Anjali Bhatla

Anjali Bhatla, a native of the Rio Grande Valley, is a first year MD candidate at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. Anjali earned degrees from Rice University in Health Sciences and Policy Studies. As an undergraduate, Anjali discovered her interest in health policy and worked at the Department of Health and Human Services, the Center for Strategic and International Studies, and the Baker Institute for Public Policy on developing policies to improve global health systems to reduce the burden of diseases of poverty. Anjali hopes to pursue a career as a future physician policymaker, advocating for high quality, equitable care.