29 Massachusetts students who shine
Abraham Edan Jaffe, 31
School: University of Massachusetts Medical School
After completing his undergraduate degree at Oberlin College in 2002, Jaffe conducted search and rescue missions in the Appalachian Mountains, and then worked as an EMT in New York City. During his time at UMass, he has worked with underserved communities in Worcester, and practiced medicine abroad in Africa, Guatemala, and Peru. He'll be continuing his residency at UMass Medical Center in Worcester.