Sarwat I Chaudhry MD

Associate Professor of Medicine (General Medicine); Principal Investigator (SILVER-AMI Study)

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)
University of Chicago
Yale University, Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program 
Board Certification
Internal Medicine, Board Certified  (1998)

Honors & Recognition

  • Summa Cum Laude
    Loyola University (1991)
  • AOA Honorary Medical Society
  • National Institute on Aging Summer Institute
    NIA (2007)

Professional Service

  • Member, Cardiovascular Health Study Geriatrics Working Group (07/01/2008)
  • Member, American Geriarics Society (07/01/2008)

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