Nicole A. Sirotin, M.D.

Nicole A. Sirotin, M.D.

Dr. Nicole Sirotin earned her medical degree at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey-New Jersey Medical School and completed her residency in Primary Care/General Internal Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco with a Health Equities Area of Distinction.  She received the 2008 UCSF Medical Center Exceptional Physician Award for her dedication to clinical excellence and public service.  After residency, Dr. Sirotin completed a research fellowship in Global Public Health at the University of California, San Diego. Dr. Sirotin then joined the faculty at Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center, where she served as the Assistant Program Director of the Primary Care/Social Medicine Residency Program and Attending Physician in the Montefiore Human Rights Clinic.

Dr. Sirotin joined the faculty at Weill Cornell Medical College in 2011, and serves as a primary care doctor and resident supervisor at the Long Island City Community Health Center, a federally qualified health center.  She created the Vulnerable and Immigrant Populations Curriculum, a longitudinal health disparities course for the residency program.  Dr. Sirotin currently serves as a medical director of the student-run Weill Cornell Center for Human Rights.  She has a particular interest in teaching medical trainees about vulnerable populations, health disparities and the health issues of survivors of torture.  Dr. Sirotin serves as a volunteer for both Physicians for Human Rights Asylum Network and the HealthRight International volunteer network.  She also conducts trainings for medical students, physicians, and lawyers in issues of health and human rights.  
 

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