Rachel Bramson, MD, MS, FAAFP

Dr Rachel Bramson is a board-certified family physician and educator who specializes in the doctor-patient relationship, communication skills, and the diagnosis and treatment of anxiety and depression. She is the author of original research and book chapters in medical education and mental health. Since 1994, Dr Bramson has served as Senior Staff physician at Baylor Scott & White University Clinic in College Station, Texas. She cares for patients in the Department of Family and Internal Medicine, Convenient Care, and in the Emergency and Geriatrics Departments. For 23 years she taught clinical skills at Texas A&M University College of Medicine developing programs in clinical simulation, use of standardized patients for teaching and evaluation, and implementation of cutting-edge classroom technology. Dr Bramson received her BA from University of Chicago, and MS in Biological Structure and MD degree from University of Washington, Seattle. She completed Family Medicine Residency training in Fairfax, Virginia at INOVA and Fair Oaks Hospitals affiliated with Virginia Commonwealth University. She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians, University of North Carolina Faculty Development program, Harvard Macy Institute for Leaders in Health Care Education, and the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Pre-Doctoral Directors’ Development Institute.

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