Young Bronxites Become Health Leaders

(l-r) Julissa de La Cruz, BxCHL founder and current student at Einstein; Dr. Juan Robles BxCHL mentor and Montefiore’s Family Health Center provider; BxCHL graduates Varina Clark and Caroline Chung with Dr. Maria Gbur, BxCHL mentor and Montefiore’s Family Health Center provider.
Photo courtesy of Montefiore Health System

The Bronx Community Health Leaders, a peer network developing homegrown healthcare leaders program based in Montefiore’s Family Health Center, hosted a graduation ceremony on Tuesday, June 21 where two of their members announced their acceptance into medical school. Graduates Varina Clark and Caroline Chung will attend David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and Weill Cornell School of Medicine respectively.

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