PLUS Trainee

 

UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland PLUS Participants:

We are thrilled to have 3 residents from UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland participating in PLUS. These residents complete their residency training through BCHO, and spend the PLUS focused weeks learning the PLUS curriculum. They participate in a community based project with Oakland based partners, and are mentored by BCHO Faculty Advisors Gena Lewis & Diane Halberg. This year, the new participating BCHO residents are Payal Desai, Amrit Dosanjh, and ALexis Fogel . Returning for their second year are Angel Alvarez, Annie Kaplan, and Sabrina Darwiche.

Current Trainees PGY-1, PGY-2, PGY-3

PGY-1

Sarah Bourne
Hometown: Lancaster, PA
Undergraduate: Dartmouth College
Medical School: The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Other Education/Training: Multiple Subjects Teaching Credential
Interests: reproductive justice, sexual and gender minority health, medical education, school-based health, educational equity, ACEs and resiliency, social determinants of health, advocacy, mental health, foster youth health, incarceration and health, anti-racism work
Personal: I enjoy all types of outdoor activities (running, biking, hiking, camping, climbing, skiing, playing sports), live music, watching Bay Area sports, cooking, improv comedy, exploring new places and trying new things!

Radhika Rajan
Hometown: Queens, NY
Undergraduate: Brown University
Medical School: Brown University
Other Education/Training: n/a
Interests: queer and transgender health, structural competency in medical education, restorative justice and healing, immigrant health, reproductive justice, narrative medicine.
Personal: yoga, vegan baking and cooking (and eating!), reading, writing, exploring new cities

Morgan Kelly
Hometown: San Francisco, CA
Undergraduate: Harvard University
Medical School: University of California San Francisco
Other Education/Training: Master of Public Health, University of Virginia
Interests: Legislative advocacy, childhood education, housing/ homelessness
Personal: I love long-distance running and often commute to different places in the city by foot. I enjoy racing the Grey shuttle from Parnassus to Mission Bay and have yet to lose. I also love the ocean and sharing fun facts about marine mammals. My mother was a social worker at SFGH for 22 years, and my maternal grandmother worked as a licensed vocational nurse at SFGH before her - I'm thrilled to be the third generation of women in my family to serve at the General!

Tiana Woolridge
Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
Undergraduate: Princeton University
Medical School: University of California San Francisco
Other Education/Training: Harvard University (MPH)
Interests: Increasing access to mental health services & promoting mental wellness in communities of color; shaping healthy school environments
Personal: I was a Zumba instructor in college!

Wilson Mourad
Hometown: Miami, FL
Undergraduate: New York University
Medical School: Florida International University Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine
Other Education/Training: Columbia University, Master of Science in Human Nutrition
Interests: Nutrition and Relationship with Food LGBTQIA+ Health and Wellbeing
Personal: Group Fitness Classes, Indoor Cycling/Spinning, Traveling, Cooking

PGY-2

Omar Salman
Hometown: West Bank, Palestine
Undergraduate: Vanderbilt University
Medical school: Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine
Other Education/Training: Certificate: Research in Translational Medicine, Virginia Tech
Interests: sexual and gender minority health, immigrant health, diversifying the physician workforce, biotechnology/engineering approaches to improving health
Personal: vegan cooking/baking, long distance running, watching/performing in drag, coding, parenting my houseplants

Raechelle G. Ocampo
Hometown: Daly City, CA
Undergraduate: University of California, San Diego
Medical school: Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine
Other Education/Training: MS in Physiology, Georgetown University
Interests: Adverse childhood experiences (ACEs), trauma-informed care, resilience promotion, preventing child abuse and neglect, child welfare, reducing asthma disparities, mental health, Filipinx-American health, medical education
Personal: My favorite thing to do is root for the 49ers, Warriors, and SF Giants! I also love to chase sunrises and sunsets, do Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, explore nature's beauty, learn languages that benefit my patients, play fantasy football, play sports, replicate restaurant dishes, try new breweries, and watch spoken word. Fun fact: I was born at UCSF!

Santiago Rozo
Hometown: Bogota, Colombia
Undergraduate: University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Medical school: University of Nebraska Medical Center
Other Education/Training: Master's in Public Health at the University of Nebraska Medical Center
Interests: Health disparities Minority and immigrant health
Personal: Salsa/Latin dancing Cooking Hiking

Denise Powell
Hometown: Pearl, Mississippi
Undergraduate: Loyola University New Orleans
Medical school: University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC)
Other Education/Training: N/A
Interests: Encouraging healthcare access among homeless populations, Mobile clinics, Health literacy, Diminishing health disparities
Personal: Music, dancing, running, swimming, basketball, traveling

Katherine Minaya
Hometown: New York, NY
Undergraduate: University of Chicago
Medical school: The Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell
Other Education/Training: Masters of Teaching from Fordham University Graduate School of Education
Interests: Racial inequality, Adolescent health, Reproductive health, Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs), Social determinants of health, School-based healthcare, Legislative advocacy, Childhood obesity
Personal: Playing Catan, drinking wine, traveling, trying new foods, reading, Interior decorating/DIY crafting, shoe collecting
PGY-3

Daniela Brissett
Hometown: East Palo Alto/Rewood City, California
Undergraduate: UC Berkeley
Medical school: UCSF
Other Education/Training: PRIME-US, Transdisciplinary Immersion in Global Health Research and Education (TIGRE) Fellowship, Clinton Global Initiative University Fellowship
Interests: Racial inequality, Adolescent Health, Reproductive Health, Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs), Peer Health Education, Global Health Research, School-based health care, High School Outreach (Pipeline Programs), Food Insecurity
Personal: Working with Roatan Peer Health Exchange and Bay Area youth programs; Love live music (especially outdoors), basking in sunshine, getting lost in a good book or collection of essays, pottery, board games, kayaking, discovering new trails, spending time with family, and exploring near and far places with my partner.

Daniel Woolridge
Hometown: Washington, DC
Undergraduate: Brown University
Medical school: UC San Diego School of Medicine
Other Education/Training: MPH, UC Berkeley School of Public Health MS in Physiology and Biophysics/Complementary and Alternative Medicine, Georgetown University
Interests: Legislative Advocacy Civic Engagement at the Community Level (particularly among adolescents), Mental Health of minority male youth (e.g. positive identity formation, effect of stigma on identity formation), Diversity among the healthcare workforce, Educational Equity, Public Health Research
Personal: Reading Comic Books/Mangas (I studied Japanese throughout college and still enjoy practicing my language skills). I love coffee and espresso, and also really really appreciate the variety of beer out there (Love brewery tours!), Hiking, Weight-lifting, Running. I am a foodie!

Livy Low
Hometown: Oakland, CA
Undergraduate: Barnard College
Medical school: Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Other Education/Training: n/a
Interests: queer and transgender health, structural racism, intersectional feminism, family-centered care, social justice in medical education, child welfare policy, maternal-child health for families of color, global health, radical healing and resilience
Personal: photography, the arts, reading, writing, poetry