Dr. Sunil Sabharwal is Chief of Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) at the VA Boston Health Care System, VISN 1 SCI Service Line Director and the SCI Fellowship Director at Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts. Dr. Sabharwal has considerable experience in SCI-related clinical, research and education leadership. He serves as a Board Director of the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and chair of its SCI Committee. In the past year, he served temporarily as Acting National Director of the VA Spinal Cord Injuries and Disorders System of Care. He is the author of a book on essentials of spinal cord medicine, which is a well-regarded resource for clinicians and trainees. His has received the Excellence Award of the American Paraplegia Society, Outstanding Achievement Award of the American Board of PM&R, James J Peters award of the Academy of Spinal Cord Injury Professionals, Distinguished Federal Supervisor of the Year by the Greater Boston Federal Executive Board, Curtis Prout Fellowship in Medical Education at Harvard Medical School, and several teaching awards and honors.