Rainu Kaushal

Join us at 1 p.m. Feb. 28 for the last of four town halls to meet the final candidates being considered as the next dean of the University of Maryland School of Medicine. This event is open only to UMB faculty, staff, and students.

Who: Rainu Kaushal, MD, MPH

Senior Associate Dean, Clinical Research

Nanette L. Laitman Distinguished Professor

Chair, Department of Population Health Sciences

Weill Cornell Medicine

Physician-in-Chief, Population Health Sciences

New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center

Date: Feb. 28, 2022

Time: 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Location: MSTF Leadership Hall

Dr. Kaushal is an internist, pediatrician, information scientist, and health services researcher who is the senior associate dean for clinical research and Nanette L. Laitman Distinguished Professor and chair of population health sciences at Weill Cornell Medicine (WCM). In addition, she is the physician-in-chief of population health sciences at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center.

A distinguished scientist, and an elected member of the National Academy of Medicine, Dr. Kaushal leads Weill Cornell Medicine’s clinical research enterprise, bridging cutting-edge science with patient care, including ongoing scientific studies and clinical care delivery for COVID-19.

Dr. Kaushal was previously the chief for six years of the Division of Quality and Medical Informatics at WCM. She also served for eight years as director of Pediatric Quality and Safety at the Komansky Center for Children’s Health.

Dr. Kaushal is a committed educator. She has established four master’s programs, including an Executive MBA/MS in Healthcare Leadership with the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business, a doctoral program, and a research fellowship with 200 students matriculating annually.

She is double board-certified in internal medicine and pediatrics and completed her clinical residency at a combined program at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Boston Children’s Hospital. She earned her medical degree from Harvard Medical School and her master’s degree in public health from the Harvard School of Public Health.

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