Sachita Shah, MD

Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine and Global Health, University of Washington School of Medicine

@sonochita

Bio

Dr. Sachita Shah is an Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine and Adjunct Associate Professor of Global Health at University of Washington School of Medicine. She works clinically at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle. Dr. Shah is an internationally known expert in the field of point-of-care ultrasound in limited resource settings. She is the Director of the UW Global Emergency Medicine and Rural Health Fellowship Program and Director of Ultrasound Education for a global non-profit organization called Partners In Health, past Chair of the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) international ultrasound subcommittee and the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM) global health community. She balances her time between academic emergency medicine in the US, and teaching point of care ultrasound for PIH in several low-income countries. She has also served as an ultrasound trainer for other NGO's including MSF and Global Emergency Care collaborative. Her research focuses on uses of ultrasound in limited resource settings, as well as optimizing education for ultrasound in developing countries. Dr. Shah is a founding member of the Women in EM Mentorship program at University of Washington.

Speaking Topics

  • Leadership, Professional Development, Wellness
  • Emergency Ultrasound
  • Global Health

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