Dr. Suratha Elango is a primary care pediatrician and community health advocate at Texas Children's Hospital/Baylor College of Medicine. She grew up in San Antonio, received her bachelor’s degree in biology from Harvard University, medical degree from UT Southwestern Medical School in 2010, and then completed her residency and chief residency in pediatrics at the University of California San Francisco. After residency, she became a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholar at the University of Pennsylvania where she obtained a Master of Science in Health Policy. Dr. Elango moved to Houston in August 2017 and works clinically with an underserved Medicaid population at The Center for Children and Women - Southwest. She is passionate about improving the health and well-being of vulnerable children and families through innovative cross-sector initiatives utilizing systems and design thinking.