Jack Penner is a 4th-year medical student at Georgetown with plans to pursue a career in primary care internal medicine. His interests include healthcare leadership, the medical humanities, and blending together the art and science of medicine. He served as a coordinator of Georgetown's Student-run Free Clinic at the DC General Homeless Shelter, where he created programs in youth mentorship and maternal health, and frequently teaches fellow students on physical diagnosis and bedside medicine.
He and Dr. Margaret Cary are co-founders of A Whole New Doctor, a longitudinal program that combines executive coaching and collaborative learning to help students develop into tomorrow's physician leaders. He has written for the Washington Post, the Arnold P. Gold Foundation, and the Harvard Macy Institute, and regularly publishes on his own website.