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Danish Zaidi

Hospital Resident

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Danish Zaidi, MD, MTS, MBE


Danish Zaidi is a resident physician in the Department of Internal Medicine at Yale University School of Medicine and Yale-New Haven Hospital. He completed medical school at Wake Forest, his Master of Bioethics at Harvard Medical School, and his Master of Theological Studies at Harvard Divinity School. Dr. Zaidi's research interests are at the intersection of bioethics, cardiovascular disease, and health policy. He has served on the board of the American Society for Bioethics and Humanities and was nominated in 2021 by the President of the American Medical Association (AMA) to serve a 3-year term on the AMA Council of Ethical & Judicial Affairs. At Yale, he is on faculty for the Professional Responsibility course for first-year medical students. Outside of the hospital, he enjoys basketball, the University Art Gallery, and New Haven pizza.

Education & Training

  • MD
    Wake Forest School of Medicine (2020)
  • MBE
    Harvard Medical School (2016)
  • MTS
    Harvard Divinity School (2016)
  • BA
    Georgetown University, Theology (2013)

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
GHHS InducteeGold Humanism Honor Society2020
FASPE Medical FellowFellowships at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics (FASPE)2019
40 Under 40 Healthcare InnovatorMedTech Boston2018
Robert R. Perz ScholarWake Forest School of Medicine2017

Professional Service

American Medical Association Council on Ethical and Judicial AffairsCouncil Member2021 - Present
New Haven County Medical AssociationBoard Member2021 - Present
American Society for Bioethics and HumanitiesBoard of Directors2017 - 2018
AMA Journal of EthicsEditor2016 - 2018