Undergrad: University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (Economics & Biology)
Medical School: The Chicago Medical School
Residency: Albert Einstein School of Medicine
Fellowship: Emergency Ultrasound
Division: Ultrasound Medicine
Dr. Virag Shah is a proud native of Chicago. He completed his Emergency Medicine residency at the Albert Einstein School of Medicine in Bronx, NY, where he was awarded the 2011 Emergency Physician of the Year. Upon finishing the Emergency Ultrasound Fellowship at UC San Diego, he joined the DEM Faculty. Virag’s academic interests include ultrasound in medical student education, resident education, and the use of ultrasound in resource-limited settings. He has collaborated with other members of the Ultrasound Division on projects in Nepal and Mozambique. In 2014, the EM residents recognized him with the “Golden Apple” Teaching Award. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his loved ones, playing the guitar, scuba diving, hiking, and trying new foods. Publications
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