Rishi Manchanda

M.D., M.P.H

Health Begins


Dr. Rishi Manchanda is a physician, author and healthcare leader who has spent more than a decade developing novel strategies to improve health in resource-poor communities. Dr. Manchanda is President of HealthBegins, a social enterprise that provides healthcare professionals and community partners with tools to improve care and the social factors that make people sick in the first place. As a public health innovator, he will discuss unique approaches to reinvigorating care by teaching providers to think about—and treat—the social and environmental conditions that often underlie sickness.