Ayushi Shrivastava is a University Innovation Fellow and joint MBA/MPH student at the Yale School of Management (SOM) and Yale School of Public Health. She is focusing her students on the application of design thinking to solve complex challenges in healthcare. Ayushi grew up in Nixa, MO and earned her undergraduate degree in Public Policy Studies with a focus in Health Policy from the University of Chicago. After her undergraduate studies Ayushi was a technical strategist and consultant on the health policy team at Cerner, an electronic medical records vendor. She worked with large healthcare networks to ensure their workflows complied with the latest federal and state regulations and collaborated with the executive teams at these networks to strategize ways to maximize their regulatory incentive rewards. Ayushi is passionate about working with stakeholders across the various areas of healthcare to devise innovative ways to improve patient care.
At Yale, Ayushi is a club leader for the Yale SOM Design + Innovation Club, where she helps to instill creative confidence in her fellow MBA students and forge partnerships across various student organizations and groups on campus.