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 Medical Brigades in Honduras: Who Are We Helping? 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 and as a rotating fellow at Tséhootsooí Medical Center in Fort Defiance, Arizona and Zanmi Lasante in Haiti. She is currently a Primary Care physcian at Rush University Medical Center. .