Quidest (Dr. Kiki) Sheriff, DO, MS, the “Physicians’ Advocacy Doc,” is a multi-lingual, award-winning Osteopathic Physician and the Founder, CEO, Lead Strategist and Consultant of Doctors Under the Radar (Doc U R), a disruptive mental health startup serving physicians. She is also the host of the Doc, U R…Podcast featuring candid conversations de-stigmatizing physician mental health. Dr. Kiki recently participated in the Ally Accelerator, The CUNY Public Health Innovation Accelerator and the Leadership U for Humanities program by Korn Ferry and the American Medical Womens’ Association (AMWA).
Dr. Kiki has garnered international recognition for her resourceful approach and empowering expertise in workplace transformational change centering on mental health and wellness, effective leadership, change management, self-care practices, burnout, and suicide prevention strategies.
Dr. Kiki acquired national distinction for her innovations as one of the Reasons to be Proud to be a DO on National Doctors’ Day 2021 by the American Osteopathic Association and one of 13 Entrepreneurs To Take You into 2021 by Black Girl Ventures, and her expertise is featured in Wired Magazine and Medium.
Dr. Kiki obtained numerous awards, including the New Jersey State Assembly Honorary Distinction. She also serves as an advisor for medical trainees, healthcare workers and entrepreneurs. Dr. Kiki participates with AMWA’s Humans Before Heroes initiative. In addition, she is the Founder and President of the young womens’ empowerment nonprofit Orthodox GEMS, Chair of St. Gabriel’s Ethiopian Orthodox Church Sisterhood, and advisor to the St. Gabriel’s Youth
An alumnus of the Albert Schweitzer and Paul Ambrose Fellowships, she holds a Masters of Biomedical Sciences from Rowan – School of Biomedical Sciences, a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree from Rowan School of Osteopathic Medicine, and attended the Family Medicine Residency at the Wright Center for Graduate Medical Education. Dr. Kiki has dedicated herself to HEALING THE HEALERS!