Moderators
    • Fmr. Spokesperson at Medicaid at Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

    Emma Sandoe is a third-year PhD candidate in the Harvard Program in Health Policy studying Political Analysis. She is interested in studying Medicaid policy and state political decision-making around Medicaid and long-term care financing and policy priorities. Prior to starting at Harvard she worked for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services serving as the Medicaid spokesperson and working on HealthCare.gov communications as well as the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation. She also worked in the Department of Health and Human Services Budget Office as the Affordable Care Act coordinator and at the Center for American Progress. She earned a Masters in Public Health from George Washington University and attended UC San Diego for undergraduate studies.

    • Internal Medicine
    • Health Policy, Primary Care
    Resident at Yale Internal Medicine Primary Care Residency at Yale New Haven Hospital
    Resident at Yale Internal Medicine Primary Care Residency at Yale New Haven Hospital
    • Resident at Yale Internal Medicine Primary Care Residency at Yale New Haven Hospital

    Sudipta "Nila" Devanath is a first year resident at Yale Internal Medicine Primary Care residency program. Nila attended the University of Pittsburgh as an undergraduate and medical student. After two years at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine (UPSOM), Nila left to pursue her J.D. at Harvard Law. There, she worked as a student attorney for domestic abuse survivors and was appointed to the Harvard Sexual Assault Prevention Task Force, where she helped to create new prevention policies for the university. She returned to UPSOM to complete her M.D. and later matched at Yale New Haven Hospital in the Internal Medicine Primary Care track. She hopes to pursue a career in national healthcare policy, focusing on access and affordability.

    • Internal Medicine
    Resident at Yale New Haven Health System
    Resident at Yale New Haven Health System
    • Resident at Yale New Haven Health System

    Jasleen Salwan is a second-year resident in Internal Medicine, Primary Care at Yale New Haven Hospital. She received her MD and MPH from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York. She is interested in Addiction Medicine and medical writing. She has presented posters at the Connecticut chapter of the American Society of Addiction Medicine and the Association for Medical Education and Research in Substance Abuse. Her essays and op-eds have been published by WBUR, the Hartford Courant, and The National Academy of Medicine.