Deputy Chief of Staff for Policy
Asim Mishra is the Deputy Chief of Staff for policy at the Corporation for National and Community Service. Asim plays a leadership role on CNCS policy issues, and key Administration and agency relationships. Most recently, Asim served as Director of the Urban Health Initiative at the University of Chicago Medical Center, where he directed a key institutional initiative to improve health outcomes through strategic partnerships and lead several Medical Center departments and community partners to implement community-based models of practice. Prior to that, Asim served as the Director of Community Affairs at the Medical Center, where he directed the operations for South Side Healthcare Collaborative, a partnership of 19 community health centers and the Emergency Department. While there, he also spearheaded the development of external volunteer programs to connect the medical center staff, faculty and students to the neighboring Southside community. Previously, Asim was a Community Education Manager at the American Red Cross of Greater Chicago and, perhaps mostly importantly, an AmeriCorps member at Public Allies in Chicago.