Medha Vyavahare is a 2020 Zetema Project Fellow and a 2023 MD candidate at Harvard Medical School. As a Zetema Project Fellow, her role is to learn from the Project’s Panelists, Contributors, and staff, contribute to Project research and writing, participate in Project meetings, and enhance the Project network.

Prior to enrolling in medical school and joining the Zetema Project as a Fellow, Ms. Vyavahare held diverse roles working in regulatory payment policy and innovation. Most recently, she worked for NewYork-Presbyterian as a Senior Analyst focused on innovation strategy and the impact of digital health on care model redesign. She earlier served as the Director of Health Policy and Strategy at The Health Management Academy, a convening organization in Washington, DC, acting as an advisor and subject-matter expert on value-based care policy for C-suite executives from the nation’s largest health systems. She also has experience working in the nonprofit sector with Project Last Mile and Universities Allied for Essential Medicines..

Ms. Vyavahare holds an MPH from the Yale School of Public Health with a focus in Health Policy and earned her BS in Bioengineering from Clemson University.