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Sudipta "Nila" Devanath is the Associate Medical Director in Transitions of Care at Sentara Healthcare, the third largest employer in the state of Virginia.
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 institutional prevention policies. She returned to UPSOM to complete her M.D. and later matched at Yale New Haven Hospital (YNHH) in the Internal Medicine Primary Care track. While at YNHH, she lead the Yale Resident Fellow Senate as president, advocating for representation of trainee interests and trainee-led policy changes on a system-wide level.
In her current role, she oversees transitions of care from the inpatient to the outpatient setting, working on safely reducing readmission rates and expanding hospital-to-home monitoring systems.
A resident whose favorite part of the day is working with medical students and interns. Lead editor of "The Ultimate Medical School Rotation Guide" by Springer and lead author of "Introduction to Evidence-based Medicine: Key Summaries for Common Medical Practices" by Elsevier upcoming in Fall 2021. Bliss has also contributed to First Aid Step 1 and the USMLE Rx First Aid Video Series. As a consultant for several medical education companies, Bliss aims to bring the trainee perspective to future educational products. Now as a resident, Bliss is building an MIT-backed startup that aims to bridge medical education and clinical practice. Watch his Day in the Life of a Harvard Medical Student video at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L6WczPqBk8A
Zoe Moyer is an MD-PhD student from Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine. She has a dual bachelor's degree ASBMB-certified with distinction from Wellesley College and research background in synthetic nanoparticle systems under Dr. Robert Langer at MIT.