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Karthik Rohatgi, MD

Hospital Resident


Karthik is a resident in the Yale Internal Medicine Primary Care Residency Program, and a participant in the Global Health & Equity Distinction Pathway. His main academic interest is in population health equity, in particular screening for and interventions to address health-related social needs. He has worked on a variety of health equity-related issues, including access to nutritious food, community green space, affordable medications and lung cancer screening. He completed his undergraduate training at Washington University in St. Louis, where he graduated summa cum laude, and he received his M.D. from Washington University School of Medicine in 2022.

Education & Training

  • MD
    Washington University School of Medicine (2022)
  • BA
    Washington University in St. Louis, Mathematics (Honors Program in Statistics) (2018)


  • The association between the timing of prior natural infection and vaccination and subsequent risk of COVID-19-related hospitalization among individuals with hybrid immunity to SARS-CoV-2
    Boston, MA, United States 2024
    SGIM Annual Meeting
  • Exploring the co-benefits of activity promoting spaces: examining the role of urban green spaces for mental wellbeing
    Online. 2021
    Active Living Conference
  • Geospatial Characterization of Green Space and its Relation to Neighborhood Sociodemographics and Health in the St. Louis Metropolitan Area (Missouri, U.S.)
    Orlando, FL, United States 2020
    Active Living Conference
  • Strategies to Increase Redemptions: Lessons from a Nevada Nonprofit
    Juneau, AK, United States 2016
    National Association of Farmers' Market Nutrition Programs Conference
  • Farm Fresh For Kids
    Reno, NV, United States 2013

Honors & Recognition

Yale/Stanford Global Health Scholar2024
Gold Humanism Honor Society2021
Phi Beta Kappa2018
Penelope W. and E. Roe Stamps IV Leadership Scholar2014
United States Presidential Scholar2014

Professional Service

Society of General Internal MedicineMember2024

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