Sarwat I Chaudhry MD

Associate Professor of Medicine (General Medicine) and of Faculty of Arts and Sciences; Principal Investigator (SILVER-AMI & CHIRAL)

Biographical Info

Sarwat Chaudhry, MD is a board-certified internist who completed her clinical training at the University of Chicago. She came to Yale for the Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, and now holds a faculty position as Associate Professor of Medicine in the Section of General Medicine. She was recently funded to conduct a large-scale observational study, SILVER-AMI, of older patients with acute myocardial infarction. The goal of this study is to understand how non-traditional risk factors, such as frailty and cognitive impairment, impact the outcomes of this rapidly growing patient population. 3000 patients with AMI will be enrolled from across the country and followed for 6 months after hospital discharge. In addition, Dr. Chaudhry serves as Director of the Academic Hospitalist Program at Yale. In this role, she is conducting work to improve the safety and quality of hospitalized patients.

Education & Training

Loyola University (1991)
University of Chicago (1995)
Yale University School of Medicine - Clinical Epidemiology (2001-2003)
VA Connecticut Healthcare System - Clinical Epidemiology (2003-2005)
University of Chicago
Yale University, Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program
Board Certification
Internal Medicine, Board Certified  (1998)

Honors & Recognition

  • American Geriatrics Society
    Merck New Investigator Award (2009)
  • Director, Yale-New Haven Hospital/Yale School of Medicine Academic Hospitalist
  • Ralph I. Horwitz Lecturer, Department of Medicine
    Yale University (2011)
  • Outstanding Resident-Teacher Award
    University of Chicago Hospitals (1996)
  • Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine
  • National Institute on Aging Summer Institute
    NIA (2007)
  • AOA Honorary Medical Society

Professional Service

  • Cardiovascular Health Study Geriatrics Working Group (07/01/2008)
  • American Geriatrics Society(07/01/2008)
  • Member, Research Working Group (RWG), American College of Cardiology(ACC), Geriatric Cardiology Section (01/01/2013)
  • Member, Academic Hospitalist Task Force, Society of General Internal Medicine (01/01/2012)
  • Member, Research Working Group, Society of Hospital Medicine (01/01/2012)
  • Member, Research Training Subcommittee, American Geriatrics Society (01/01/2012)
  • Member, Council on Cardiovascular Care for Older Adults, American College of Cardiology (01/01/2012)
  • Committee Member, Medical Directors Leadership Council, Yale New Haven Hospital (01/01/2012)
  • Board of Directors, Greater New York Geriatric Cardiology Consortium (01/01/2011)
  • Member, Quality & Performance Measurement Committee, American Geriatrics Society (01/01/2010)
  • Member, Geriatrics Task Force, Society of General Internal Medicine (01/01/2010)

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