Auriel August MD is a general surgery resident at Stanford Hospital passionate about health equity. She received her undergraduate degree in biomedical engineering from Duke University concentrating in biomechanics and biomaterials. While at Duke she spent 5 years improving deep brain stimulation for treatment of Parkinson's disease and essential tremor. She went on to earn her medical degree from Dartmouth Medical School where she was selected to the medical education scholar tract. While in residency she received training in medical device development as a Stanford-Byers Center Biodesign Innovation Fellow during which time Dr. August co-founded The Aquarius Lab, a medical device incubator. Dr. August plans to build a career using technology and design to close gaps in healthcare delivery worldwide.