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    Sriram Shamasunder, MD

    TitleAssociate Professor
    SchoolUCSF School of Medicine
    Address533 Parnassus Ave, UC Hall
    San Francisco CA 94143
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      New YorkM.D.School of Medicine2005
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      2012Fulbright-Nehru Senior Scholar to India(host institution SOCHARA)
      Asia Society2011 - 2012Asia 21 Fellow
      American College of Physicians 2010Young Physician of the Year
      Draper Richards Kaplan2016Social Entrepreneurial Award

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      Sriram Shamasunder completed his residency in Internal Medicine at Harbor UCLA Medical Center. As a physician who trained at a public hospital and has provided medical care abroad, Sri is co-founder of the HEAL Initiative, a health workforce strengthening fellowship working in Navajo Nation and 7 countries around the world. HEAL currently has over 50 fellows in 2016.

      He was awarded the Young Physician of the Year in 2010, by the Northern California Chapter of the American College of Physicians and was named an Asia21 fellow by the Asia Foundation in 2012.

      Sri was a Fulbright-Nehru scholar to India in 2012 studying innovations of care among tribal health organizations throughout rural India. He is interested in a solidarity that allows for narrative equity as well as health equity. In 2016, he gave a Berkeley Ted X talk entitled "Whose Suffering Matters Less, and Why"?

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      Health Equity, Global Health, Structural Violence, Poetry, Narrative Equity

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      1. Waters A, Wu E, Shamasunder S, Le P. The role of hospitalists in the Ebola response in the United States and abroad. J Hosp Med. 2015 Jan; 10(1):50-3. PMID: 25471530.
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      2. Shamasunder S, Wu E. Global Health Telemedicine Conferences: The System We Save May Be Our Own. J Grad Med Educ. 2014 Dec; 6(4):634-5. PMID: 26140109; PMCID: PMC4477552 [Available on 12/01/15].
      3. Watkins ER, Shamasunder S, Cascino T, White KL, Katrak S, Bern C, Schwartz BS. Visceral leishmaniasis-associated hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis in a traveler returning from a pilgrimage to the Camino de Santiago. J Travel Med. 2014 Nov-Dec; 21(6):429-32. PMID: 25145768.
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      4. Shamasunder S. Sounds of Haiti. J Gen Intern Med. 2011 Mar; 26(3):349-50. PMID: 21053088; PMCID: PMC3043174.
      5. Wingerter S, Gupta S, Le S, Shamasunder S, Bernstein R, Rabitaille W, Kukuyeva Y, Downie S. Unusual origin of the flexor digiti minimi brevis muscle. Clin Anat. 2003 Nov; 16(6):531-3. PMID: 14566903.
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