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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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, [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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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