About the Author

Deepa Ramadurai, MD

Graduating from Northwestern University with a B.A. in Biomedical Sciences and a minor in the Spanish Language, Deepa Ramadurai finished her undergrad in 2012. Going on to pursue her MD, Deepa began medical school at the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra. During her time in medical school, Deepa was both inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha honor society and selected for membership into Gold Humanism Honor Society before completing her MD in 2016. Deepa is currently serving as a chief resident for the internal medicine residency program at the University of Colorado, and recently completed board certification in Internal Medicine. Accomplished during residency, Deepa is also accredited with developing and adapting the academic half day curriculum for 71 internal medicine interns. In the future, Deepa intends to pursue fellowship in pulmonary and critical care with a research emphasis on patient-centered outcomes and implementation science. She is also a published academic author, and her work can be found here.

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