Cher Huang is a second-year medical student at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. Born in Canada and raised in Los Angeles, she obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Biology, with a minor in Political Science at MIT in 2014. While at MIT, Cher interned at the Institute of Medicine in the National Cancer Policy Forum, where she analyzed the obstacles hindering the adoption of biomarkers in guiding cancer therapy. She spent a year after graduation working on health services research projects at Massachusetts General Hospital. Cher is interested in health systems reform and social determinants of health, and is currently studying the effect of a value-based insurance design on health outcomes in different populations. In her spare time, Cher enjoys watching documentaries, going to concerts, and exploring different cultures through food.