Chair of Digital Health and Sciences Screening Committee, Life Science Angels
Faz K. Bashi, MD, has a research background in Immunology and Virology from UCSF. He is the Chair of the Digital Health and Sciences Screening Committee at Life Science Angels (LSA), and an active member of the LSA Committee for Biotechnology & Pharmaceuticals. He is the Chair of the Angel Capital Association’s Life Sciences Syndication group. He a founding member and served 2 years on the Board of Directors of HealthTech Capital, and a member of the Berkeley Angel Network. He works as a consultant to Coleman Associates (www.patientvisitredesign.com) as a Deep Dive expert, and he coaches on workflow process improvement for public health clinics and safety net organizations across the US. He is passionate about novel technologies that improve the coordination and delivery of patient care through intelligent information brokering that enables true clinical collaboration, and is a member of the Advisory Board of Tiatros (www.tiatros.com), a Springboard Enterprise alumni company. He has been active as a mentor with Pacific Community Ventures, which creates jobs and economic opportunity by increasing investment in local businesses. He has worked at San Mateo Medical Center to develop and implement special clinical projects to help the underserved, including TeleDermatology, Diabetic Retinopathy Screening, and advancements in electronic medical records. He is an external Advisory Board member of UCSF’s Clinical and Translational Science Institute, and a mentor to the UCSF Lean Launchpad. Faz is an alumni member of the board of directors of a nonprofit foundation, called Vascular Cures (www.vascularcures.org), teaches Anatomy & Physiology at California Institute for Integral Studies, teaches motivated middle school kids from under-served communities at an amazing program called Peninsula Bridge (www.peninsulabridge.org) and he recently completed several triathlons with Team-In-Training (www.teamintraining.org) to raise funds for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, and will be training for IronMan events.