• Sarah Heady Anasco

    The Future of Family Medicine Starts Here

    The Future of Family Medicine Starts Here

    The Future of Family Medicine Starts Here

    Sarah Heady Anasco

    Sarah Heady Anasco

    2022 Pisacano Scholar

    2022 Pisacano Scholar

    Sarah Heady Anasco, a 2022 Pisacano Scholar, is a 4th-year medical student at Baylor College of Medicine (BCM). Originally from Wichita, Kansas, she graduated summa cum laude from Baylor University with a Bachelor of Arts in University Scholars. This holistic education focused on growth in READ MORE

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  • Naomi Tweyo Nkinsi

    The Future of Family Medicine Starts Here

    The Future of Family Medicine Starts Here

    The Future of Family Medicine Starts Here

    Naomi Tweyo Nkinsi

    Naomi Tweyo Nkinsi

    2022 Pisacano Scholar

    2022 Pisacano Scholar

    Naomi Tweyo Nkinsi, a 2022 Pisacano Scholar, is a 4th-year medical student at the University of Washington School of Medicine. She graduated from the University of Washington with double majors in Cellular, Molecular, and Developmental Biology, and in Public Health. Naomi earned her Master’s in READ MORE

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  • Alexandra Greenberg

    The Future of Family Medicine Starts Here

    The Future of Family Medicine Starts Here

    The Future of Family Medicine Starts Here

    Alexandra Greenberg

    Alexandra Greenberg

    2022 Pisacano Scholar

    2022 Pisacano Scholar

    Alexandra Greenberg, a 2022 Pisacano Scholar, is a 4th-year medical student at SUNY Downstate College of Medicine in Brooklyn. Originally from New York City, Alexandra left the state to attend Johns Hopkins University (JHU), graduating with a Bachelor of Arts in Public Health. She continued READ MORE

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  • Jessica Cerdeña

    The Future of Family Medicine Starts Here

    The Future of Family Medicine Starts Here

    The Future of Family Medicine Starts Here

    Jessica Cerdeña

    Jessica Cerdeña

    2022 Pisacano Scholar

    2022 Pisacano Scholar

    Jessica Cerdeña, a 2022 Pisacano Scholar, is a 4th-year medical student at Yale School of Medicine. She received her PhD in Medical Anthropology from Yale University as part of the Medical Scientist Training Program at Yale School of Medicine. Raised with tough love in the READ MORE

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  • Jiyun Chang

    The Future of Family Medicine Starts Here

    The Future of Family Medicine Starts Here

    The Future of Family Medicine Starts Here

    Jiyun Chang

    Jiyun Chang

    2022 Pisacano Scholar

    2022 Pisacano Scholar

    Jiyun Chang, a 2022 Pisacano Scholar, is a 4th year medical student and 2nd year business student at University of North Carolina (UNC). Originally from Christiansburg, Virginia, Jiyun graduated from Harvard College with a degree in Human Developmental and Regenerative Biology. At Harvard, Jiyun was READ MORE

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  • Thomas Marcroft

    The Future of Family Medicine Starts Here

    The Future of Family Medicine Starts Here

    The Future of Family Medicine Starts Here

    Thomas Marcroft

    Thomas Marcroft

    2022 Pisacano Scholar

    2022 Pisacano Scholar

    Thomas Marcroft, a 2022 Pisacano Scholar, is a 4th-year medical student at the University of Minnesota (UMN) Medical School. He graduated from Minneapolis College with an Associate of Science in Addiction Counseling and from Metropolitan State University with a Bachelor of Science in Drug and READ MORE

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  • Rebecca Wolinsky

    The Future of Family Medicine Starts Here

    The Future of Family Medicine Starts Here

    The Future of Family Medicine Starts Here

    Rebecca Wolinsky

    Rebecca Wolinsky

    2022 Pisacano Scholar

    2022 Pisacano Scholar

    Rebecca Wolinsky, a 2022 Pisacano Scholar, is a 4th-year medical student at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM). Originally from Houston, Texas, Rebecca attended Brown University and graduated with a B.A. in Africana Studies and Community Health. She graduated with the Department of Africana Studies READ MORE

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  • Jaleh Najmi

    The Future of Family Medicine Starts Here

    The Future of Family Medicine Starts Here

    The Future of Family Medicine Starts Here

    Jaleh Najmi

    Jaleh Najmi

    2022 Pisacano Scholar

    2022 Pisacano Scholar

    Jaleh Najmi, a 2022 Pisacano Scholar, is currently a 5th-year medical student at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. She graduated from the University of California, Berkeley (UC Berkeley) with a Bachelor of Arts in Public Health. At UC Berkeley, READ MORE

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  • Savannah Lusk

    The Future of Family Medicine Starts Here

    The Future of Family Medicine Starts Here

    The Future of Family Medicine Starts Here

    Savannah Lusk

    Savannah Lusk

    2022 Pisacano Scholar

    2022 Pisacano Scholar

    Savannah Lusk, a 2022 Pisacano Scholar, is a 4th-year medical student at West Virginia University (WVU) where she also completed her undergraduate degree in Exercise Physiology. She has accepted an early family medicine residency position at WVU Morgantown campus through WVU’s accelerated track program. As READ MORE

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  • Rebecca Chen

    The Future of Family Medicine Starts Here

    The Future of Family Medicine Starts Here

    The Future of Family Medicine Starts Here

    Rebecca Chen

    Rebecca Chen

    2022 Pisacano Scholar

    2022 Pisacano Scholar

    Rebecca Chen, a 2022 Pisacano Scholar, is a 4th-year medical student at Baylor College of Medicine (BCM). She graduated from Rice University with a Bachelor of Arts in English and minors in Sociology, Medical Humanities, and Biochemistry & Cell Biology. At Baylor, she is on READ MORE

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“Family practice is the keystone specialty in American medicine. We will do everything in our power to preserve, enhance, and improve it.”

“Family practice is the keystone specialty in American medicine. We will do everything in our power to preserve, enhance, and improve it.”

Nicholas Pisacano, MD

Nicholas Pisacano, MD