More about Shekinah
Dedicated to pursuing equity and empathy in oncology care, Shekinah Elmore
is a graduating resident in the Harvard Radiation Oncology Program. She
has written about her personal experience treading the line between
cancer patient and provider in the Journal of the American Medical Association and the New England Journal of Medicine.
Through her work, Shekinah calls attention to the importance of
embracing compassionate care and coping with uncertainty. During her
time at Harvard Medical School, she received a Fulbright grant to work
with Partners in Health in Rwanda to explore the patient experience of
cancer care. During her residency, she has focused on understanding and
improving radiotherapy access in resource-limited settings and promoting
pathways for resident involvement in improving global radiotherapy. She
has published on these themes in the Journal of Global Oncology and the International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, and Physics.