Brigham & Women's Hospital
Years active at Yale: YSM Class of 2017
Priscilla Wang, MD, is a first-year internal medicine / primary care resident at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston. Stemming from her medical school history of medicine thesis, her current research examines the modern residency work hour debate and the gendered conceptions of medical professionalism that it reveals.
Her other interests include advancing health equity via legislative advocacy and addressing the social determinants of health. She is the current co-leader of the Legislative Advocacy branch of the Brigham and Women’s Internal Medicine Social Justice Committee. Her past work includes organizing national resistance against health reform repeal via the #ProtectOurPatients campaign, co-founding a Yale patient navigator program, and working in the national Office of Health Reform and Office of the Surgeon General as a medical student.
She graduated cum laude in 2017 from the Yale School of Medicine with an MD, and summa cum laude from Harvard College with a BA. Her recognitions include the Louis G. Welt Thesis Prize and Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award from the Yale School of Medicine, as well as the Thomas T. Hoopes Thesis Prize and Lawrence J. Henderson Prize from Harvard College.