Dr. Anushree Vichare is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management at the Milken Institute School of Public Health at George Washington University. Dr. Vichare has a PhD in Healthcare Policy and Research and is a primary care physician. Her research is focused on investigating the role of state and federal policies in affecting healthcare access, utilization and health outcomes among low-income populations along with a focus on cancer care for vulnerable populations. She has previously worked with medical societies in developing practice improvement tools such as clinical practice guidelines and quality measures to improve cancer care. In her current role, Dr. Vichare has been involved in research projects that examine the role of healthcare system level factors such as cost-sharing, physician reimbursement and patient-provider communication in disparities related to healthcare access and quality of care among the underserved populations.