Anil Potti Won ASCO Merit Award In 2006Anil Potti is board-certified in Medical Oncology-a branch of science which deals with tumors or cancer. He is anexperienced clinician who has gained immense popularity for taking care of patients suffering from lung cancer.He possesses a brilliant academic record, having attended leading educational institutions to pursue hiseducation. He obtained his Bachelor of Medicine & Surgery degree (M.B.B.S.) from Christian Medical College &Hospital, Vellore, India.Christian Medical College & Hospital is among the largest medical centers in India and strives to achieveexcellence in education, service and research. It aims at the establishment, maintenance and development ofChristian Medical College and Hospitals where students can receive the education of highest grade in the artand science of medicine, nursing and other related professions. Through education and training, CMC isdedicated to developing ethically sound, professionally excellent and compassionate persons who go out asservant leaders of health teams. It has over 7, 600 staff members comprising over 1,200 doctors and 2, 400nurses. It is particularly reputed for its departments such as Gastroenterology and Neurosciences.During his career, Anil Potti has won many awards, such as ASCO Merit Award (2006), Alpha Omega Alpha(1999), Outstanding Teacher of the Year award- medical students, Leonard P. Tow Humanism in MedicineAward, Outstanding Teacher Award- Internal Medicine Residents, AACR Translational Research ExcellenceAward, Robert Silber Research Prize, ASCO IDEA Mentor Award (in 2008 and 2009), Burroughs WellcomePhysician award and more. Apart from that, he is the previous member of American Association of CancerResearch, American Society of Clinical Oncology, Alpha Omega Alpha Honor society, National Lung CancerPartnership, and Correlative Science Committee of CALGB.Anil Potti has three years of experience working as Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine, UNDSchool of Medicine and Health Sciences. He is a dedicated philanthropist who donates money to the localchurch and the local school system. He also actively participates in various volunteering and other outdooractivities. In his leisure time, he likes to watch movies.