About

(in rural China after the first year of medical school)

About Henry Del Rosario

I am a Filipino-American from the midwest. I double-majored in Molecular & Cellular Biology and English at the University of Illinois, obtained my Doctor of Medicine from Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University, and am currently a practicing family medicine resident at West Suburban Medical Center in Chicago. For me, there are three desires I want to fulfill with my short life: to explore, to create, and to serve.

Family medicine is the specialty that can achieve my aspirations. The beauty of family medicine comes from seeing patients from birth to death, in the clinic and in the hospital, and often times the opportunity to care for multiple members of the same family! As of now, I am lead to 1) underserved medicine (especially of minorities, immigrants, poor), 2) inpatient medicine, 3) medical education (of residents and medical students, 4) maternal and prenatal care, and 5) global health.

Although I am driven by health care disparities, I am interested in global health simply because cultures and languages are fun to explore and learn. Moreover, I have a passion for art and literature and hope to integrate the humanities into my medical career. As a doctor you are privy to some of the most intimate, vulnerable, and beautiful aspects of human experience. Entrusted with such a privilege, I am excited to see where life and God will lead me.

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Education

  • West Suburban Medical Center Family Medicine Program – 2014-2017
    • Family Medicine
  • Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University – 2010-2014
    • Doctor of Medicine (MD)
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign – 2006-2010
    • Bachelor of Science in Molecular and Cellular Biology
    • Bachelor of Arts in English

International Health Care Experience

  • Urbana Missions Conference – 2012
    • Attended a triennial gathering of 16,000+ people concerned for the wellbeing of other nations and peoples
    • Listened to seminars, international speakers, bible studies, and networked with missionary agencies
  • Global Healthcare Missions Conference – 2010-2012
    • Attended a yearly gathering of 2,000+ health care professionals in Louisville, Kentucky
    • Participated in plenary sessions, breakout sessions, and small groups that informed, equipped, and networked health care providers
  • Taizhou, China Hospital Rotations – 2011
    • June 3 – Aug 2 (4 weeks)
    • Rotated through general surgery, osteopathic surgery, urogenital surgery, and traditional Chinese medicine
    • Learned about the Chinese health care system
  • Northern China Family Residency Trip – 2011
    • June 18 – July 2 (2 weeks)
    • Helped a Chinese family residency program train doctors
    • Provided health care in rural villages, nursing homes, orphanages
  • Kenya Mission Trip – 2010
    • June 15 – July 20 (6 weeks)
    • Served primary & secondary schools, orphanages, local churches

Hobbies + Interests

Art, photography, guitar, piano, writing, Alfred Hitchcock films, running, exploring, traveling, reading biographies, learning languages

Contact

email

Links

List of websites I peruse

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