Saima I Chaudhry, MD

Chaudhry Saima I
Specialties
Internal Medicine
Gender
Female

Primary Office
Graduate Medical Education
3111 Stirling Road
Hollywood, FL 33021
Phone
954-265-7248
Fax:
954-986-5156

Meet the Physician

Chief Academic Officer, Memorial Healthcare System

Saima I. Chaudhry, MD joined Memorial Healthcare System as Chief Academic Officer in November 2015, previously serving as Vice Chair for Education in the Department of Medicine at North Shore LIJ Health System.

Dr. Chaudhry is a board-certified internist. She earned her medical degree from New York University in 1996, and completed her internship and residency in internal medicine from the University of California at Los Angeles in 1999, and completed her Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Fellowship there in 2001. Dr. Chaudhry earned her master’s of science degree in healthcare services administration at UCLA in 2001.

Languages
  • Punjabi

Research

Awards and honors

  • Outstanding Women Leaders of Long Island, 2014
  • “Behind the White Coat” Featured Clinician, Greater New York Hospital Association, 2013
  • North Shore LIJ Executive Physician Leadership Program, 2011-2013
  • Team STEPPS Master Trainer, 2010
  • APDIM National Research Awards Lunch, 2007
  • Teacher of the Year, 2003

Professional organizations

  • New York State Council on Graduate Medical Education
  • Association of Program Directors in Internal Medicine
  • Alliance for Academic Internal Medicine
  • American College of Physicians
  • American College of Healthcare Executives
  • Greater New York Hospital Association
  • Academy Health

Recent publications

  • “Gender Differences in Salary of Internal Medicine Residency Directors: A National Survey,” American Journal of Medicine, 2014
  • “Curricular Content of Internal Medicine Residency Programs: A Nationwide Report,” American Journal of Medicine, 2014
  • “The New Internal Medicine Fellowship Match Timeline: A Change in the Right Direction,” American Journal of Medicine, 2014
  • “Impact on House Staff Evaluation Scores When Changing from a Dreyfus to a Milestone-Based Evaluation Model: One Internal Medicine Residency Program’s Findings,” Medical Education Online, 2014
  • “Impact of an Educational Intervention on a Post-Discharge VTE Prophylaxis Quality Improvement Initiative,” Journal of Clinical Outcomes Management, 2013
  • “Challenges with Continuity Clinic and Core Faculty Accreditation Requirements,” American Journal of Medicine, 2013
  • “Moving Forward in GME Reform: A 4+1 Model of Resident Ambulatory Training,” Journal of General Internal Medicine, 2013
  • “Resident Recruitment Costs: A National Survey of Internal Medicine Program Directors,” American Journal of Medicine, 2013
  • “Milestone-Based Assessment: One Program’s Journey,” Academic Internal Medicine Insight, 2013
  • “Anticipated Consequences of the 2011 Duty Hours Standards: Views of Internal Medicine and Surgery Program Directors,” Academic Medicine, 2012
  • “Accountability and Transparency in Graduate Medical Education Expenditures,” American Journal of Medicine, 2012
  • “Preventive Health Services Delivery to South Asians in the United States,” Journal of Immigrant Minority Health, 2012
  • “Challenges with Duty Hour Reforms: A Survey of Residency Program Directors,” American Journal of Medicine, 2011

Presentations

  • “National Trends in Medical Education: Presidents Plenary,” Association of Program Directors in Internal Medicine National Meeting, 2015
  • “Using Quantitative and Qualitative Data to Successfully Report the ACGME Milestones,” Association of Program Directors in Internal Medicine Annual Meeting, 2015
  • “Dashboards of Resident Competence for an Academic Department of Medicine,” Association of Program Directors in Internal Medicine Annual Meeting, 2015
  • “Payment and Delivery System Reform: What All Medical Students Need to Know,” Hofstra NSLIJ School of Medicine, 2015
  • “Initiatives to Reduce Hospital Admission for High-Risk Medicaid Patients,” North Shore LIJ Health System, GMEC Meeting, 2015
  • “Team-Based Learning in a Residency Led Patient-Centered Medical Home,” Society of General Internal Medicine Regional Meeting, 2015
  • “Health Reform Series for House Staff: Payment and Delivery System Reform,” Department of Medicine, Health Reform Week NSLIJ Health System, 2015
  • “Bundled Payments vs. Traditional Fee for Service: A National Debate,” Department of Medicine, Health Reform Week NSLIJ Health System, 2015
  • “Anatomy and Physiology of Successful Evidence-Based Medicine: Getting Started,” NSLIJ Health System, 2015
  • “Empanelment in Residency to Enhance Continuity of Care,” North Shore LIJ Health System Team-Based Learning Conference, 2015
  • “The ACGME CLER Visit: Aligning Patient Safety Across Institutional Aims,” Department of Medicine, NSLIJ Health System, 2015
  • “Nominal Group Technique for Qualitative Curricular Evaluation,” Association of Program Directors in Internal Medicine Annual Meeting, 2014
  • “Patient Safety and Quality Improvement: Aligning Regulatory and Institutional Incentives,” New York Chapter Association of Program Directors in Internal Medicine Annual Meeting, 2014
  • “Assessing Non-Inferiority Trials,” NSLIJ Health System Hospitalist EBM Course, 2014
  • “Curricula to Improve Quality of Care in a PCMH Teaching Clinic,” New York State Department of Health, 2014
  • “Improving Clinical Teaching Skills in Your Department,” Frank H. Netter, MD School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University, 2013
  • “Resident Physician Competence and Evaluation,” Association of Program Directors in Internal Medicine Annual Meeting, 2013
  • “The ‘How-To’ of Faculty Development: Educating Faculty on Resident Evaluation,” Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education National Meeting, 2013
  • “Resident as Teacher,” Virginia Commonwealth University, 2013
  • “A Block System for Reducing Fragmentation of Care in Academic Teaching Hospitals,” Greater New York Hospital Association, 2013
  • “Educating Faculty on Resident Remediation,” North Shore LIJ Health System, 2013
  • “Evaluation of Resident Competence in the Era of the ACGME Milestones,” Lenox Hill Hospital, 2013
  • “Evaluation of Physician Competence,” St. Luke’s Roosevelt Hospital Association of Program Directors of Internal Medicine New York Chapter Meeting, 2013
  • “Oxygen Delivery Systems,” North Shore LIJ Health System, 2014, 2013, 2012
  • “A Rational Approach to Chest Pain and the Creation of a Short-Stay Unit,” North Shore LIJ Health System, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011
  • “Bridging the Milestones Across the Medical Education Continuum,” 33rd Annual Meeting of Generalists in Medical Education, 2012
  • “Improving Leadership Skills for Physician Faculty,” King Fahad Medical City, 2012
  • “The Role of Hospitalists in Academic Medical Centers: Strategies for Success,” Hospitalist Summit, North Shore LIJ Health System, 2012
  • “Defining and Assessing House Staff Clinical Skills through ACGME Competencies,” North Shore LIJ Health System, 2012
  • “Improving Leadership Skills for Geneticists,” CW Post, Long Island University, Brookville, New York, 2012
  • “Advanced Education in the Areas of Curriculum and Instruction Planning,” North Shore LIJ Health System, 2012
  • “The Master Teacher,” Drexel University College of Medicine, 2011
  • Grand Rounds, “Information Mastery for Evidence-Based Medicine,” King Fahaf Medical City, 2011
  • “Faculty as Leader,” King Fahad Medical City, 2011
  • “Use of Decision Aids for Evaluation of Pharyngitis,” Hofstra North Shore LIJ School of Medicine, 2011
  • “Update on New Drugs for Atrial Fibrillation,” ACP/SHM Multiple Small Feedings of the Mind, Huntington, New York, 2011

Education

Education
  • New York University School Of Medicine, 1996
Residencies
  • Ucla Medical Center, 1999, Internal Medicine
Certifications
  • American Board of Internal Medicine-Internal Medicine

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