MD/MPP Candidate at the Harvard Medical School and Harvard Kennedy School of Government, National Student President of the American Medical Women's Association

    Samia Osman, a MD Candidate at Harvard Medical School and a MPP Candidate at Harvard Kennedy School of Government, is the National Student President of the American Medical Women's Association and a Regional Delegate representating medical students of Region 7 at the American Medical Association House of Delegates. 

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    Probable future PCP & medical educator, former sketch comedian, wrangler of a diabetic cat
    Lydia Flier is in her fourth year at Harvard Medical School applying in Internal Medicine/Primary Care. Her academic interests include medical education, primary care practice innovation, behavioral health integration, and provider resilience/burnout. Previous research has focused on Patient Centered Medical Homes, OpenNotes, and the development and evaluation of a new course in primary care and medical education for senior medical students. She has been closely involved with the Center for Primary Care through numerous roles on the Student Leadership Committee.
  • Dr. Benjamin N. Rome is a first-year internal medicine resident at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston. He graduated from Harvard Medical School in 2016. During medical school, he conducted health care policy research related to drug and device development, including studying the FDA approval process for cardiac implantable electronic devices. He also served for two years on the Harvard Medical School admissions committee. Prior to medical school, Dr. Rome received his undergraduate degree in community health from Brown University and worked for two years at the BWH Orthopaedic and Arthritis Center for Outcomes Research, where he developed an interest in clinical outcomes and policy-oriented research. 

  • Dr. Christopher R.M. Henderson is a first-year resident at Duke University Hospital in Durham, North Carolina. He graduated from Harvard Medical School in 2016 and from the University of Cambridge in 2004 with a Master of Philosophy. While at Harvard, he conducted research in quality improvement regarding medical records transparency and patient access.  Dr. Henderson serves as a major in the United States Air Force, and has deployed to Iraq, Afghanistan, and South Korea in various roles as an intelligence officer.  Prior to medical school, he also served in the Obama Administration, conducting strategy work within the Office of the Secretary of Defense.  He is interested in healthcare policy and systems improvement.

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