2022 Health Policy Academy Fellows Spotlights

Jacob Altholz, MD, Health Policy Academy Fellow 2022-2023

Jacob Altholz.jpgProgram: UNLV

Dr. Jacob Altholz is a resident at the UNLV EM program in Las Vegas, having started in 2021 after graduating from the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences. His interest in policy originates from a desire to approach problems at a systematic level. He is originally from Aurora, Colorado and spends much of his time traveling

Evelyn Huang, MD, Health Policy Academy Fellow 2022-2023

Evelyn Huang.jpgProgram: North Western University

Evelyn Huang is currently a second-year emergency medicine resident at Northwestern University. She grew up in Indiana and went to the University of Notre Dame for her undergraduate degree and Indiana University for medical school. She is passionate about physician wellness, health policy education, and medical journalism. Her goal is to make sure that all EM physicians can have a voice in health policy.


Kenneth Kim, MD, Health Policy Academy Fellow 2022-2023

Kenneth Kim.jpgProgram: UCLA RR-OV Emergency Medicine Residency

Kenneth was born and raised in sunny So-Cal and after a brief stint on the East Coast for college, came back home to LA, where he attended medical school at UCLA and is now surviving intern year at the UCLA Ronald Reagan | Olive View Emergency Medicine Residency. As a prior Health Policy Committee Vice Chair and Legislative Coordinator on the Medical Student Council, Kenneth is eager to learn even more about health policy and begin to pay that knowledge forward to policy-curious medical students and residents. Kenneth's interests include health policy, medical education, and (naturally) health policy education, particularly for medical trainees.

Vishnu Muppala, MD, Health Policy Academy Fellow 2022-2023

Vishnu Muppala.jpgProgram: Maimonides Medical Center Emergency Medicine

Vishnu is a first year resident at Maimonides Medical Center Emergency Medicine Residency Program. Prior to graduating medical school at Florida Atlantic University, he received a Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology from the University of Florida and a Master of Public Health with a concentration in Health Policy and Management from Yale School of Public Health. Professional interests include social medicine, health equity and health policy. Personal interests include basketball, Kansas City football, and youth sports.

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