A look into the life of Public Health 2007 alumna, Sara Wei, from her own perspective. She will share her experiences of preparing for graduate school, joining the hospital administration work force, traveling the world solo and joining the Peace Corps. Hear about Sara’s journey beyond UCI, her successes, failures and advice for the future.
Speaker Biography - Sara Wei, M.H.A.
Sara Wei, M.H.A.
United States Peace Corps Program, Medical College, Chongqing Province, China
Sara Wei, ’07 UCI Public Health Policy graduate, is currently a Peace Corps Volunteer serving in China. She is an English University Professor at a Medical College in Chongqing teaching English to medical and nursing students. The majority of the students are first generation college students and from rural backgrounds.
Sara was previously the Chief Administrative Officer for the Department of Family Medicine and Division of Geriatric Medicine & Gerontology at UC Irvine Health. She oversaw all administrative operations and finances encompassed within the department clinical, research and academic missions. In addition, Sara has contributed to various hospital initiatives such as business, strategic and implementation plans as a Manager of Program Development. She has also held positions at Loma Linda Medical Center and UCLA Institute for Innovation in Health working primarily on telehealth planning and implementation. Sara completed her Administrative Residency at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. She has been a member of the American College of Health Care Executives and served on the board for Women in Health Administration for 5 terms.
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