Mr. Schanker graduated summa cum laude and valedictorian with a BS in Human Physiology and a BA in Biology from Boston University in 2009. He recently completed a Fellowship in the Health Resources and Services Administration of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and has been a Consultant for the World Health Organization.
Mr. Schanker currently serves as a student representative on the Massachusetts Medical Society Board of Trustees, and is the President-elect of the American College of Medical Quality Student and Resident Section.
Throughout his education, Mr. Schanker has been a part of many leadership initatives, including the Harvard Medical School Primary Care Innovation Program, the American Medical Association MSS Committee on Economics and Quality in Medicine, and the World Health Organization Technical Advisory Group on Health Technologies.
Mr. Schanker has received many awards, including the AMA Foundation Leadership Award and the American College of Medical Quality High Impact Award. Additionally, he been published in the American Journal of Medical Quality, Neurosurgical FOCUS and the American Journal Of Bioethics.
Mr. Schanker currently resides in Somerville, Massachusetts. In the future, he hopes to work in public health administration and health care management to improve the quality of patient care for those in need.