Faz Bashi

Faz K. Bashi, MD, has a research background in Immunology and Virology from UCSF.  He is an active member of Life Science Angel’s (LSA) in Silicon Valley. He has served as the Chair of LSA’s Digital Health & Sciences Screening Committee, Chair of LSA’s Device Screening Committee, LSA Board of Directors, and is a member of the Biotech/Pharma Screening Committee. He is a member of Berkeley Angel Network. He is Lead Venture Investor with Portfolia’s FemTech Fund focused on women’s health and wellness.

He serves as a Board Member of the Angel Capital Association (ACA) where he is Chair of the Collaboration Committee, and Chair of the ACA’s Life Sciences Syndication group.  He is active with UCSF’s Entrepreneurship Startup 101 and Lean Launchpad, UCSFs CTSI external advisory board, Johns Hopkins External Advisory Board CBID program, and Springboard Enterprises Life Sciences Council focused on women entrepreneurs.

He was a founding member of HealthTech Capital where he served on the Board of Directors. He worked at San Mateo Medical Center to develop and implement special clinical projects to help the underserved, including TeleDermatology, Diabetic Retinopathy Screening, and advancements in electronic medical records.

He is a Partner at CAIDence CARE Consulting, as well as a consultant to Patient Visit Redesign on workflow process improvement for community health centers, and safety net organizations across the US.  He volunteers his time with Peninsula Bridge program to help the underserved kids of East Palo Alto get inspired about their futures via education. He is committed to helping find treatments for Tinnitus, Autism, Lupus, and Vascular diseases. He completed several triathlons with Team-In-Training to raise funds for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.

My Sessions

Resources for Women Owned and Minority Businesses

Coronado Room

Diversity is critical for economic success. This session will focus on specific resources to encourage participation of women and minorities in small businesses.