P.D. Soros Fellowship for New Americans

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Amit Kaushal, 2007

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine and Adjunct Professor of Bioengineering, Stanford University

Amit Kaushal is the child of immigrants from India

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

Amit Kaushal, MD, PhD is Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine (Stanford-VA) and Adjunct Professor of Bioengineering at Stanford University. Dr. Kaushal's work spans clinical medicine, teaching, research, and industry.

He helped launch Stanford School of Engineering's undergraduate major in Biomedical Computation and has served as long-time director of the major. The major has graduated over 70 students since inception and was recently featured in Nature.

His research interests are in utilizing machine learning and various healthcare-related data streams in novel and ethical ways to improve the practice of medicine. He is a faculty executive member of Stanford's Partnership for AI-Assisted Care, and he has recently been working with public health agencies to improve scale and speed of contact tracing for COVID-19. 

He has previously held executive and advisory roles in industry, working at the interface of technology and healthcare. He continues to practice as an academic hospitalist.

Dr. Kaushal completed his BS (Biomedical Computation), MD, PhD (Biomedical Informatics), and residency training at Stanford. He is board-certified in Internal Medicine and Clinical Informatics. His parents come to the United States from Punjab, India.

Education
  • PhD Biomedical Informatics | Stanford University 2013
  • MD Medicine | Stanford University 2013
  • BS Biomedical Computation | Stanford University 2004
  • MS Biomedical Informatics | Stanford University 2004
Work History
  • Stanford University, Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine and Adjunct Professor of Bioengineering
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