Displaying items by tag: Family Medicine Physician

Wednesday, 14 September 2022 20:34

Francesco Tani, DO

Dr. Francesco Tani is a family medicine physician and an addiction medicine physician. He completed medical school at Michigan State University, College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2008. Dr. Tani completed family medicine residency at Natividad Medical Center, a University of California San Francisco affiliate program. He also completed Rush University's Addiction Medicine Fellowship and is a 2021 Ruth Fox Scholar. Dr. Tani is a coffee enthusiast and speaks intermediate Spanish and fluent Italian. 

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Thursday, 08 September 2022 22:20

Sekufe Akhter, DO

Dr. Akhter completed medical school at the Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine in Pikeville, KY. She completed the PMC Family Medicine Program, also in Pikeville, KY. Dr. Akhter is currently completing PCC's 2022-2023 PCH Fellowship program. Her interests include running, hiking National Parks, biking, pan-Asian cooking, world travel with her husband, and reading non-fiction.

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Thursday, 08 September 2022 22:17

Maya Siegel, MD

Dr. Siegel completed medical school at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, MD. She completed the Swedish First Hill Family Medicine Residency Program in Seattle, WA. Dr. Siegel  is currently completing PCC's 2022-2023 PCH Fellowship program. Her interests include improv comedy, crochet, watercolor painting, baking, board games, and cooking.

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Thursday, 08 September 2022 15:13

Julissa Placencio, MD

Dr. Placencio completed medical school at the American International School of Medicine in Georgetown, Guyana. She completed the Baton Rouge General Hospital Family Medicine Residency Program in Baton Rouge, LA. Dr. Placencio is currently completing PCC's 2022-2023 PCH Fellowship program. Her interests include spending time with family and friends, playing sports, cooking, and traveling.

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Thursday, 08 September 2022 21:52

Erick Skaff, MD

Dr. Skaff completed medical school at Rush Medical College in Chicago, IL. He completed the West Suburban Family Medicine Residency Program. Dr. Skaff is currently completing PCC's 2022-2023 PCH Fellowship program. His interests include woodworking, whisky, watching the Bulls win, walking his dog, and spending time with his daughter.

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Tuesday, 07 June 2022 18:26

Jennifer MacDonald, MD

Dr. Jennifer MacDonald is a Family Medicine Physician at PCC. She received her medical degree in 2015 from the University of Illinois College of Medicine where she graduated with honors and Alpha Omega Alpha. She completed the Northwestern McGaw Family Medicine Residency Program at Humboldt Park. Dr. MacDonald received her undergraduate degree in Biology at the University of Chicago and has previously worked in biology research and as a lifeguard at the Chicago Park District. She grew up in Canada and has two daughters that love cats and gymnastics. Dr. MacDonald speaks some Spanish and enjoys drawing and aerial circus arts. She does aerial silks, aerial rope and straps, and has also done some trapeze and lyra. She also enjoys gardening and playing the piano. 

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Tuesday, 14 September 2021 20:46

William Ward, MD

Dr. William Ward is completing residency at PCC, as part of the West Suburban Medical Center – Family Medicine Residency Program (Class of 2024). He majored in Spanish and Biology at Augustana College and completed his medical education at Wake Forest School of Medicine. He is the son of two Peace Corps volunteers who met in Senegal. From a young age, Dr. Ward's parents encouraged his curiosity in medicine and marginalized communities. During medical school, he worked to keep housing insecure individuals safely home during the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr. Ward believes all people deserve dignified and fulfilling lives. He is excited to train at PCC where it is possible to care for all people, no matter their background or social status. In his free time, Dr. Ward enjoys reading, being in nature, and spending time with his spouse, Katie, and their daughter.

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Tuesday, 14 September 2021 20:35

Iris Marin, MD, MS

Dr. Iris Marin is completing residency at PCC, as part of the West Suburban Medical Center – Family Medicine Residency Program (Class of 2024). She completed her medical education at Ross University School of Medicine. As a physician, Dr. Marin strives to make a difference in people’s lives. Her goal is to become a significant part of her patients' journeys and help them live rich and fulfilling lives. Growing up in Puerto Rico and subsequently moving to the contiguous United States, Dr. Marin has witnessed firsthand healthcare disparities and the lack of access to healthcare in certain communities. She has an interest in women’s health and obstetrics, paying special attention to healthcare disparities in this field. As a Latina woman living in the U.S., she is personally invested in the subject of healthcare outcomes in African American and LatinX patients in obstetrics, such as pregnancy complications, maternal morbidity and mortality, as well as newborn morbidity and mortality. Dr. Marin's personal interests include dancing to Latin music and spending time cooking and experimenting with new flavors and recipes.

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Tuesday, 14 September 2021 20:29

Zorica Ljubic, MD

Dr. Zorica "Zoe" Ljubic is completing residency at PCC, as part of the West Suburban Medical Center – Family Medicine Residency Program (Class of 2024). She completed her medical education at Ross University School of Medicine. Dr. Ljubic quickly developed a strong passion for working in underserved populations while as a medical student in Chicago. She has a strong passion for volunteerism, underserved communities, and academics. While in medical school, she founded Chicago COVIDsitters, a student volunteer organization that paired medical student volunteers with healthcare professionals to provide free childcare, pet care, and household errands during the COVID-19 lockdown. Her research in medical school focused on women’s health, including obstetrics surgical techniques and cultural differences and interventions in Puerto Rican and Mexican women in Chicagoland. Dr. Ljubic enjoys spending her free time outdoors, especially running and walking on the Chicago lakefront. One of her favorite things to do at home includes trying out new recipes and cooking traditional Croatian food. She loves to travel, especially to see her family in Croatia. Dr. Ljubic has a strong passion for global health and plans to pursue more international medical mission trips as her career progresses. One of her bucket list goals is to visit all the continents in the next ten years.

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Tuesday, 14 September 2021 20:18

Jessie Kue Ndukwe, MD, MS

Dr. Jessie Kue Ndukwe is completing residency at PCC, as part of the West Suburban Medical Center – Family Medicine Residency Program (Class of 2024). She was born to Cameroonian parents who immigrated to the U.S. in the 1990s. She was born in Detroit and raised in Okemos, MI. After completing a bachelor's degree at Evangel University in biological chemistry, she attended Wayne State University School of Medicine for medical school. During that time, she developed her passion for addressing health disparities via research by pursuing a Master of Science in Clinical Research at the University of Michigan. She is newly married to her loving, supportive husband, who is an ophthalmology resident in Chicago. When she has free time, Dr. Kue Ndukwe enjoys bike rides, visiting jazz clubs and restaurants with her husband, cooking, exercising, and hanging out with family and friends.

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