Amanda Bradke graduated from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor in 2007 with a BS and major in biology. Her MA thesis, “The Ethics of Honduran Medical Brigades,” enabled her to combine her interests in medical education and global health. She also worked full-time at Catholic Charities Free Health Care Center. After receiving her MA in 2009, she began medical school at Case Western Reserve University. As a medical student at Case Western Reserve University, and later during residency at Boston Medical Center, Mandy participated in a variety of global health experiences, traveling to Uganda with SocMed and to India as a member of the BMC's Global Health Pathway. She also spent time on the Navajo Reservation at Shiprock Northern Navajo Medical Center.