Sarah Buttrey


As Interviewed by Veena Mishra, March 10, 2019
"I just like taking care of people who have less access to resources who need good care."
Sarah Buttrey

Introductory Profile: About Sarah Buttrey

Dr. Sarah Buttrey is a local family medicine physician. She is also my neighbor and a good family friend. Though she is a doctor and works at the Episcopal clinic and community center, El Buen Samaritano, Sarah also has a degree in English and Translation from Brown University. She has used this experience and knowledge during her job at her primarily Spanish-speaking clinic, and writing and editing parts of the book Where There Is No Doctor, which you will hear more about in the interview. Sarah is someone who is passionate about providing good quality healthcare to any and all people. She believes that healthcare is a human right that all people deserve.

In this podcast, you will learn more about what Sarah does specifically to help make sure that healthcare is accessible to all people in order to lead a stable life. This podcast will also provide insights into what motivations are behind her work, what it really means to work at a clinic for underserved patients, and what she predicts the future will hold for those who cannot afford the most modern care.