Bikash Gauchan is the Medical Director based at Bayalpata Hospital. He provides direct clinical and surgical care, leads the hospital’s Teaching Center of Excellence and oversees all strategy and programs related to medical team. Previously, he served as the House Officer at B. P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences [BPKIHS] where he provided critical care to patients visiting emergency department for acute clinical care. Bikash earned a MD in General Practice and Emergency Medicine from BPKIHS, and is a fellow in Global Health at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) and is pursuing online MPH from University of Liverpool. He also serves in the World Organization of Family Doctors Organizational Equity Committee and as an executive member of the Working Party on Rural Practice.