Biography

Dr. Chowdhury is originally from India where she finished her medical school. She subsequently completed her Internal Medicine Residency in Rochester, NY and went on to serve as the Chief Resident for an additional year. During her chief year, Dr Chowdhury was involved in a $700,000 funded Hypertension Grant for resident education and mentored them in various projects and presentations. Furthermore, she designed a new model of Ambulatory Rotation to improve their exposure in Primary Care Training.  She then worked as an academic hospitalist for many years at a large Tertiary Care Hospital, continuing her role as a teaching attending. It is her passion for Medical Education that drove her to pursue an academic career at UTSW. Dr Chowdhury brings to UTSW a strong background in Resident Education.  She has a keen interest in Improving Patient Safety and minimizing medical errors by continued improvisation in quality of care,effective communication and coordination of care.

Outside of Medicine, she enjoys live music and traveling besides spending time with her kids.

 

Education

Medical School
Bharti Vidyapeeth Medical College (2004)
Residency
Rochester General Hospital Program (2010), Internal Medicine

Specialty Areas

  • Hospitalist (In-Patient Care)

Clinical Interest

  • Hospitalist Medicine
  • Research Interest

    • Quality Improvement Projects dealing with Patient Safety and Medical Errors

    Honors & Awards

    • Best Resident of the Year
      Rochester General Hospital (2010)
    • Honorable Mention, Exception Patient Care
      Democratic & Chronicle Newspaper, Rochester, NY (2008)
    • Winner, Clinical Vignette
      Strong Memorial Hospital Annual Citywide Poster Competition, Rochester, NY (2008)

    Professional Associations/Affiliations

    • American College of Physicians (2016)