Rebecca Feldman completed her undergraduate degree in human physiology and psychology at the University of Oregon in, and soon after, completed an accelerated nursing degree at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, PA. Rebecca worked as an RN at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania on a surgical step-down unit for 5 years, and during that time completed her MSN as a Women's Health Nurse Practitioner at the University of Pennsylvania.
She has volunteered as a health coach to improve adolescent continuation and adherence to newly initiated contraceptive methods with the goal of reducing unintended pregnancy, and volunteered at a clinic in central Philadelphia providing STI screening and counseling.
Rebecca is passionate about advocacy for reproductive health rights and gender equality. She particularly enjoys working with young people, and has a special interest in contraception, sexually transmitted infections, transgender care, and pelvic pain.
Throughout her nursing career and within her educational and volunteer experiences, Rebecca has become an adept patient educator, and engages her patients to advocate for themselves by providing them with knowledge they can apply to their care. Rebecca is passionate about ensuring all her patients receive exceptional health care, and are informed of all care options for reproductive and sexual health goals and planning such that they are able to live the life they desire.
Rebecca grew up on Capitol Hill in Seattle and after many years away, she is happy to be back. In her free time, she enjoys hiking, traveling, reading, and spending time with family and friends.