Deepika Khanna is a medical student at the University of Illinois College of Medicine. She received a BS in Biological Sciences at the University of Illinois at Chicago in 2018. She then went on to complete an AmeriCorps service year at Asian Human Services, an organization supporting immigrants and refugees in Chicago. She also served as a regional chapter advisor for GlobeMed Headquarters from 2018-2019. Currently she is in the Global Medicine program directed by the UIC Center for Global Health and a member of the Trainee Advisory Committee in Consortiums of Universities in Global Health.