Mikhaela is a fourth-year medical student at Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine on Long Island, NY. She graduated Wellesley College in 2009 with a B.A. in economics and Russian language. Her interests include general pediatrics, quality improvement, and the economic implications of healthcare policy. A native of Brookline, MA, she loves all things New England, including fall foliage, ice cream and summers on Cape Cod. This summer, she will be returning to New England to begin a residency in pediatrics and Hasbro Children's Hospital/Brown University in Providence, RI.