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Sarwat Chaudhry, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine (General Medicine); Co-Director, National Clinician Scholars Program; Vice-Chair/Chair-Elect, Dean’s Faculty Advisory Council

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Sarwat Chaudhry, MD

Patient Care Location

Mailing Address

  • Internal Medicine

    367 Cedar St. Harkness A Building, PO Box 208093

    New Haven, CT, 06520-8093

    United States

Sarwat Chaudhry
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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. Her work focuses on improving the care and outcomes of hospitalized patients, with a focus on older patients hospitalized for cardiovascular disease. Dr. Chaudhry serves as Director of the Academic Hospitalist Program at Yale and she founded the Center for Healthcare Innovation, Redesign, and Learning at Yale. This Center, originally funded by AHRQ, is studying and improving care in the hospital setting. In March 2019 she was appointed Vice-Chair/Chair-Elect of the Dean’s Faculty Advisory Council.  

Education & Training

  • MD
    University of Chicago
  • BS
    Loyola University
  • Resident
    University of Chicago
  • Fellow
    Yale University
  • Board Certification
    AB of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine (1998, recertified: 2008)

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Director, Yale-New Haven Hospital/Yale School of Medicine Academic Hospitalist2012
Ralph I. Horwitz Lecturer, Department of Medicine Yale University2011
American Geriatrics SocietyMerck New Investigator Award2009
Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine2008
National Institute on Aging Summer InstituteNIA2007
Outstanding Resident-Teacher AwardUniversity of Chicago Hospitals1996
AOA Honorary Medical Society1995

Professional Service

American College of Cardiology(ACC), Geriatric Cardiology SectionMember2013 - Present
Yale New Haven HospitalCommittee Member2012 - Present
Society of General Internal MedicineMember2012 - Present
Society of Hospital MedicineMember2012 - Present
American Geriatrics SocietyCommittee Member2012 - Present
American College of CardiologyMember2012 - Present
Greater New York Geriatric Cardiology ConsortiumBoard Member2011 - Present
American Geriatrics SocietyCommittee Member2010 - Present
Society of General Internal MedicineTask Force Member2010 - Present
Cardiovascular Health Study Geriatrics Working GroupDevelop and collaborate on studies with an aging focus using Cardiovascular Health Study data.2008 - Present
Junior faculty research working group; goal is to advance research efforts of junior faculty members of the American Geriatrics Society.2008 - Present

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