I am Kashif Chaudhry, a physician (Cardiac Electrophysiology fellow) working in the Boston area. I have served as a former Chairman of the Muslim Writers Guild of America, and have been published in various American (NY Times, CNN, The NJ Record, Daily Caller etc) and Pakistani publications (DAWN, Express Tribune, Daily Times, The Nation). I regularly blog at The Huffington Post.

I take keen interest in issues surrounding religious extremism in the Muslim world, especially Pakistan. I also keep a keen eye on issues pertaining to the Muslim-American community. I also have a passion for humanitarian work and am a registered first responder with the international charity Humanity FIRST. My major interests include Medicine, Human rights and the fight for universal freedom of conscience. Follow me on twitter @KashifMD