Alla Akivis, MD

Alla Akivis, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Family and Community Medicine

    Dr. Alla Akivis joined the Department of Family Medicine in August 2002. Dr. Akivis spends the vast majority of her time as both a preceptor and a clinician. As a preceptor, Dr. Akivis supervises residents providing out-patient care. In her extensive clinical practice, Dr. Akivis closely works with medical, midwifery, and nurse practitioner students. In addition to conducting lectures to Family Medicine residents, she lectures midwifery students and OB/ GYN residents on primary care topics.

    During her career, Dr. Akivis served as a liaison for many extra departmental rotations, including sports medicine, orthopedics, and surgery. In 2016, she became chair of PEC (Program Evaluation Committee), overseeing the residency program is performance. Dr. Akivis was appointed Associate Residency Program Director in 2017. She is currently developing and implementing the Wellness Curriculum for residents. As a part of the departmental community outreach program, Dr. Akivis actively works with residents to provide medical education to senior citizens in local senior citizen centers.

    Dr. Akivis graduated from the SUNY Downstate Family Medicine Residency Training Program in 2002. She earned her medical degree from the Second Moscow State Medical School.