17 Sep Dr. Connie YU Allen, Wife of a Leader
Dr. Connie Yu , a family medicine physician, educator and a business woman, grew up in San Francisco, California. Life in the Bay Area was not always easy. From a young age, Connie was exposed to a firsthand account of her mother sacrificing her entire life, despite all the hardships she was dealt, to give her children the best life she could.
After graduating from UC DAVIS with a BS in Neurobiology, Physiology and Behavior, Connie joined Americorp’s Teach For America, and obtained her master’s degree in secondary education at LMU, teaching 7th grade science in the city of Watts. Connie’s focus became steady and straight – She desired to help others who were at a disadvantage and shut-in, in under-resourced communities. After dedicating her time in helping her students in South Central Los Angeles, she wanted to help more people by becoming a family physician. She finished her family residency training at Harbor- UCLA, continuing in her mission of working with the medically under served.
Dr. Connie stands with the Medi-Cal 5-year plan. As a doctor, she believes the framework of The Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) is one of the most important to Californian’s who struggle each day, to take care of a love ones. The DHCS intends to work with the administration, legislature, and other partners on these proposals. They recognize the importance in having a discussion on these issues and their prioritization within the state.
Stand with Dr. Connie Yu Allen and her husband and partner Dr. Eugene Allen. Vote in November 2022. Dr. Eugene Allen for California Insurance Commissioner.