Gene Bukhman, MD, PhD is an Assistant Professor of Medicine and an Assistant Professor of Global Health and Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School. He is Board-certified in internal medicine and cardiology with special competence in echocardiography. He is an attending physician at the Brigham and Women's Hospital and at the VA Boston Healthcare System. Dr Bukhman is the cardiology director for Partners In Health and the Senior Technical Advisor on Non-communicable Disease to the Rwandan Ministry of Health. Dr. Bukhman received his MD and PhD in medical anthropology at the University of Arizona. He completed the Internal Medicine Residency Program at the Brigham and Women's Hospital and a cardiology fellowship at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. He is the Director of the Program in Global Non-Communicable Disease and Social Change, and teaches in the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School.