"My IUD migrated out of place. It happens, and it wasn't necessarily anyone's fault. Here's what should never happen: It took over 3 years of advocating for myself before a doctor would remove it." - Malia
Malia is a passionate entrepreneur, healthcare optimist, and fellow patient with a V. She founded the POV to help others like her successfully advocate for themselves and their healthcare.
"In my time working as a physician for over 20 years, I've seen health insurance change drastically. Coverage has degraded while costs have increased. These changes have led to less access to vital healthcare and poorer outcomes." - Kirti
Kirti is a board-certified gynecologist at UMass Memorial Healthcare and The POV’s Chief Medical Officer, where she hopes to make high quality and compassionate care accessible.