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Xin Qi

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Xin is an Emergency Medicine resident at Harvard affiliated Emergency Medicine Residency at Mass General Brigham (HAEMR). Xin first came to the US at age 18 for an undergraduate education at UC Berkeley, where they received a B.A degree in Molecular and Cell Biology. At UC Berkeley, Xin dedicated their time to the He Lab studying the function of retrotransposon elements in mouse embryo pre-implantation development. They co-authored a Cell paper and received Evans Memorial Prize and I.L. Chaikoff Awards for their academic and research efforts. Apart from research, Xin taught undergraduate biology as an UGSI and volunteered as an EMT in and out of the hospital. Xin is also passionate about reducing healthcare disparity by serving as a healthcare interpreter and interpretation instructor. Xin did not take a gap year and matriculated directly to the UCLA David Geffen School of medicine, where they pursued their passion in language access and created a medical mandarin course comprised of lectures, course reader, and practice material. Xin also pursued multiple clinical research in neuroanatomy, surgical patient outcome, and language access. They had decided to apply emergency medicine in their fourth year of medical school and matched at HAEMR in 2023. In their free time, Xin is a FAA certified private pilot with instrument rating and has a passion for music and the outdoors. Talk to Xin about their experiences, medical school application, or the emergency medicine residency.

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