Raphaela “Raphae” Posner, MD (she/her)
Raphaela (she/her) was born and raised in Denver, Colorado. She attended Brown University through the Program in Liberal Medical Education (PLME) and received her B.A. in English with a focus on nonfiction writing. During her undergraduate studies she was involved with student theater and peer mentorship endeavors throughout campus. Before returning to Brown for medical school Raphaela spent time in Brooklyn, NY as a nanny. She then moved to San Francisco to help build a speakeasy magic theater. Raphaela received her M.D. from Brown University with a scholarly concentration in Medical humanities & Ethics where she was selected for the Gold Humanism Honors Society and the 2023 recipient of the Christopher Benedick Child Psychiatry Award. Raphaela has been involved with sexual health education initiatives, medical storytelling podcasts, and implementing reflective practice in the medical school curriculum. As a triple board resident she hopes to grow as a physician and work to integrate mental health care into everyday primary care for kids and teens. She is very passionate about medical education and hopes to become a clinician-educator. Outside of the hospital you can find her sewing, knitting, gardening, dreaming about dogs, or eating ice cream.