Auriel T. August, MD is a general surgery resident at Stanford Hospital as well as a Stanford Byers Biodesign Innovation Fellow. She received her undergraduate degree in biomedical engineering from Duke University. While at Duke she also served as the VP of the National Society of Black Engineers. She later obtained her medical degree from Dartmouth Medical School. Dr. August intends to spend her career using community outreach and technology to close the gap in healthcare delivery both domestically and abroad.