May 2, 2019
Dr. Jasmine Marcelin is an infectious disease doctor at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. How did a doctor from Antigua end up in Nebraska? Through Canada, of course! It is an interesting story that she uses to educate us about some of the challenges and stigmas that international medical graduates face in order to practice medicine in the US.
Dr. Marcelin is an Assistant Professor of Medicine, Co-Director of Digital Innovation & Social Media Strategy and Associate Medical Director of Antimicrobial Stewardship and Infection Prevention & Control at University of Nebraska Medical Center & Nebraska Medicine. Her Antimicrobial Stewardship interests include diagnostic stewardship and ambulatory stewardship. She is a member of the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) and Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA). Dr. Marcelin is a member of several national medical society committees including the IDSA Medical Student Scholarship Committee, the Inclusion, Diversity, Access & Equity Taskforce, SHEA Awards committee and SHEA Journal Club Committee. She is a passionate advocate for gender and racial/ethnic diversity, inclusion and equity in medicine and contributes to Faculty Development efforts related to diversity & inclusion and social media for healthcare professionals. Dr. Marcelin received her medical degree from American University of Antigua College of Medicine and completed her Internal Medicine Residency & Infectious Diseases Fellowship at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. You can follow her work on twitter @DrJRMarcelin and on LinkedIn.
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