Cyrus Buckman, from Accra, Ghana, is pursuing an MD at Stanford School of Medicine as a Knight-Hennessy Scholar. He graduated from Earlham College with a bachelor’s degree in biochemistry. Cyrus aspires to bring improved healthcare access to people living in underserved communities across the globe. At Stanford, Cyrus served on the Organization for Global Health board to promote global health initiatives. He also served as the Community Outreach Chair of the Cardinal Free Clinics, which provides access to high-quality transitional medical care for underserved patient populations in the Bay area. Cyrus is passionate about providing mentorship and educational resources to help students achieve their potential. He has advised several pre-med students through the medical school application process to pay forward the support he received on his journey. When he is not studying or catching up with family and friends, Cyrus can be found playing tennis, ping pong, or soccer.