After spending 12 years as the Director of the Division of Sports Medicine in the Department of Emergency Medicine at the Warren Alpert Medical School at Brown University, Dr. Raukar joined the Department of Emergency Medicine at the Mayo Clinic in 2018 as full time faculty. The combination of residency training in emergency medicine with further fellowship training in Primary Care Sports Medicine offers a unique perspective towards education, clinical medicine, legislation, and research. Her research interests include concussion, sudden cardiac death, heat illness, overuse injuries, gender medicine, telemedicine, and system wide processes to enhance physician satisfaction.
She lectures nationally regarding the advancement of women in academic emergency medicine and is currently the Vice Chair for Education at the Academy for Women in Academic Emergency Medicine. She has been active nationally on creating a curriculum to prepare women for a productive career in academic emergency medicine, she co-created a shark tank like program that creates, supports, and disseminates programs that foster the recruitment, retention, and promotion of women in emergency medicine, and lectures nationally on a variety of topics to develop the academic physician.
Within her academic department, she serves as the Departmental Co-Diversity Leader and she has created a structured program for residents at her own institution. The health of a community is improved by having leaders that can affect change and her goal is to develop women as a way to enrich the talent pool with highly qualified professionals.
She is dedicated to contributing to educating fellow physicians and the public as it relates to injuries and life-threatening diseases in athletes including sudden cardiac death, exertional heat illness, and head injury. She is also invested in research to improve outcomes in patients with these injuries. She is recognized nationally and internationally as an academician, teacher, researcher, and clinician. She frequently speaks to the media in an effort to educate the public on a wide range of emergency medicine and sports medicine topics. She recently gave a TEDx talk on overuse injuries in athletes. She is a member of the Sports Medicine Advisory Committee for the National Federation of State High School Associations. She is also a member of a national working group in the management of Heat Stroke. Prior to this, she was a member of the Institute of Medicine/National Academy of Science Committee on Sports Related Concussion in Youth.
The health of a community is improved by delivering the highest quality, patient-centered care in a setting of active innovation and education and using research to inform policy change.
- Leadership, Professional Development, Wellness
- Trauma and Critical Care (including Airway)
- Sports Medicine