Dr. Quader is a co-founder of Compassionate Care Network and a retired surgeon. He has also served on the Board of Albany Park Neighborhood Council (APNC), and Muslim Community Center (MCC) in Chicago. He is also a founding member of Community Builders Chicago (CBC), an organization devoted to empowering the community through education and civic engagement. As a ‘founding father’ of CCN, he has dedicated over 15 years of service to creating innovative ways of reducing health disparities in the community at large. Dr. Quader believes strongly in the need to improve healthcare access for all Americans, by breaking down barriers and creating new options for the underserved.