Kirtiraj Rana grew up in Rajamunda, a village of fewer than a thousand people in the northeastern Indian state of Odisha, which faces the Bay of Bengal. A migrant worker, he dropped out of school when he was in tenth grade to help support his family—his parents, a brother who also dropped out, and a […]
Dhruv Khullar, M.D., M.P.P. is a physician and assistant professor of health policy and economics at Weill Cornell Medical College.
He is also a contributor at The New Yorker, where he writes about medicine, health care, and politics. He currently serves as Director of Policy Dissemination at the Physicians Foundation Center for Physician Practice and Leadership, and was recently a Senior Research Fellow at NYC Health + Hospitals. His research focuses on value-based care, health disparities, and medical innovation, and has been published in JAMA and The New England Journal of Medicine.