Tehreem is an emergency physician and an Administration, Operations, and Quality Fellow at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. She is also the National Chair of the Emergency Medicine Residents’ Association’s Social Emergency Medicine Committee and a Section Editor for the ED Administration, Quality and Safety section of the Western Journal of Emergency Medicine.
Tehreem has over a decade of experience in health innovation, strategic planning, and stakeholder engagement. She has co-founded several equity-oriented and interdisciplinary initiatives, such as the nationally recognized Systemic Disease platform. Additionally, she has worked on health policy with Dr. Howard Haft, Deputy Secretary for Public Health Services at the Maryland Department of Health and Hygiene, and with U.S. Congressman Dr. Raul Ruiz.
A proud first-generation college student who grew up below the federal poverty level, Tehreem remains dedicated to advocacy and service. She has spearheaded programs through the support of national and international organizations such as Global Citizen Corps, People for the American Way Foundation, and Humanity in Action. For her work, she has been awarded the prestigious Yale Seton Elm-Ivy Award and the Gold President’s Volunteer Service Award.
Tehreem completed her emergency medicine training as Chief Resident at Advocate Christ Medical Center, a Level 1 Trauma Center serving the South Side of Chicago. She 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.
Mission-driven, self-starter, and data-oriented. Tehreem is currently invested in the application of machine learning and population health frameworks to develop high-impact and equitable interventions in healthcare. Her work has been published in Annals of Emergency Medicine, Global Mental Health, and the Journal of the National Medical Association.
Outside of work, Tehreem enjoys dance, theater, museum-hopping, and trying new foods. She has been enjoying her hiking and other adventures exploring Colorado with her husband, Ray. Her two cats, Angie and Marcel, are still adjusting to their canine neighbors. You can reach her on Twitter @TehreemRehman.