Category: Categorical PGY-1

Saira Khan, MD (she/her)

Khan Saira

Saira was born and raised on Long Island, New York. She moved to Philadelphia, PA to attend Drexel University, where she majored in Biological Sciences. While there, she discovered a passion for advocacy work and created two volunteer programs focused on offering support and mentorship to children and adolescents facing housing insecurity at local shelters. …

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Emily Davis, MD, M.Ed (she/her)

Davis Emily

Emily is from Boca Raton, Florida and attended Brown University, where she majored in Education Studies as an undergraduate and earned her medical degree. Emily is passionate about the intersection of health and education, as well as early childhood literacy and social-emotional learning, having taught kindergarten and second grade for several years. She aspires to …

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Shamara Battle, MD (she/her)

Battle Shamara

Shamara (she/her) was born in Frankfurt, Germany. After enjoying her early childhood in Honolulu, Hawaii, she and her family relocated to rural south Georgia. Eventually, she ventured to the “big city” aka Atlanta to complete her undergraduate studies at Emory University where she majored in Anthropology & Human Biology with a minor in Korean. Due to …

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Marika Bann, MD (she/her)

Bann Psyhojos Marika

Marika is a triplet, born and raised in Lexington, MA. She graduated from Wellesley College where she studied English and economics. Throughout college, Marika enjoyed volunteering in pediatric inpatient units in Boston. After college, Marika attended MIT where she met her husband and graduated with a Master’s degree in Technology & Policy. In the years before …

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