Sheryl recinos

Wed Aug 9: Redefining Destiny: From Homeless Teen and Incarceration  to Community College and Becoming a Physician

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Sheryl Recinos, MD
Family Medicine
Wednesday, August 9, 2023
5pm-6:30pm PST

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Workshop Description:
Join us for a captivating workshop, “Redefining Destiny: From Homeless Teen, Incarceration to Community College and Physician,” led by the remarkable Dr. Sheryl Recinos. Prepare to be inspired as Dr. Recinos shares her extraordinary journey from being a homeless teen to becoming a renowned Family Physician and Hospitalist in California.
Through gripping personal anecdotes, Dr. Recinos will take you on a transformative expedition. Discover how she defied the odds as a nontraditional student, surviving significant traumas such as foster care, incarceration, and homelessness. Learn how her experiences shaped her perspective on healthcare and fueled her passion for treating underserved patients.
Dr. Recinos’s story is a testament to resilience, determination, and the power of education. Gain invaluable insights into breaking down barriers to studying medicine and find inspiration to pursue your own dreams, no matter the obstacles. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn from a true trailblazer.

About the Speaker:
Dr. Sheryl Recinos is a Family Physician working as a Hospitalist in California. She began her career as a community college student in Los Angeles, then transferred to UCLA. She initially became a high school science teacher before finally pursuing her dreams of attending medical school. She started at Ross University when she was 31, as a wife and mother of 3. Her journey as a nontraditional student and survivor of significant traumas (including running away, foster care, incarceration, and homelessness) gave her unique insights into treating underserved patients. She is a strong advocate for breaking down barriers to studying medicine and mentorship. She is the author of the award-winning memoir Hindsight: Coming of Age on the Streets of Hollywood, which chronicles her teen years. She currently serves as the first alumni member on the Board of Directors for My Friend’s Place, a homeless youth program in Hollywood.

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Topic: Redefining Destiny: From Homeless Teen and Incarceration  to Community College and Becoming a Physician
When: Wednesday, August 9, 5:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

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