Kyle Fischer, MD, MPH, currently serves as the policy director for the HAVI. He leads the organization in coordinating, developing, and advocating for evidence-informed policy to end community violence. In addition to this role, he continues to practice as an emergency physician and fellowship director in health policy with the University of Maryland School of Medicine. His interest in violence prevention stems from his emergency medicine residency in Philadelphia where he volunteered with the Healing Hurt People program. Dr. Fischer possesses health policy experience with both non-profit organizations and state and federal legislatures including Wisconsin, Maryland, and the United States House of Representatives. He received a combined MD/MPH from the University of Wisconsin. Currently, he works clinically at University of Maryland Medical Center and University of Maryland Prince George’s Hospital Center.