Dr. Bharwani is the Director for Public Policy and Strategic Partnerships with the Cumming School of Medicine, and the Lead for Public Policy at the O’Brien Institute for Public Health at the University of Calgary.  He is a specialist in internal medicine with graduate training from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government in public policy and public administration.  He has previously held Directorships for both the Medical Teaching Unit (in affiliation with W21C) and the Internal Medicine Residency Mentorship Programme while also actively serving as the Scientific Director for the Office of Leadership Development at the Cumming School of Medicine.  He was a recent resident of the Venture Incubation Program at the Harvard Innovation Lab.  In addition to annually winning teaching awards, he has been recognized for his leadership by two international societies (American College of Physicians and Society of General Internal Medicine). Dr. Bharwani remains an active community citizen, serving on a variety of community and corporate boards.