Dr. Nduka Vernon is a current Emergency Resident at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School. He is proud to claim Atlanta as home. In Atlanta, he attended Morehouse College for his undergraduate education, where he majored in Biology. He subsequently obtained both an M.D. and M.P.H in Policy and Management from Emory University. He has conducted research on psychological safety, presenting at the ChangeMedEd Conference, in addition to advocacy efforts with Dekalb and Fulton Counties in Georgia during his time at Emory.