Maahika Srinivasan is a first-year M.D. student born in gorgeous Boulder, Colorado and raised in poetically chaotic New Delhi, India. Maahika received her undergraduate degree in Science and Society (a strange amalgamation of biology, public health, and anthropology) from Brown University in 2015, where she was active in student government an. After graduating, she took a job as campaign manager and strategist in the field of reproductive justice at DoSomething.org, a global community organizing non-profit in New York City. In an attempt to fuse her passions for storytelling, social justice, and health equity, Maahika enrolled in the Narrative Medicine master’s program at Columbia University. While she completed her M.S., Maahika concurrently served as clinical research coordinator at the Pulmonary and Intensive Care Translational Outcomes Research (PICTOR) group at Columbia University Medical Center and a physician’s liaison at a local family medicine clinic. In her spare time, Maahika enjoys spending time with animals, watching political thrillers, and cooking and consuming unbearably spicy food!