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Dr. Sanjeev K. Sriram

Dr. Sanjeev K. Sriram is the host of “Dr. America,” an innovative podcast about public policy and health justice on We Act Radio. He also writes about connections between health policy, inequity, and social determinants of health. Dr. Sriram completed his medical degree and his pediatrics residency at UCLA, where he served as Chief Resident at the Department of Pediatrics. In June 2009, he earned his Master’s in Public Health after completing the Commonwealth Fund Mongan Fellowship in Minority Health Policy at the Harvard School of Public Health. He currently practices general pediatrics in southeast Washington, D.C.

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Protecting Our Vulnerable Front Line Workers

Protecting frontline workers and their families is a matter of both economic justice and racial justice. 

Dr. Sanjeev K. Sriram ·


We Must Redefine "Frontline" by Providing PPE for All Workers

Please join us so that every single frontline worker who needs masks and other PPE to protect themselves, their families, and the communities they serve—gets that crucial equipment.

Dr. Sanjeev K. Sriram ·


Health Care Workers Need You to Be our Heroes. Here’s How.

Yes, health care workers have a sense of duty. And yes, us doctors are driven by the Hippocratic oath. But none of us want to be martyrs. When we speak out publicly about the lack of PPE, we are calling attention to a public health crisis compounding the catastrophes of COVID-19.

Dr. Sanjeev K. Sriram ·


For National Doctors' Day, Forget the Donuts. Can We Get Some Damn Masks?

The inadequate supply of personal protective equipment has already killed patients and providers. This is not only dangerous, it is shameful.

Dr. Sanjeev K. Sriram ·


Our For-Profit Health Care System is Unjust—Only Medicare For All Can Fix It

When my patients struggle, it's not because they're unfortunate. It's because the system is unjust. We don't have to live like this.

Dr. Sanjeev K. Sriram ·


Are You Sure You Actually 'Like' Your Private Health Insurance?

In 2018, as millions of Americans borrowed $88 billion to pay for health care, 62 CEOs of health care companies made a combined total of $1.1 billion in compensation

Dr. Sanjeev K. Sriram ·


Why Does the American Medical Association Have Such a Feeble Response to Our Health Care Crisis?

AMA and their corporate friends at PAHCF are determined to protect every single ill-gotten dollar of their profits, even at the expense of patients’ lives

Dr. Sanjeev K. Sriram ·


Dr. King Would Want Us to Fight for Medicare For All

Now is the time for Medicare For All and for health care to be a basic human right regardless of where you live, what you earn, or what you look like

Dr. Sanjeev K. Sriram ·

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