Shira Shavit, MD is a Clinical Professor of Family and Community Medicine at the University of California in San Francisco and the Executive Director and co-founder of the Transitions Clinic Network (TCN). For over a decade through research and community engagement, Dr. Shavit has been redefining national best practices to address the health inequities experienced by communities impacted by mass incarceration. In addition to providing clinical care to communities impacted by incarceration, Dr. Shavit has led health system transformation in over 48 primary care systems in 14 states and Puerto Rico resulting in healthcare career opportunities for hundreds of people with criminal legal involvement as community health workers. Her work in the TCN has also been shown to cut health care and criminal legal costs, and support healthy, sustained integration of individuals returning home from incarceration. In 2012, she led a Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation funded project across 11 sites in collaboration with City College of California. She also worked as a consultant to reform healthcare systems in the California State prisons in collaboration with the Federal Receivership (2006-2011). She is a recipient of the Robert Wood Johnson Community Health Leader Award (2010). Dr. Shavit graduated from Washington University in St. Louis, completed her MD at Rush University in Chicago, and completed her residency training at the University of California, San Francisco. She is currently a California Health Care Foundation Health Care Leadership Fellow.