Personal tragedy inspired Nivita Sharma at 16 years of age to lay the foundation for EqualMed, which is officially registered as a 501(c)(3) tax exempt public charity with the IRS and incorporated in the State of Georgia. Her medical charitable efforts is in its 10th year with even greater need to help the less fortunate in years to come. Currently, she is a PGY-1 at Duke Internal Medicine Residency Program. She completed her M.D. at Weill Cornell Medicine (WCM) in New York. Nivita is an inductee of the prestigious Gold Humanism Honor Society in medicine, Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Kappa Phi, and Palladia Women’s Society. At WCM she served as a senior clinician at the community clinic, internal medicine clerkship peer to peer mentor, and tutor for medical students. She also volunteers/volunteered on numerous bodies such as the WCM Center for Human Rights, WCM Admissions, WCM Telehealth Taskforce, and New York State COVID-19 Vaccination Program. She is also a certified Red Cross first aid responder.
As an active medical researcher, Nivita Sharma has published/presented more than 25 medical research studies. While at WCM, Nivita received the Gloria Friedman Teaching Award and Clinical and Translational Science Center summer research fellowship.