Saada Hussen, B.Sc., MD 2023 Candidate
Saada Hussen completed a Bachelor of Science at the University of Ottawa and is now in her final year of medical school at the University of Ottawa studying in the French stream. She is passionate about curriculum reform and the determinants of health. She is currently working on projects touching on equity, diversity, and inclusion through research focusing on the maternal health of women from Sub-Saharan Africa and an anti-racism curriculum audit of the University of Ottawa UGME curriculum. Saada has worked closely with the Black Medical Student Association (BMSA) of Canada and has led the BMSA in Ottawa where she helped initiate the Mentoring Program for Black Medical Students. She hopes to continue to work towards efforts for a curriculum and healthcare team that is reflective of the population we treat.