Learning Communities – Yellow House

Yellow House School of MedicineClinical Skills Coaches

  • Shahla Namak, MD
  • Ivo Pestana, MD
  • Mark Hix, MD
  • Emily Mann, MD
  • Katherine Schafer, MD
  • Tom McLean, MD
  • Peter Lichstein, MD
  • Kevin Buckely, MD



The Wand of Mercury symbolizes the medical profession and represents our quest to gain knowledge of medicine and science.


The skull represents anatomy.

Olive Branches

The olive branches symbolize peace.


The lion represents wisdom.

House Reps

President: Litton Whitaker, Class of 2021

Academic Integration Rep: Nikki Mehran, Class of 2021

Service Rep: Toni (Jungbin) Choi, Class of 2021

Social Rep: Moeko Nagatsuka, Class of 2021