Ilana Yurkiewicz, MD, is a resident physician in internal medicine at Stanford University. Ilana’s interests include medical ethics, writing about medicine, and healthcare innovation. During medical school, she created and wrote a blog column at Scientific American on the experiences of a medical trainee. Previously, she was an AAAS Mass Media Fellow, and her work has appeared in the New England Journal of Medicine, Aeon Magazine, Science Progress, The News & Observer, and The Best Science Writing Online. She has also interned with the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues in Washington, DC. Ilana received her M.D. from Harvard Medical School and her B.S. from Yale University. She currently does research on improving end-of-life care for patients, and she is passionate about providing holistic care that reflects her patients’ values.
Title: Resident Physician
Company/Affiliation: Stanford Health Care
Interest: internal medicine, oncology, ethics, medical journalism, innovation