Eftitan Akam, MD


Commonwealth Fund Fellow

Eftitan Akam, MD was most recently chief resident physician in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, MA. Her long-term career goal is to cultivate national public health work around climate disasters and on-the-ground medical response; she is interested in climate change prevention, disaster preparedness, and humanitarian relief. In 2021, she completed a Fellowship at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics. Dr. Akam received her medical degree from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in 2018, and is the co-founder of Melanated and Dedicated (MaD) Scientist outreach Program.