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Heather E Boynton
Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor, Medicine - Primary Care and Population Health
BioHeather E Boynton is an emergency physician at Pioneers Memorial Hospital in Brawley, California and an Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor at the Stanford University School of Medicine in the Department of Primary Care and Population Health.
Dr. Boynton trained in emergency medicine at UC San Diego, where she served as chief resident. She attended medical school at Georgetown University and also has a master’s degree in International Security Studies from the School of Foreign Service. She completed her undergraduate studies at Princeton University.
As an emergency physician practicing in a rural, cross-border community she hopes to challenge and engage rotating students to provide patient-centered care in a resource-limited setting.
Michelle Elizabeth Yael Braunschweig, MD, PhD, MPH
Clinical Assistant Professor, Medicine - Primary Care and Population Health
BioDr. Braunschweig is a board-certified family medicine doctor. She provides care for the entire family and welcomes patients of all ages.
Her special interests include women’s health, children’s health, and mental health. For each patient, she develops a personalized plan of care. Her goal is to help every individual achieve the best possible health and quality of life.
Another special interest of Dr. Braunschweig is medical education. She is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine, Division of Primary Care and Population Health, at Stanford University School of Medicine.
The training of health care professionals in low-resource settings is one of her key research interests. Another is reproductive justice.
Dr. Braunschweig grew up in San Jose. Prior to medical school, Dr. Braunschweig studied music and earned a PhD in musicology from UC Berkeley. Her interest in women’s health led her to volunteer as a birth doula at San Francisco General Hospital.
There, she became passionate about maternal and child health, and was inspired to go to medical school to become a doctor.
Outside of her clinical practice and research, she enjoys spending time with her family, going for walks, and trying out new recipes.
Clinical Associate Professor, Medicine - Primary Care and Population Health
BioKeri Brenner, MD, MPA is Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at Stanford University. As a palliative care physician and psychiatrist, her clinical work includes inpatient palliative care consultations at Stanford. She was inspired to pursue palliative care after serving at Mother Teresa’s Home for the Dying in Kolkata, India on multiple occasions. Dr. Brenner’s scholarly interests and research focus on the psychological elements of palliative care, specifically psychodynamic and existential issues in patients with serious illness. Dr. Brenner completed her medical degree at Yale School of Medicine, where she received honors for her thesis on the phenomenology of suffering with terminal illness. She also has a Master in Public Administration from Harvard’s Kennedy School. Dr. Brenner completed adult psychiatry residency at Massachusetts General Hospital and palliative care fellowship at Harvard. She served on the University of Notre Dame Board of Trustees (2005-2008), and was awarded funding through Harvard’s Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study (2019). In her personal life, Dr. Brenner enjoys the beautiful outdoors of Northern California with her husband and four young children.