Madeline Chung, class of 2016

Madeline Chung was the 2015-2016 Co-Editor-in-Chief and Features Editor for Ethic News. Chung was an honors student and athlete during her time at Redlands East Valley High School, with leadership positions in Math Club, Key Club, Interact Club, CSF, Cross Country, and Track.

Her high school summers were spent further fulfilling her intellectual curiosity at the University of Nevada, Reno and UC Davis, where she studied psychology, economics, human/veterinary medicine, and immunology/pathology.

While pursuing a faith-based liberal arts education at Pacific Union College in Napa Valley, California as a Biology major, she participated in collegiate-level cross country and continued to be an active leader in her community, working as a Biology Teaching Assistant, Biology/Chemistry/Physics/Neuroscience tutor, Student Ambassador, and LifeGroup Leader, all roles where worked closely with students on campus as an upperclassman academic, social, and spiritual mentor.

In addition to earning her Master of Arts degree in Bioethics and Medical Humanities at Case Western Reserve University in 2021, Chung served as a Graduate Teaching Assistant in Bioethics, a Co-Instructor for English Fluency Seminars, and the Founder and President of the Graduate Society for Medical Humanities.

Today, Chung is currently studying as a full-time health sciences student in the Stanford University-Cleveland Clinic Fellowship Class of 2022, working as a patient caregiver in the Heart and Lung Transplant Unit. Chung is pursuing her intense interest in advancing health equity and social justice as a bioethicist, conducting research in mental health independently and engaging in international-level activism projects with the World Health Organization (WHO) and Universities Allied for Essential Medicines (UAEM), an organization that focuses on expanding access to life-saving medicines in low-income communities through creative activism work, journalism, and multi-media projects that focus on skills and strategies.

Chung says that she first got an opportunity to practice and develop creative activism work and multi-media project through her early experiences in Ethic News.

Chung will be starting medical school in the Fall of 2022.

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