Vidya Viswanathan, BA


Vidya Viswanathan

About Me

Vidya Viswanathan is the founder of Doctors Who Create, an organization that encourages creativity in medicine. She is a second-year medical student at the University of Pennsylvania. She received her BA in Social Studies and a citation in Mandarin Chinese from Harvard College. She freelance writes about medicine and innovation, and has published in The Atlantic and MedTech Boston. You can read her writing at

Title: Founder and President

Company/Affiliation: Doctors Who Create

Industry: Healthcare

Interest: The intersection of art and science; innovation in medicine; medical journalism; medical education; improving humanism in medical care; literature and medicine; healthcare in Asia

Twitter: @vidyavis



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