Geoff Gusoff, MD, MBA, MTS
Dr. Gusoff graduated from Brown University with a BA in Public Policy and Religious Studies. He has worked with social medicine projects in Peru and El Salvador and completed a theology degree in social ethics at Boston College. He received an MD/MBA degree from the University of Pennsylvania where he helped to develop an immigrant-owned construction cooperative to overcome rampant wage theft and workplace injuries among day laborers. In 2018 he was accepted into Penn’s Family Medicine Residency where he co-chaired the URM Recruitment Committee and the Social Medicine Committee. As an NCSP scholar, he will collaborate and complete clinic requirements with the Los Angeles County Department of Health Services.
Career Interests: Dr. Gusoff is interested in the role healthcare providers and institutions can play in transforming the social and structural determinants of health. Through community-based research, project design, and implementation he aspires to partner with communities to build systems that promote health equity.
Research Interests: Dr. Gusoff is interested in examining how health systems can serve as anchors for equitable economic development and how community ownership strategies such as food-buying clubs, worker-owned cooperatives, and land trusts can transform the social determinants of health.