Brandi Kaye Freeman, MD MS is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. A physician dedicated to eradicating the health inequities that impact vulnerable populations through evidence-based practices and improved quality of healthcare delivery, in addition to her academic appointment, Dr. Freeman is an Attending Physician at the Child Health Clinic at the Children’s Hospital of Colorado and the Faculty Liaison for Diversity in Pediatric Resident Education and Recruitment. In these roles, she is a practicing primary care physician and health services researcher whose research portfolio includes developing strategies to improve communication between families and physician using mobile technology and developing approaches to improve diversity in the health professions. Dr. Freeman was the 2006-2007 National President of the Student National Medical Association, 2005-2007 Student Trustee and 2009-2011 Post-Graduate Trustee for the National Medical Association. She has been a mentor for the Tour for Diversity in Medicine since its inception in 2012. She is currently the Secretary of the House of Delegates of the National Medical Association.
Dr. Freeman received a Bachelors of Science degree in Biology with minors in Chemistry and French from Duke University in Durham, North Carolina. After completing post-baccalaureate work at the Mayo Clinic, she received her Doctorate of Medicine from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, TX in 2008. Dr. Freeman completed pediatric residency training at the Johns Hopkins Hospital and Children’s Center as part of the Harriet Lane House staff. From 2011-2013, she was a Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholar at the University of Pennsylvania and received her Masters of Science in Health Policy Research from the Perelman School of Medicine in 2014.