Shyam is a member of the Feinberg Class of 2024. He attended the University of California, San Diego and graduated with a B.S in Physiology & Neuroscience. After finishing his research at UC San Diego, he worked for a year as a behavioral therapist at an interdisciplinary clinic for children with autism and learning disabilities. He is motivated to explore the potential for physician leadership in medicine and hopes to one day improve current care paradigms. Outside of school, Shyam enjoys playing the tabla (an Indian traditional drum), running, and repairing Japanese cutlery.