Sriram Shamasunder

HEAL Initiative

Sriram Shamasunder MD, DTM&H completed his residency in Internal Medicine at Harbor UCLA Medical Center and is currently an Academic Hospitalist at UCSF. Shamasunder is interested in the delivery of comprehensive health care in resource poor settings. He has spent the last 10 years working several months a year in Burundi, Haiti, Rwanda and India.
He is co-founder of HEAL initiative, a social start-up that aims to make serving the poorest of the poor a first choice among all health professionals both in the United States and internationally. He was awarded the Young Physician of the Year in 2010, by the Northern California Chapter of the American College of Physicians, and is a past Fulbright-Nehru Scholar to India.