Ishan came to the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai from UC Berkeley, where he majored in Chemical Biology. Before attending Icahn, Ishan was a researcher at the UCSF Bakar Computational Health Sciences Institute. He entered the MD program in 2018.
While at Icahn, Ishan served as the President of the COVID Volunteer Taskforce where he helped organize PPE delivery, vaccination campaigns, and community outreach efforts. He also received a urology research fellowship from the New York Academy of Medicine to study bladder cancer. Ishan was a member of the Hasso Plattner Institute at Mount Sinai where he published over 30 research papers, including 8 first author publications.
Ishan would like to thank his family, friends, and invaluable research mentors, including Dr. Girish Nadkarni, Dr. Benjamin Glicksberg, and Dr. Mantu Gupta.
Ishan will graduate with his MD degree and continue his residency training in Internal Medicine at Stanford.