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Join future entrepreneurs, scientists, and clinicians
in empowering pediatric patients

iCAN’s Young Adult Professional Program provides young

professionals in the first stages of their career, ages ~19 -29, with the tools, network opportunities, and community needed to excel as they transition from students to professionals.

iCAN is committed to empowering young people to become future leaders, researchers, innovators, advocates, and clinicians in the world of healthcare. No matter where one is in their growth and development, the Young Adult Professionals program will help develop necessary skills such as leadership and communication.

By connecting young people with their peers and the larger iCAN community, iCAN Young Adult Professionals empowers them to reach their full potential in their careers.

YPN's Amazing Leaders

Uma Subrayan is originally from Louisville, KY and attended college at The Ohio State University and graduate school at Tulane University. Currently, she works in bone marrow transplant research and is the chair of KIDS Michigan. She became involved with iCAN in 2017 and has loved connecting with new people and learning how to use her voice to advance medicine and research. She looks forward to applying her clinical research background to advocate for patients and families. Outside of iCAN, she enjoys doing Indian classical dance and quilling designs.

Braulio Hernandez, originally from Havana, Cuba, currently studies Film and Television Production at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. After Moving to Miami, FL at a young age, he started his career in the entertainment industry as an actor and made his way into the production side of the industry. Beyond the arts, Braulio is dedicated to childhood cancer advocacy, a mission inspired by his battle against cancer at 16. His involvement with iCAN since 2021 has been fueled by a desire to use his artistic talents to support and uplift young patients, combining his passion for storytelling with advocacy to make a meaningful impact.


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