Tehreem is in her final year of emergency medicine training as Chief Resident at Advocate Christ Medical Center, a busy Level 1 Trauma Center serving the South Side of Chicago. She is also the National Chair-Elect of the Emergency Medicine Residents’ Association’s Social Emergency Medicine Committee and a Section Editor of the Western Journal of Emergency Medicine.
Tehreem has over a decade of experience in change management and stakeholder engagement with a published track record. She has spearheaded several interdisciplinary collaborations at a national level. Additionally, she has worked on health policy, such as with Dr. Howard Haft, Deputy Secretary for Public Health Services at the Maryland Department of Health and Hygiene and with U.S. Congressman Raul Ruiz.
A proud first-generation college student who grew up below the federal poverty level, Tehreem has dedicated years to community service and social justice. She has successfully developed and implemented advocacy initiatives through national and international fellowships, such as Global Citizen Corps, People for the American Way Foundation’s Young People For Fellowship, and the Humanity in Action Fellowship. For her work she has been awarded the prestigious Yale Seton Elm-Ivy Award, the Emergency Medicine Foundation Council Award for Leadership and Advocacy, and the Gold President’s Volunteer Service Award.
Tehreem received her MD from Yale School of Medicine where she had an annual activism award named after her and a colleague. She received her MPH with a concentration in Epidemiological & Biostatistical Methods from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health as a fully-funded Sommer Scholar and completed her undergraduate studies at Columbia University as a John Jay and Gates Millennium Scholar. Tehreem is invested in the integration of population health frameworks in healthcare operations and passionate about developing clinical-community partnerships to promote equitable and value-based care in healthcare delivery and management.
You can reach her on twitter @TehreemRehman.