Estefan Beltran, MD is drawn to family medicine because it allows him to engage with and serve his community. He is driven to explore how the medical community can advocate for and empower underserved communities. Estefan is from Germantown, MD and earned his undergraduate degree in Biology from the University of Maryland – College Park. After graduating from college, Estefan taught high school biology in Miami Gardens, FL through Teach for America. While a teacher, he saw firsthand the negative health outcomes that were caused by disparities and violence and he was compelled to help his community as a doctor and advocate. He moved to Chicago to earn a Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences and medical degree from Rosalind Franklin University. While in medical school, Estefan’s interest in providing quality care for the underserved led him to serve as the Executive Officer of Community Outreach for the student-run clinic, where he was in charge of community outreach, patient education, and the referrals process. Estefan is interested in developing and strengthening health professional pipeline programs and he founded an outreach program in which health professional students mentored and taught high school students, who then taught fourth grade students. Estefan enjoys playing team sports, R&B, NeoSoul, and Afrobeats music, food – both cooking and eating, and watching TV.