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Sunny Nakae

she/her/hers Senior Associate Dean for Equity, Inclusion, Diversity, and Partnership; Professor of Medical Education, California University of Science and Medicine

Dr. Nakae works with national organizations to increase access and equity in higher education for undocumented, underrepresented, minoritized, and marginalized students, trainees, and practitioners. She is known for her expertise in equity practice and mission-driven, intersectional, holistic review processes. She is dedicated to improving inclusive institutional excellence through co-liberatory practice. She studies access, equity, and outcomes in premedical preparation through faculty. She is passionate about campus and community partnerships, cultural humility, structural justice, antiracism, physician well being, and health equity.

Email Address sunnynakae@gmail.com
State California
Main area of practice
  • Academic Advising/Support
  • Graduate/Professional School
  • Licensure
  • Policy Advocacy
  • Research & Data
Specializes in These Areas
  • First-Generation
  • Socioeconomic Status
  • Non-traditional students
  • STEM
  • Diversity, Equity, Inclusion (DEI)
  • Minority Serving Institutions
  • medical education and health professions areas
Examples of current or past work Past work 1 (application)
Past work 1 link Past work 2 (application)
Aspirations for this online directory Connect with other activists and ensure undocumented students have access to accurate guidance
I'm open to... Networking, Mentoring, Consulting for a fee, Consulting for free