Author: Jennifer Li

Jennifer Li (1 Posts)

Medical Student Editor

Emory University School of Medicine

Jen is a third-year medical student at Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia. In 2016, she graduated from Emory University with a Bachelor of Arts in English with a concentration in multi-ethnic contemporary American literature and a minor in Music. Aside from medicine, she enjoys poetry, piano, tennis, cheap indie concerts, Asian-American media, and spending too much money in coffeeshops.




The I Do’s… and Don’ts of Medicine

Our task in donning roles of professionalism as health care providers comes hand-in-hand with all the aspects of our identity and the tolls that come with it. This is especially significant as the younger generation, consisting of more and more intersectional identities, becomes more commonplace not only in society at large but also in the health care world. However, when this ideal of professionalism is compounded by someone like me — a minority woman colored by a recurrent, pervasive backdrop of objectification for pleasure by Caucasian cultures; a female person of color who feels the need to tread carefully to succeed in a field historically dominated by men — where does it leave us?

Jennifer Li (1 Posts)

Medical Student Editor

Emory University School of Medicine

Jen is a third-year medical student at Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia. In 2016, she graduated from Emory University with a Bachelor of Arts in English with a concentration in multi-ethnic contemporary American literature and a minor in Music. Aside from medicine, she enjoys poetry, piano, tennis, cheap indie concerts, Asian-American media, and spending too much money in coffeeshops.