Sanjay Arora, MD

Clinical Fellow, USC Schaeffer Center
Associate Professor, Emergency Medicine, Keck School of Medicine of USC
Chief, Research Division, Emergency Medicine, Keck School of Medicine of USC

Sanjay Arora, MD's Bio

Sanjay Arora, MD, is an associate professor of emergency medicine and chief of the Research Division in the Department of Emergency Medicine at the Keck School of Medicine of USC. He is also a faculty mentor at the USC Resource Center for Minority Aging Research, director of research fellowships and research education and dissemination at USC, and director of the Department of Emergency Medicine’s undergraduate/medical student emergency medicine research program.

His research focuses on utilizing emerging technology to improve the quality and efficacy of care in patients who need acute care, and bridging the gap between an emergency department visit and a stable outpatient medical home for low-income, inner-city patients with chronic disease. He has focused his efforts on diabetes and HIV as model diseases on which to test interventions.

Arora’s work has been funded by the CAL/ACEP Emergency Medicine Research and Education Foundation, the McKesson Foundation, the Southern California Clinical and Translational Science Institute, Gilead Sciences, the Office of AIDS Programs and Prevention, and the California HIV/AIDS Research Program.

He received Speaker of the Year awards at both the American College of Emergency Physicians’ and the Essentials of Emergency Medicine’s national conferences, in 2011. In 2015, he was named top section editor by the Western Journal of Emergency Medicine and received the Required Scholarly Project Mentor of the Year award from the Keck School of Medicine.

He earned an MD and completed clinical training at UCLA.

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