Washington State University Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine
Erina Horikawa is a second-year medical student at Washington State University Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine. She previously earned a B.A. in Race and Ethnic Studies at Whitman College with a concentration in racial health disparities. She is passionate about addressing racism in medicine and working towards diversity, equity and inclusion at our institution and beyond. In addition to being a student, she is involved with student organizations that address anti-racism and health for underrepresented groups, such as the Anti-Oppression Task Force, Health Equity Circle, Latinx Medical Student Association, and the Asian Pacific American Medical Student Association. She is also a student ambassador for the National Association of Medical Minority Educators, where she works on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion initiatives. She is currently interested in pediatrics and psychiatry, with a focus on how primary care and mental health can understand lived experiences for those that social, economic & political systems were not made for.