Neha Bakhai , Student Director
Neha Bakhai is a current 4th year medical student at Johns Hopkins and is applying into Family Medicine. She went to Duke University for her undergraduate degree and studied global health and biology. While at Duke, she spent two summers in rural NE Tanzania conducting her global health fieldwork studying strategies, motivations and challenges from students and caregivers to achieve student attainment of higher education. She created an after school peer-tutoring program with 120 nursery, primary and secondary students that ran with local leaders for 4 years. She then worked for City Year in SE Washington DC as a teacher and mentor for 4th grade students at Garfield Elementary school before entering Johns Hopkins. At Hopkins, Neha has co-founded the Student LGBT Curriculum Team. This team has developed a longitudinal curricula on sexual and gender minorities integrated throughout the four years of medical school, including 8 new curricular interventions. In medical school, she also worked as a case manager at Charm City Care Connection supporting local clients to navigate the complex system of health, housing, and other social services in Baltimore. Neha believes that a family medicine physician is primed to care for all patients through relationship and community building and is looking forward to a career of building longitudinal relationships with her patients.