Oak Sonfist is a queer, non-binary, third-year Osteopathic Medical Student at Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences. Oak is serving as the 2022-2023 Participant-Education & Advocacy Fellow. Oak uses they/them pronouns. With empathy and understanding, they hope to support the underserved, such as those from communities of color and from the transgender community through medical advocacy, research, and education. Oak leads though a lens of trauma-informed and intersectional care.