Dr. Preeti Chavan

Dr. Preeti Chavan

Advisor to CallDoctor.Today. Guiding, mentoring and on-boarding process for medical professions overseas and patient relationships.

LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/drpreetirchavan/en
Santa Clara
Member since March 16, 2015
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I am a(n):

First-time entrepreneur

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If you're an entrepreneur or corporate innovator, why?

I want to change the world.

My favorite startups:

Uber and AirBnB

What's most frustrating and rewarding about entrepreneurship/innovation?

Building "something" out of practically "nothing" is the most difficult and rewarding part of innovation.

What's the No. 1 mistake entrepreneurs/innovators make?

Getting tunnel vision

What are the top three lessons you've learned as an entrepreneur?

> Startups are hard, you need to love what you do else you will lose focus
> Surround yourself with like minded folks
> Keep making progress even if its small/baby steps

Full bio

General physician (India-MBBS) with 7 years experience as clinician and more than 5 years experience as research professional. After completing my degree in Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS), and internship, I worked as Medical officer in Sewagram Hospital and Trauma center, India.

Soon after was appointed as Assistant lecturer and Bood Bank Officer at Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, India. Have worked and completed Certification in Management of Adult HIV/AIDS in Resource Limited Settings-India from John Hopkins University, and started working as Sub-Investigator- Physician at National AIDS Research institute. NARI is a premier research organization working for HIV/AIDS in India, in collaboration with ICMR and NIH.

Relocated to United States in 2008 and started working as Clinical Research Coordinator at Stanford Cancer Institute, Stanford University after completing Clinical Trial Design and Management Certification. I'm primary study coordinator for Cooperative group Urology studies. Have also worked on melanoma and breast cancer studies.