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Zoe Kiefer


Zoe Kiefer currently works in private practice in Winchester, Massachusetts. Previously, she spent time working at a rural health outpost in India and providing medical care to the under-served residents of East Harlem during medical school, and was a member of Physicians for Human Rights. Her MPH thesis focused on building surgical workforces in sub-Saharan Africa for obstetric fistula repair. Zoe completed her residency in obstetrics and gynecology in Boston’s Chinatown at Tufts Medical Center, serving as Administrative Chief Resident. Her interests include quality improvement, building cultures of safety, and team-based patient care. She is also passionate about women’s health, health equity, and ethical solutions to building human resources for health throughout the world. Zoe graduated from Amherst College with a BA in French, studying Islam in France through domestic coursework and during study abroad in Paris. She completed her MD at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine and her MPH in Global Health at the Harvard School of Public Health. She enjoys writing, reading, and travel with her husband and 2 year-old son.


Updated March 2017