Leonard Calo is an internal medicine trained hospitalist at Yale-New Haven Hospital where he admits and cares for a wide diversity of patients, and also enjoys teaching first and second year medical students as well as internal medicine residents. He earned his BS at Cornell University where he was EDMO co-founder Eduardo Caballero’s roommate, obtained his MD with distinction in research from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, and received his internal medicine residency training at Yale-New Haven hospital. Leo is particularly interested in cross-cultural exchanges as they relate to health and disease, in medical school having studied the interface between Afro-Caribbean religions and disease in Borgne, Haiti, with Project H.O.P.E. as well as in Cuba, during his residency working in the HIV clinic and TB wards at the epicenter of emerging XDR tuberculosis in Tugela Ferry, South Africa, and in present day caring for patients from around the world. Some of Leo’s other interests include travel, photography, carpentry, gardening, and spending time with his wife and two children.