Sriram Shamasunder is an assistant clinical professor of medicine at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) and co-founder of the UCSF Health, Equity, Action, and Leadership (HEAL) Initiative. He completed his internal medicine residency at Harbor UCLA. He has worked extensively in Rwanda, Liberia, Haiti, Burundi, and India. Recently, he was awarded a Fulbright scholarship where he studied implementation in resource-poor tribal areas in rural India. In 2010, he was named an Asia 21 fellow as well as the Northern California Young Physician of the Year.