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Shah Ansari

isuma fellow
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Shah Ansari is a medical student at the University of Toronto. Studying medicine is a new endeavor for Shah who studied business during his undergraduate years, and graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce. Shah has a long track record of creating positive change. An example of this being Shah’s founding of Literacy Through Hip Hop (LTHH), a non-profit organization that improves the reading and writing of disengaged children in low-income neighborhoods. 
Shah is also well traveled having spent time on 5 continents. Prior to beginning medical School in 2008, while living in New York City, Shah worked under the medical staff for the NBA’s New York Knicks. 
The following year Shah moved to New Orleans and worked under the New Orleans Saints Medical Staff during their Super Bowl Championship Season. Shah is also an isuma fellow at the Health Strategy Innovation Cell.

Towards a New Model of Healthcare Awards Improving patient engagement in decisions about relevant healthcare information