Maryam Alausa is an MD/MBA candidate at the Perelman School of Medicine and Wharton School. At Wharton, she is a co-chair for the annual Wharton Health Care business conference and VP of Alumni Fellows. While in medical school, she served as VP of HealthX, an endowed group focused on the intersection of healthcare entrepreneurship, management, and tech. Additionally, she was involved in various cost-effectiveness research throughout the healthcare system. She is passionate about value based care, chronic kidney disease, and innovation in the chronic disease management. She will be starting internal medicine residency in July. Prior to Business school, she served as a Business Fellow at Geisinger Health Care system managing strategic partnerships with other hospitals and tech companies and most recently spent the summer at Mckinsey & Company doing work for a federal government agency in tax-sponsored health insurance. Maryam earned her BA from University of Pennsylvania, where she studied Health and Societies. Maryam grew up between Chicago, IL and Lagos, Nigeria. Outside of work/school, she enjoys trying new restaurants, traveling, hosting dinner parties for friends and family.