Amit Shah, M.D.

Associate Professor

Department: Internal Medicine


Medical School Baylor College of Medicine (2002)
Internship/Residency University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago (2005), Internal Medicine
Fellowship The Johns Hopkins Hospital (2007), Geriatric Medicine

Specialty Areas

Clinical Interests

  • Osteoporosis

Research Interests

  • Education of medical students, interns and residents in geriatric medicine


Featured Publications Legend

Featured Publications

Is the influence of the pharmaceutical industry on prescribing, research and publication in the field of psychogeriatrics excessive? Yes, industry influence is excessive

Shah AA, Finucane TE Int Psychogeriatr 2007 12 (6) 1004-10

Proposal for a required advanced clerkship in chronic disease and disability for medical students

Mayer RS, Shah A, DeLateur BJ, Durso SC Am J Phys Med Rehabil 2007 86:12

Commercial Influence on Psychiatric Drug Studies and Prescribing Practices

Shah AA, Finucane TE Psychiatric Times 2006 13(6) 71-73

Spiritual and Religious Coping in Caregivers of Patients with Alzheimer’s Disease

Shah AA, Snow AL, and Kunik ME Clinical Gerontologist 2001 24 127-136

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  • Excellence in Education Teaching Award
    For teaching in the UTSW MS4 Subinternship (2009)
  • Resident of the Year
    University of Illinois-Chicago 3rd year award (2005)
  • Resident of the Year
    University of Illinois-Chicago 2nd year award (2004)
  • American Geriatrics Society: Edward Henderson Student of the Year Award
    Award to the student who has done the most nationally to advance the cause of geriatrics (2000)
  • Valedictorian, Washington Univ. School of Engineering

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Academy of Home Care Physicians
  • American College of Physicians, Fellow (FACP)
  • American Geriatrics Society