S2 Episode #3 - Keeping It in the Family (w/ Aisha Suara)
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Our guest for this episode is Aisha Suara, a fourth year medical student at Vanderbilt Medical School, fellow A2O team member, and Habeeb's younger sister; listen to her talk about her journey to medicine, and what health equity and primary care mean to her.  Habeeb & Aisha also trade embarrassing stories from growing up and going to school together; you don't want to miss it! 

  • Interview:  Introduction
    • Who is Aisha Suara?
    • How did you get to where you are sitting right now?
      • Upbringing (Ethnic Background, Values, Influences/Role Models, etc.)
      • High School (Challenges, Formative Experiences, etc.)
      • College/Pre-Med (Motivations for pursuing medical school, challenges, etc.)
      • Medical School
  • Interview Topic #1: The Health Equity Lens
    • What does health equity mean to you?
    • How do you think your upbringing in rural Tennessee impacted your view of health equity and your goals as a physician?
  • Interview Topic #2: Primary Care:  Med-Peds vs. Family Medicine
    • How did you choose med-peds as your medical specialty? 
    • How would you compare/contrast med-peds to family medicine? What about med-peds you to choose it as your way of providing primary care to patients instead of family medicine?
    • What do you think about the perception of primary care as “easy” or “boring”?
    • How do you plan to embody the principles of health equity into your career as a PCP?
  • Conclusion
    • Where do you see yourself in 10 years? Where can we find you?
    • Where can we follow you?


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