Meet our new primary care Fellows

August 24, 2023

We are thrilled to welcome new Fellows to all four of our primary care fellowship programs this year. Fellows in our programs all train at our community health centers in providing different types of specialized care within the context of family medicine.

The Institute for Family Health is committed to training the next generation of allied health professionals to provide high quality, family-oriented care to people in underserved communities. These fellowship programs build on the Institute’s strengths and resources to develop specialized skill sets in key areas of need in the communities we serve. Read below to learn about our fellowship programs and our current fellows.

Addiction Medicine Fellowship: Our one-year Addiction Medicine Fellowship trains physicians to become qualified to provide care for an array of substance use concerns. Our Fellows develop the knowledge and skills to provide specialized addiction medicine treatment to patients across a variety of settings in primary care. The 2023-2024 Addiction Medicine Fellows are Talia Maridueña-Urdanigo, MD and Mohammed Tarr, MD.

Clinical Research Fellowship in Family Medicine: Our two-year Clinical Research Fellowship trains family medicine physicians in the fundamentals of clinical and population health research, while simultaneously advancing the Institute’s mission of generating and using evidence-based practices to benefit our diverse patient population. Our 2023-2025 Clinical Research Fellow is Tonie McKenzie, MD.

Integrative Medicine Fellowship: Our one-year Integrative Medicine Fellowship trains family physicians in an underserved primary care setting, while also developing skills in academic medicine. Our 2023-2024 Integrative Medicine Fellow is Ifeoluwa Balogun, MD.

Reproductive Health Care and Advocacy Fellowship: Our one-year Reproductive Health Care and Advocacy Fellowship develops family physicians into leaders who promote and teach full-spectrum reproductive health care within the family medicine setting. For 2023-2024, we will have two Reproductive Health Care and Advocacy Fellows.

Interested in becoming a Fellow? Program requirements and application processes vary – use the program links above to learn more. We’d love to have you join us!

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