Agra born Devika Bhushan is working as Surgeon General of California. She is the daughter of Mr. Indu Bhushan, who founded the Ayushman Bharat Mission to provide annual cashless hospitalization of Rs 5 lakh for over 10 crore vulnerable families in India. Devika, 35 years,has written a policy analysis on preventing gun violence, lead poisoning legal implementation in the US. She passed bachelor’s degree from Columbia University, an MD from Harvard Medical School and a general pediatrics residency from the Johns Hopkins Hospital Bloomberg Children’s Center. Prior to this, She served on Stanford’s faculty as a clinical instructor in the Department of General Pediatrics.