Saturday, October 17th 2015.
New Haven Health & Wellness Block Party – May 9, 2015
I led the planning of a community health fair in the Dixwell neighborhood of New Haven, at which roughly 150 community members received free health screenings and social services.
Yale White Coats 4 Black Lives Die-in – December 10, 2014
Partnering with student leaders dozens of medical schools across the U.S., I led the 70 students, faculty, and staff that participated in the Yale School of Medicine White Coats 4 Black Lives die-in.
Yale Medical students protest with “die-in”, WTNH News 8
Yale medical students hold ‘die-in’ to protest race, gender discrimination, New Haven Register
Yale Medical School students don white coats for die-in demonstration, YaleNews
Wearing lab coats, medical students “die-in”, Yale Daily News