P.D. Soros Fellowship for New Americans


Amit Jain, 2010

MD, Johns Hopkins University

Amit Jain is an immigrant from India

Fellowship awarded to support work towards an MD in Medicine at Johns Hopkins University

Amit Jain, MD is currently a Chief resident at Johns Hopkins Hospital in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery. Amit is specializing in spine surgery. Amit's work on surgical treatment of adults and children with spinal conditions has already resulted in more than 70 peer-reviewed publications, and numerous podium presentations and awards at national and international forums. Amit is passionately committed to serving and advocating for his patients through his clinical, teaching, and research efforts.

Amit was born in India and immigrated to the United States with his family when he was eleven. He graduated valedictorian from Folsom High School (2004), High Honors in Bioengineering from University of California at Berkeley (2008), and M.D. class speaker from Johns Hopkins School of Medicine (2012). In addition to being a Paul & Daisy Soros Fellow, Amit was a Rhodes scholarship finalist. Amit enjoys travelling, cooking, and spending time with his family. 

  • MD Medicine | Johns Hopkins University 2012
  • BS Bioengineering | University of California, Berkeley 2008
  • Russell A. Hibbs Award for Best Clinical Paper at Scoliosis Research Society (2011)
  • Best Scientific Paper, National Medical Association- Orthopaedic Section (2012)
  • Thomas Whitecloud Award for Best Clinical Paper at IMAST, Washington DC (2016)
  • AOA Resident Leadership Forum (2016)
  • AAOS/OREF/ORS Clinician Scholar Development Program (2015)
  • Best Clinical Paper, International Congress on Early Onset Scoliosis (2014)
Work History
  • Johns Hopkins Hospital, Chief Resident, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
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