Pratyusha Yalamanchi

Co-Founder, Shift Fund

Pratyusha is a recent MD/MBA graduate and 21st Century Full Tuition Merit Scholar at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and the Wharton School. She has a background in global health care access and in medical school, she has worked at the Penn Center for Community Health Workers to support high risk patients in the transition from inpatient discharge to outpatient care and to reduce 30-day readmission rates. These experiences served as motivation to start Shift Fund, to support small sums, high impact barriers for individuals, which are significant socioeconomic determinants of health. She was previously a host of The Business of Health Care on SiriusXM 132.

She graduated magna cum laude from Harvard College in 2013 with an A.B in Human Evolutionary Biology and minor in Visual Art.

Past Appearances

Knowledge@Wharton: May 16, 2018

Host Dan Loney is joined by Alyssa Ayres (Senior Fellow for India, Pakistan and South Asia; Author of “Our Time Has Come”, Council on Foreign Relations), Elston He (Co-Founder, The Shift Fund), Pratyusha Yalamanchi (Co-Founder, Shift Fund), Mukul Pandya (Executive Director and Editor-in-chief, Knowledge@Wharton), John Paul MacDuffie (Professor of Management; Director of the Program on Vehicle and Mobility Innovation (PVMI), the Wharton School; Wharton’s Mack Institute for Innovation Management), Jennifer Golbeck (Director of the Human-Computer Interaction Lab and Associate Professor of Information Studies, University of Maryland), and Sinan Aral (David Austin Professor of Management, MIT Sloan) on the Wednesday, May 16, 2018 edition of Knowledge@Wharton.Read More

Air Date: Wednesday, May 16, 2018

The Business of Health Care: May 1, 2018

Host Pratyusha Yalamanchi is joined by Adele Olivia (Founding Partner, 1315 Capital), Camille Samuels (Partner, Venrock), and Annie Lamont (Co-founder & Managing Partner, Oak HC/FT) on the Tuesday, May 1, 2018 edition of The Business of Health Care.Read More

Air Date: Tuesday, May 1, 2018

The Business of Health Care: April 3, 2018

Host Pratyusha Yalamanchi is joined by Susan DeVore (President and CEO, Premier Inc.) and Electra Paskett (Director of the Center for Cancer Health Equity, James Cancer Hospital) on the Tuesday, April 3, 2018 edition of The Business of Health Care.Read More

Air Date: Tuesday, April 3, 2018

The Business of Health Care: March 27, 2018

Host Pratyusha Yalamanchi is joined by Carol Bradford (Executive Vice Dean for Academic Affairs, Chief Academic Officer, University of Michigan Medical School & Michigan Medicine) on the Tuesday, March 27, 2018 edition of The Business of Health Care.Read More

Air Date: Tuesday, March 27, 2018

The Business of Health Care: February 27, 2018

Hosts John Barkett, Pratyusha Yalamanchi, Jeff Voigt, Arnold Rosoff JD, and Mitch Goldman are joined by Daniel Polsky (Executive Director, Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics), Matthew Walsh (Chief Operating Officer, Geisinger Health), and Brandon Carrus (Senior Partner, McKinsey & Company) on the Tuesday, February 27, 2018 edition of The Business of Health Care.Read More

Air Date: Tuesday, February 27, 2018

The Business of Health Care: February 6, 2018

Host Pratyusha Yalamanchi is joined by Electra Paskett (Director of the Center for Cancer Health Equity, James Cancer Hospital) and Christina Farr (Technology Reporter, CNBC.com) on the Tuesday, February 6, 2018 edition of The Business of Health Care.Read More

Air Date: Tuesday, February 6, 2018

The Business of Health Care: October 31, 2017

Host Pratyusha Yalamanchi is joined by Carolyn Jackson (Chief Operating Officer, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Penn Medicine) and Bernadette Loftus (Associate Executive Director for the Mid-Atlantic, The Permanente Medical Group) on the Tuesday, October 31, 2017 edition of The Business of Health Care.Read More

Air Date: Tuesday, October 31, 2017

The Business of Health Care: August 1, 2017

Host Pratyusha Yalamanchi is joined by Carolyn Jackson (Chief Operating Officer, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Penn Medicine) and Bernadette Loftus (Associate Executive Director for the Mid-Atlantic, The Permanente Medical Group) on the Tuesday, August 1, 2017 edition of The Business of Health Care.Read More

Air Date: Tuesday, August 1, 2017

The Business of Health Care: June 27, 2017

Host Pratyusha Yalamanchi is joined by Carolyn Jackson (Chief Operating Officer, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Penn Medicine) and Bernadette Loftus (Associate Executive Director for the Mid-Atlantic, The Permanente Medical Group) on the Tuesday, June 27, 2017 edition of The Business of Health Care.Read More

Air Date: Tuesday, June 27, 2017

The Business of Health Care: April 18, 2017

Host Pratyusha Yalamanchi is joined by Tim Gronniger (Non-resident Fellow; Former Deputy Chief of Staff and Director of Delivery System Reform at the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services under the Obama Adminisitration, the Brookings Institution), Skip Rosoff (Professor Emeritus of Legal Studies and Business Ethics; Host of Business Radio’s Business of Health Care, the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania), and Scott Harrington (Professor, Health Care Management Department, the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania) on the Tuesday, April 18, 2017 edition of The Business of Health Care.Read More

Air Date: Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Spotlight

On Wharton Business Radio

The Business of Health Care: May 29, 2018 Episode Featured ImageThe Business of Health Care: May 29, 2018

Host Pratyusha Yalamanchi is joined by Helen Leis (Partner, Oliver Wyman) on the Tuesday, May 29, 2018 edition of The Business of Health Care.

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