Yvonne is a third-year medical student at Meharry Medical College in Nashville, Tennessee. She grew up on Long Island, New York and attended The City College of New York, where she graduated cum laude with a degree in English Literature. Prior to attending medical school Yvonne taught in New York City and volunteered with her local Community Emergency Response Team (CERT). Yvonne was a member of AMSA as an undergraduate student and currently serves as a President of her medical school’s AMSA chapter. Yvonne is bilingual, fluent in both English and Spanish. During her free time, she enjoys baking, reading, traveling, and playing with her puppy, Mika.