Vineet Arora

Dr. Vineet Arora is a Herbert T. Abelson Professor of Medicine and Dean for Medical Education at The University of Chicago Medicine, Pritzker School of Medicine. As Dean, she oversees undergraduate medical education, graduate medical education, continuing medical education and provides key leadership for the simulation-based training programs at University of Chicago.  Dr. Arora is also an elected member of the National Academy of Medicine whose work improving care and learning in teaching hospitals has been funded by NIH, AHRQ and the Macy Foundation, has been cited over 10,000 times. Her work on improving sleep, fatigue and handoffs was influential in improving working conditions for residents.  As an advocate for improving equity and opportunity in academic medicine, she has been an influential voice for women in medicine and leads NIH-funded programs to improve mentoring for women and minority future physician scientists.  She is a member of the Board of Directors for the American Board of Internal Medicine and the Joint Commission.  Dr. Arora is a thought leader on the topics of the healthcare workforce, medical education, patient safety, hospital medicine, use of social media in medicine, training clinicians to tackle misinformation, and gender equity.

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