Advocates for Youth and Medical Students for Choice
Jalan Washington is a first year medical student at The George Washington University School of Medicine. She holds a Masters Degree in Health Promotion from the Department of Sociomedical Sciences at the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health. She is deeply committed to issues affecting the health of marginalized populations and has worked on various projects focusing on the reproductive health of underserved adolescents of color. She became active with the Advocates for Youth (AFY) Young Women of Color Leadership Council during college and remains active as a member of the Board of Directors.
At the Mailman School, she was active with the Black and Latino Student Caucus and Public Health Students for Reproductive Freedom. Currently, she is a member of the Community/ Urban Health track, American College of Physicians, Student National Medical Association, and Medical Students for Choice.
Her future goals include providing primary care in an inner-city community for underserved adolescent populations, getting married, becoming a mother, and advocating for revolutionary changes in health care and health education.
She can be reached at jalan(DOT)washington(AT)gmail(DOT)com.