Rainu Kaushal, M.D., M.P.H. is the inaugural Chairwoman and Nanette Laitman Distinguished Professor of Healthcare Policy & Research at Weill Cornell Medicine and Chief of Healthcare Policy and Research at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center. An information scientist focused on health care delivery, she has been a prolific researcher including building large, multi-institutional collaborative entities. She bridges WCM and the new Cornell Tech campus. An innovative educator, she has established 4 masters programs, a research fellowship, and a PhD program. She serves on two boards and has chaired multiple national policy committees, including for the National Academy of Medicine.