Govind Shantharam - Health Economics & Policy
Govind will be attending Brown Medical School in the Fall of 2016. As an undergrad, Govind double majored in ISF and Philosophy. With an ISF concentration in Health Economics & Policy, Govinds thesis examined ways to improve patient engagement in Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs). After graduating from UC Berkeley in 2014, Govind coordinated a health advocacy program for a non-profit in New York City, where he assisted families and small-businesses with a variety of post-enrollment health insurance issues. In the spring of 2015, Govind attended a pre-medical science curriculum at Bryn Mawrs Post-Baccalaureate Program. With the aim of becoming a doctor, Govind aspires to increase access to and improve the financing of health care services.