Dr. Vineet Arora is a Herbert T. Abelson Professor of Medicine and Dean for Medical Education
at The University of Chicago Medicine, Pritzker School of Medicine. As Dean, she oversees
undergraduate medical education, graduate medical education, continuing medical education and
provides key leadership for the simulation-based training programs at University of
Chicago. Dr. Arora is also an elected member of the National Academy of Medicine whose
work improving care and learning in teaching hospitals has been funded by NIH, AHRQ and the
Macy Foundation, has been cited over 10,000 times. Her work on improving sleep, fatigue and
handoffs was influential in improving working conditions for residents. As an advocate for
improving equity and opportunity in academic medicine, she has been an influential voice for
women in medicine and leads NIH-funded programs to improve mentoring for women and
minority future physician scientists. She is a member of the Board of Directors for the American
Board of Internal Medicine and the Joint Commission.
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