About Ericka Wheeler, MD, MPhil

Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine

Ericka Wheeler is originally from Mississippi, where she graduated from Millsaps College with degrees in English Literature and History. She attended Oxford University for a Master’s in Criminology and Criminal Justice as a Rhodes Scholar, followed by medical school at Mayo Clinic. Ericka is passionate about narrative writing in medicine and medical education. She served as a member of Mayo Clinic’s Humanists in Medicine Committee in addition to developing a trauma-Informed, child-rights-based, resilience-building curriculum for school settings, aimed to empower youth in their interactions with the justice system. Outside of medicine, she loves taekwondo and is a member of a contemporary rock band called “Ectopic Beats.”

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