Rebecca Martin, MDis a graduate of the College of William and Mary, and received her doctorate from New York Medical College (MD), Class of 2008. She completed residency training in Family Medicine at Lancaster General Hospital in Pennsylvania, with an area of concentration in palliative care/ hospice. She went on to a faculty development fellowship at Georgetown University, where she focused on education through the lens of medical humanities. In addition to working for several years as an attending hospitalist, Dr. Martin also served as a full-spectrum physician at Tansen Mission Hospital in rural Nepal from 2013-15, before accepting her present faculty position with the Phelps-Northwell Family Medicine Residency Program. She is currently primary investigator on a “Creating Future Clinician Educators” career award K02 grant through HRSA, with funding awarded through 2022. She is also completing fellowship training in Hospice & Palliative Medicine through an innovative, ACGME-approved pilot model with Mount Sinai Medical School.
As a family physician, Rebecca is committed to providing excellent care to underserved patient populations in the local Westchester community. She is also involved in global health initiatives to extend that quality of care to vulnerable populations in the developing world. Rebecca is passionate about cultivating trainee awareness around the vocation of medicine and the importance of compassionate presence to those who suffer, as well as fostering resilience and reflective practice through the use of the arts and literature alongside colleagues and staff.