Dr. Gulshan Harjee gave up a lucrative private medical practice to see patients free of charge. After growing up with limited access to medical care, she now exclusively sees patients who are uninsured and underserved. Her personal story is unique and moving. It is a tale of forced emigration, sacrifice and generosity that took her from Tanzania to Pakistan to Iran and eventually the US. Surviving malaria, typhoid, and cancer gave her a real appreciation for the value of access to medical care. “Those are all elements that stopped me and told me I need to pay it forward," she says in the video.

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