Dr. Shipra Arya is an Associate Professor of Surgery at Stanford and the Chief of Vascular Section at the Palo Alto Veterans Affairs Healthcare System. She has a Master's in Epidemiology from Harvard. She completed General Surgery Residency at Creighton followed by a Vascular Surgery Fellowship at University of Michigan. Dr. Arya received the Mentored Clinical and Population Research Award by the American Heart Association to develop novel risk prediction models for peripheral artery disease (PAD) patients to assess outcomes including cardiovascular morbidity and mortality, and reduce limb amputation. Her team has identified significant risk factors for limb loss in PAD. Dr. Arya has a lab at Stanford-Surgery Policy Improvement Research & Education Center (S-SPIRE) and is working to improve outcomes and enhance patient centered care in high risk vulnerable populations, broadly exploring vascular surgery and frailty. She is the site PI for multiple national trials including the CREST-2, CSP 599 TOP, and PROVE-AAA. She is also a co-I for the Million Veterans Program to study genome-wide associations in vascular conditions. Dr. Arya serves on the editorial board of the Annals of Vascular Surgery, and is the Chair of the leadership committee of the Association of Academic Surgery.