Sobia Ansari is a board certified emergency physician and activist who grew up in New York City and received her medical degree from SUNY-Downstate, Brooklyn. She completed a residency in Emergency Medicine at Drexel University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She moved to Chicago to pursue a Masters in Public Health at the University of Illinois at Chicago and a fellowship in International Emergency Medicine at Rush University Medical Center. She is an Assistant Professor and Emergency Physician at Rush University Medical Center. Sobia has worked with organizations like International Medical Corps and Konbit Sante to volunteer in Azerbaijan, Ethiopia, and Haiti. She is an active member of Doctors Demand Action, Physicians for a National Health Program, and the Illinois Single Payer Coalition. She loves being a mother to two boys and a dog, a wife to a talented attorney, and a physician with a conscience and a passion for action.