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Snigdha Jain, MD, MHS


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Snigdha Jain, MD, MHS


Snigdha Jain is an Instructor in the Section of Pulmonary, Critical care and Sleep Medicine at Yale School of Medicine. Dr. Jain completed her medical school at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences and residency in Internal Medicine at University of Iowa before starting her fellowship in pulmonary and critical care medicine at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. She joined Yale as a post-doctoral fellow in the NIA-funded T32 Geriatric Clinical Epidemiology and Aging-Related Research program to pursue her research interest of improving health outcomes of critically ill older adults. Her primary research interests include improving health equity in patient-centered outcomes of older adults with serious illnesses including critical illness and advanced chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

Her research investigating differences in healthcare delivery as a potential mechanism for disparities in outcomes of older adults hospitalized with critical illness, and distressing symptoms among them, has been funded by the Francis Family Foundation Fellowship Award, the Yale Pepper Scholar Award, and the Yale Center for Clinical Investigation Scholar Award.

Education & Training

  • MHS
    Yale (2022)
  • MD
    All India Institute of Medical Sciences


  • Board Certification
    AB of Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease (2020)
  • Board Certification
    AB of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine (2016)

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Scholar AwardYale Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Center2022
Francis Family Foundation Fellowship Award2022
Early Career Investigator Travel AwardResearch Centers Collaborative Network2022
Emerging Generations AwardAmerican Society for Clinical Investigation (ASCI)2022

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