Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine (Clinician Educator)
Preceptors' preparedness to teach about substance and opioid use disorder: a qualitative study BMC Med Educ. 2022 Dec 14; 22(1):867. . View in PubMed
Challenges of caring for homeless patients with inflammatory arthritis: 12-month follow-up observations and identification of certain barriers to care Clin Rheumatol. 2022 Jun; 41(6):1653-1657. . View in PubMed
Addressing the Opioid Crisis: Medication-Assisted Therapy Waiver Training for Students J Physician Assist Educ. 2022 Jun 01; 33(2):122-126. . View in PubMed
Exploring Social Determinants of Health Through Community Documentary-Making J Physician Assist Educ. 2021 Jun 01; 32(2):123-126. . View in PubMed
Inclusion of the homeless in health equity curricula: a needs assessment study Med Educ Online. 2020 Dec; 25(1):1777061. . View in PubMed
Early Exposure to Underserved Patients and Its Impact on Initial Employment Decisions Regarding Physician Assistants J Physician Assist Educ. 2018 Sep; 29(3):144-149. . View in PubMed
In the PA program, she has worked to develop curriculum around health equity and social justice and is the PI for a $1.5M HRSA grant called the USE PeaCE (Underserved Equity-Based Primary Care) Project. USE PeaCE Project seeks to expand the teaching of health equity in the classroom and develop street-based learning opportunities for students including Street Medicine rotations. She is the Director of the Street Medicine rotation for the Keck Family Medicine Residency. She also leads the development and implementation of academic street medicine curriculum for learners and street medicine teams through her Workforce Development efforts with KSOM of USC Street Medicine.
Nationally and internationally, she serves as an advisor to the International Street Medicine Institute Student Coalition and is contributing to the development of an International Street Medicine Institute Educator Coalition. Her publication history includes the development of adapted clinical practice guidelines for the care of unsheltered homeless, an intake tool for taking a history on a person experiencing unsheltered homelessness as well as how street medicine integrates into higher medical education.