Joy Bhat is currently a Resident Physician at RUSH University Medical Center training in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Joy became interested in disability advocacy through her interaction with her patient population many of whom expressed to her the challenges they were facing with their new disability.
Since joining the YPC, Joy has also joined the Youth Mentorship subcommittee working with children & teens with disabilities. She is actively involved with a project within this subcommittee involving disability advocacy through social media.
Joy was born, raised, and pursued secondary education in California. She is hoping to take her residency and YPC experiences back to California in the near future while pursuing a career focused on women’s health.