Jessica Shi is a 3rd year medical student at Boston University School of Medicine. She received a BA in Cognitive Sciences with a minor in biology at University of California, Irvine. Her passions include sexual health advocacy, medical student wellness, medical education, and caring for the underserved population. She served as a student leader of the BUSM AMWA Chapter. Her past involvements include leading Sexual Trauma Outreach and Prevention, planning rape and sexual violence advocacy events. She co-lead the Mental Health subgroup of the Wellness Initiative and helped organize the annual Wellness Fair. She also lead weekly meditation sessions on behalf of Integrative Medicine. She has co-lead Bridging Gaps in Care, organizing monthly visits to section 9 housing. In 2018, she co-organized a SNAP challenge, challenging medical students to live off $30 for one week. She was also a student leader for BUSM Admissions and served as an Alzheimer’s Ambassador. As a leader for Spectrum of Physician Advocacy (SPA), she organized the incarceration and LGBTQ health classes for the advocacy elective. She helped spearhead the Microaggression workshop that was implemented into the M1 curriculum. In her spare time, she loves making DIY and crafting, thrifting, and trying new recipes.
Region 1 consists of the following states: CT, MA, ME, NH, VT, RI.