Originally from the Upper West Side of Manhattan, Isaac is happy to be back in New York. After finishing high school at Saint Albans in Washington, D.C., Isaac completed his undergraduate work at Yale University, graduating cum laude with a degree in Russian and east European studies. Throughout college, Isaac worked nights as a paramedic in neighboring Bridgeport and New Haven, convincing him that medicine and public health were for him. He completed his Masters of Public Health in Health Policy and Global Health at the Yale School of Public Health, while simulatenously doing field work in Russia. Currently, Isaac is completing his third year of medical school at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. He will spend next year as a fellow at Harvard’s Paul Farmer Program from Global Surgery and Social Change.
Since entering Yale, Isaac has never stopped teaching. He was the lead instructor of Yale’s Emergency Medical Technician class for five years, as well as serving as a Teaching Assistant for Professor Marci Shore’s European Intellectual History since Nietzsche. Finally, Isaac has tutored NYC students (middle school up through graduate school) one-on-one for years.
With all of his free time, Isaac enjoys filling the position of goalkeeper on numerous soccer teams throughout the city.