05- Physician-Investor Series: Mark Shankar, MD (Summit Partners)

Episode 05 August 18, 2021 00:43:26
05- Physician-Investor Series: Mark Shankar, MD (Summit Partners)
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05- Physician-Investor Series: Mark Shankar, MD (Summit Partners)
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Show Notes

What is the difference between venture capital, private equity, and growth equity? What is the value of resilience and grit? And when exactly do you make that defining leap in your career? In this episode, we answer all these questions and more with our guest Mark Shankar, MD.

Mark focuses primarily on healthcare investing at Summit Partners, which invests in growth equity. Prior to Summit, Mark worked on the Healthcare Investment Banking Team at Goldman Sachs. In addition, he served as a clinical assistant professor of emergency medicine at the Columbia University Vagelos College of Physician & Surgeons and was an Emergency Medicine Resident at New York Presbyterian Hospital where he held the position of chief resident. He holds a BA from the University of California, Berkeley, an MD from the George Washington University School of Medicine, and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

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