Saadia Akhtar

Saadia Akhtar, MD

  • ASSOCIATE DEAN FOR TRAINEE WELL-BEING IN GRADUATE MEDICAL EDUCATION
  • ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR | Emergency Medicine
  • ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR | Medical Education

Specialty:

Emergency Medicine

Dr. Saadia Akhtar is the Associate Dean for Trainee Well-being and Resilience in the Office of Well-being and Resilience at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City.  She is also the Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education and the previous Program Director for the Emergency Medicine Residency at Mount Sinai Beth Israel at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. She completed a five-year, combined residency in Emergency Medicine and Internal Medicine at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York City.

Dr. Akhtar is nationally recognized for her work with several organizations and activities. She is a Past President for the Council of Emergency Medicine Residency Directors (CORD). She is an Oral Board Examiner for the American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM). She is also a faculty member for the inaugural 2018 American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP)-CORD Resident Teaching Fellowship.

Dr. Akhtar has received several national awards for her dedication to medical education, emergency medicine and community service, including the prestigious 2018 ACGME Parker J. Palmer Courage to Teach Award for Program Director excellence and the 2018 Council of Emergency Medicine Residency Directors (CORD) Michael P. Wainscott Program Director Award.

AWARDS AND RECOGNITION

2018       
ACGME Parker J. Palmer Courage to Teach Award Recipient for Program Director Excellence

Council of Emergency Medicine Residency Directors (CORD) Michael P. Wainscott Program Director Award

2017
“Master Educator”- Advanced Membership in the Institute for Medical Education at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai    

Fellow- American College of Emergency Physician
Academy of Emergency Ultrasound Research Award Nomination for Best Prospective Research Published Article “Regional Nerve Blocks Improve Pain and Functional Outcomes in Hip Fracture: A Randomized Controlled Trial”

2016   
New York American College of Emergency Physicians (New York ACEP) Advancing Emergency Care Award

Council of Emergency Medicine Residency Directors (CORD)- recognition of vital insight, leadership and commitment to the growth and development of CORD as President.

2015
Emergency Medicine Residents’ Association (EMRA)- Resolution S-’15-4- Recognition for Exemplary Service

 

Certifications

American Board of Emergency Medicine

Education

MD, Aga Khan Med. Col., Aga Khan Univ.

Residency, Emergency Medicine, Beth Israel Medical Center

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