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Rohan Khera, MBBS, MS

Assistant Professor


Dr. Khera is an Assistant Professor in the Section of Cardiovascular Medicine. He is a general cardiologist at the Yale New Haven Hospital, data science, health policy and outcomes researcher at the Yale School of Medicine, and an investigator at Yale’s Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation. Dr. Khera is a graduate of the All-India Institute of Medical Sciences where he was a National Young Investigator Scholarship awardee. During his internal medicine residency training at the University of Iowa and his cardiology fellowship training at UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dr. Khera received the American College of Cardiology’s Young Investigator Award and the Francois Abboud Young Investigator Award, in addition to being inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society for his academic accomplishments. Dr. Khera also received the Jeremiah Stamler Distinguished Young Investigator Research Award for 2021.

Dr. Khera’s research focuses on evaluating the quality of care and patient outcomes across hospitals in the United States and identifying targets for interventions aimed at improving the outcomes of patients. His work has specifically addressed the vast variation in adherence to evidence-based therapy, uptake of novel care practices and treatments, and rigorous evaluation of national health policies and their effects on hospital practices and patient outcomes. Dr. Khera’s work leverages national registries and large databases, and increasingly focuses on the use of the electronic health record and advanced data science tools to evaluate both the quality of care patients receive and their outcomes. The work he has led has been published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), BMJ, Circulation, JAMA Internal Medicine, Journal of the American College of Cardiology, and JAMA Cardiology, among others. Further details about his ongoing research are available at

Education & Training

  • Fellowship
    UT Southwestern Medical Center (2020)
  • MS
    UT Southwestern Medical Center (2019)
  • Clinical Scholar
    UT Southwestern Medical Center (2019)
  • Residency
    University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine (2016)
  • Internship
    University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine (2014)
  • MBBS
    All India Institute of Medical Sciences (2011)

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Jeremiah Stamler Distinguished Young Investigator Research Award2021
Young Investigator AwardAmerican College of Cardiology2019
Young Investigator AwardAmerican Heart Association Resuscitation Science2018
Francois M. Abboud Internal Medicine Research AwardUniversity of Iowa Carver College of Medicine2015
Outstanding Junior Resident in Internal MedicineUniversity of Iowa Carver College of Medicine2015
Quality of Care Outcomes and Research (QCOR) Young Investigator Award, FinalistAmerican Heart Association2015
Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society2015

Professional Service

American Heart Association QCOR Early Career CommitteeMember2021 - Present
American Heart Association QCOR Specialty Conference Program CommitteeMember2021 - Present
American Heart Association Data Science and Precision Medicine Science SubcommitteeFaculty Member2021 - Present
American College of Cardiology Digital Strategies CommitteeAd-hoc Member2021 - Present
American Heart Association/American College of Cardiology Task Force for Performance measures.Board Member2018 - 2020
American Heart Association Emergency Cardiovascular CommitteeBoard Member2017 - Present

Departments & Organizations