Shaina Shetty

Resident – Family Medicine University of Illinois College of MedicineFamily Medicine Residency
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Biographical Info

Hometown

Auburn Hills, MI

Pronouns

She/her/hers

Medical School

Rush Medical College

Clinical Interests

End of Life Care

Preventive Medicine

MAT

Liberation Medicine

Awards/Honors

Gold Humanism Honor Society

William H. Harrison, PhD Award

Karen Goldman, MD Award for Humanism in Medicine

Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award

Erich E. Brueschke, MD, Award in Family Medicine

Albert Schweitzer Fellow National Health Service Corps

 

I grew up as the child of South Asian immigrants in metro-Detroit. The 2008 recession deeply impacted families in Michigan, though in different ways. In college, I found language for those differences as manifestations of generational wealth and policy. This understanding grounds and informs my work as a clinician and an organizer.    My mom was a public librarian, so much of my childhood was spent wandering the library. The library is a space centered on community and those years informed my desire to become a community rooted physician. I moved to Chicago to attend medical school at Rush, where much of my work focused on neighborhood-based efforts to increase access to care for undocumented community members.   My interests are in preventive medicine, liberation medicine, and end of life care. I want my practice to reflect the needs of my community and family medicine at UIC offers a broad base of intentional training that allows me to do just that.

 

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