Eric Esrailian is the co-chief of the Vatche and Tamar Manoukian Division of Digestive Diseases at the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and is the Lincy Foundation Chair in Clinical Gastroenterology. Dr. Esrailian is involved in strategic planning and engagement between UCLA and partners to promote health, education, social impact, and human rights. He is also on the board of several nonprofit organizations including the Hammer Museum, Fulfillment Fund, XPRIZE, and the Motion Picture & Television Fund (MPTF) Foundation Board of Governors. He is also the co-manager and producer for Survival Pictures’ The Promise. Esrailian attended the University of California, Berkeley and graduated with a major in integrative biology and a minor in English. He subsequently graduated from the Loma Linda University School of Medicine. He ultimately completed his gastroenterology fellowship at UCLA where he earned a Master of Public Health.
Elected to the AGBU Central Board of Directors in 2016