Mikita Arora, MD

Mikita Arora, MD

Mikita is a Family Medicine Resident at McLaren Oakland in Michigan and currently is the National Resident to the Delegate of Congress for the American Academy of Family Physicians. She was born and raised in New Jersey and has a unique medical background. She completed her basic science in India and clinical rotations at various teaching hospitals across the U.S. with the American University of Antigua. After medical school, she took part in bench science and translational research projects at the University of Alabama Birmingham which led to multiple presentations and publications. Her projects focused on breast milk exosome and their role in necrotizing enterocolitis and how diet affects kidney stones. As a resident, she is passionate about physician wellness, preventive medicine, social determinants of health (such as overcoming food insecurities), and health equity. Being a resident leader at the AAFP has taught her the importance of advocacy. When she is not working, Mikita enjoys hiking with her husband, spending time with her family and friends, fashion, and trying out new recipes.

All posts by Mikita Arora, MD

December 29th, 2022

Patients Say the Darndest Things

I’m a third-year family medicine resident. One of the great things about this specialty is the time you spend getting to know your patients. By creating a special relationship with them, you become their confidant, and they share all kinds of things about their health and life. Sometimes what they share is hilarious! Here are […]


July 19th, 2022

Adventures of Family Medicine Clinic Days

Family Medicine Continuity Care Clinic  Wow! I cannot believe it’s my final year of residency. I am currently a 3rd-year Family Medicine Resident at McLaren Oakland Hospital in Pontiac, MI. Our clinic is a nonprofit, federally qualified health center and an accredited patient center medical home. Our target population is the medically underserved in an […]


June 9th, 2022

Building Possibilities in Family Medicine

June is such an exciting month. As the academic year ends, I cannot help but reflect on my PGY-2 year. It was filled with adventure, because I had a leadership role with the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP). I was elected as the National Resident Delegate to the Congress of Delegates last July. You’re […]


May 4th, 2022

Insights from the AAFP Physician Health and Well-Being Conference

Physician well-being has long been an issue in all medical fields, but especially in primary care — the concept of well-being is to heal the healers. Right now, this is especially important to those who have are burdened with burnout and the COVID-19 pandemic. A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to attend the […]


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