State: New York
TELL US ABOUT YOURSELF AND WHAT YOU DO.
“I worked In the OB-GYN department at a medical practice in New York City. As a medical practice associate, I facilitated patients’ appointments – preparing them for visits and checking them out after the appointment to ensure they are well – informed. I now work as a medical administrative assistant at Northwell – LIJ.”
TELL US WHY YOUR WORK MATTERS…
“Pregnancy and gynecology related medical services are essential services – particularly during the COVID-19 pandemic. Our services help ensure that both the mother and baby are safe. I serve as the bridge of communication between the patient and the doctor before and after the appointment.”
WHAT UNIQUE PERSPECTIVES DO DREAMERS BRING TO THEIR WORK?
“As an immigrant, I bring diversity, hard work, and motivation to my work. My background allows me to better relate to the patients we serve, and they are often more comfortable speaking with me about their issues and treatment.”