Dr. Gabriela Ulloa ’15 is a first-year resident physician in pediatrics at NYU Langone, working at both Hassenfeld Children’s Hospital and Bellevue Hospital. She was among the group of medical students who elected to graduate early from NYU School of Medicine to join internal medicine residents during the peak of the COVID-19 crisis in New York City. In addition to her extensive experience with the treatment of this new virus, Gabriela is passionate about global healthcare, immigrant healthcare, and pediatrics, with a focus on serving diverse populations.
During her time at Amherst College, Gabriela became passionate about global health, preventative medicine and philanthropy. Gabriela majored in Biology, completing a senior thesis in Cell Biology. She played a role in implementing Project Salud and served as its President, establishing an internship program sending Amherst College students to a general clinic in Manchay, Lima, Peru.
Dr. Gabriela Ulloa ’15
Q. What is one thing you learned about yourself early in your career?
A. Something I learned early in my career is that my personality, my own history and my strengths can shape the care I give in a positive manner. It allows me to relate to my patients on a personal and professional level that makes patients and families more comfortable in a healthcare setting.