Dr. Danielle Kubicki joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Hospital Medicine as an instructor in June 2023. She was born in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada and grew up in Virginia Beach, Virginia. She graduated summa cum laude from Duke University in 2015 with a Bachelor of Science in Biology. During university, she served as a tutor for refugees studying for the United States citizenship exam. Following university, she assisted in organizing an English as a Second Language course for Spanish speaking residents of Virginia Beach. She received her medical degree in 2020 from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. During medical school, she was an executive board member of Vanderbilt’s Physicians for Human Rights, an organization focused on the role of physicians as advocates for marginalized communities.
She completed a research study examining race-sex variation in the associations between common cardiac risk factors and heart failure in a low-income population in the southeastern United States. Dr. Kubicki completed her internship and residency at Barnes-Jewish Hospital/Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis in 2023. She was a member of the Primary Care in Internal Medicine program, where she participated in didactic sessions designed for general internal medicine physicians. She also served as the resident representative to the American College of Physicians, Missouri Chapter, Resident-Fellow Council. Her clinical interests include quality improvement in access to care and transitions of care for low-income and non-English speaking patients. In her free time, she enjoys travelling with her husband, doing group fitness, and running outdoors. Her key interests are underserved populations, quality improvement, access to care, transitions of care.