Dr. Amy Smith spent her early years in remote areas of Honduras, where her family founded a hospital and a rural health education program, and her love of clinical medicine and public health was born. She received the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation scholarship, completed a BA in nutritional sciences at Cornell University, an MD at George Washington University, and an MPH at the Harvard School of Public Health. She then completed residency in Family Medicine at Cambridge Health Alliance (CHA)-Tufts in Malden. Since residency she has worked as a primary care physician at CHA. While managing a busy practice she has worked on various quality and process improvement projects across her healthcare organization. She is committed to partnering with others in systems change and innovation towards improved health and well-being for all, particularly for its most vulnerable community members.