Jaime La Charite, MD, MPH
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Residency at Johns Hopkins University
Research Interests: Dr. La Charite is interested in advancing health equity, especially for immigrant Latinx and other minority communities. Areas of focus include adverse childhood experiences, intergenerational trauma and resiliency building, health needs of migrant children, impact of policy on immigrant health, and the social determinants of health. Additional interests include primary care redesign to better address the needs of patients and clinicians while also improving population health.
Career Interests: Dr. La Charite is looking forward to a career practicing primary care for patients across their lifespan combined with community-partnered and policy research to improve health outcomes in marginalized communities.
Biography: Dr. Jaime La Charite received her B.A. in Neuroscience from Pomona College. She completed her medical degree from the University of California, Irvine School of Medicine where she participated in the Program in Medical Education for the Latino Community (PRIME-LC). She also obtained her Master in Public Health degree at the University of California, Los Angeles in the Department of Community Health Sciences. In 2017, she was accepted into the Johns Hopkins Internal Medicine and Pediatrics Urban Health Primary Care Residency Program. During residency, she participated in the New Century Scholars Mentoring Program and received a Community Access to Child Health (CATCH) grant from the American Academy of Pediatrics. As a NCSP scholar, Dr. La Charite will be obtaining a Master of Science in Health Policy and Management and practice as an internist and pediatrician at a Saban Community Clinic affiliated with Cedars Sinai.