UCSF School of Medicine
Medicine in Motion at UCSF was founded in July of 2020. We hosted a virtual workout event for the MOVE Campaign in August and will be hosting a second virtual MOVE Campaign event in October. We will also be hosting a virtual event in September to raise money for the American Heart Association! We hope to continue to grow the Medicine in Motion at UCSF chapter and to be a force within the community for fitness, philanthropy, and fun!
Anna grew up in Davis CA, playing soccer during the week and skiing in Tahoe on the weekends. She competed in mogul skiing until going to Stanford, where she studied philosophy and played rugby. Her desire to further explore philosophy of medicine and continue playing rugby led her to obtain her masters' in Health, Medicine, & Society at Cambridge, where one of the highlights was playing rugby in the 2021 women's Varsity Match. She is excited to share her love of sports and outdoor activities with her colleagues at UCSF and in her career beyond!
Brandon grew up in California’s San Joaquin Valley, specifically Bakersfield, and attended UCLA for undergrad. He is grateful to start his medical student journey at UCSF. In his free time, Brandon enjoys traveling 🚗, weightlifting, and camping🏕. A fun fact is he got into fitness from P90X home workouts. Ultimately, he hopes to continue living an active and healthy lifestyle as a future doctor.
Kaitlyn is from Orange County, California where she was a competitive gymnast for 12 years. She went to New York University and graduated in 2020 majoring in Global Public Health and Biology. In college, Kaitlyn received her 200-hour yoga teacher certification recognized by the Yoga Alliance throughout the world. Kaitlyn enjoys hiking with her dog Marlowe, hot yoga, surfing, and football Sundays. She’s hoping to incorporate her love for fitness and sports into her future practice and is excited to be a part of Medicine In Motion.
Kweku’s family is from Ghana, and he was born and raised in Sacramento, CA. He went to Yale for undergrad and majored in Sociology with a Health and Society concentration. He’s excited to be back on the west coast and live in the Bay Area for the first time. To stay active, Kweku loves to play basketball, lift weights, hike, and run fun workouts with his friends and classmates. He’s passionate about health equity and is looking forward to incorporating his love for fitness into his future career as a physician!