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Sarab Sodhi

 

Education

 Albright College

B.S. Biochemistry & Philosophy

College Honors & Summa Cum Laude

Class of 2011

GPA: 3.72/4.00

Distinction: Philosophy & Biology

Reading, PA

Temple School of MedicineM.D., Doctor of Medicine

Class of 2015

Philadelphia, PA

Temple School of Medicine

Masters in Urban Bioethics (MAUB)

Class of 2015

Philadelphia, PA

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Experience

Temple University Hospital                                                                                                      Philadelphia, PA

Investigator- Trauma Stories                                                                                           August 2012- Present

Envisioned designed and wrote the IRB for this pilot. Recruited and trained a team of medical students to perform data collection. Currently performing data analysis and statistical modeling to determine the impact of reliving the trauma via conversation on the patient’s emotional wellbeing. Other study objectives include using the conversations to assess their use in medical education- specifically for physician empathy.

ExamKrackers LLC                                                                                                        Philadelphia, PA

Content Writer & MCAT Tutor                                                                                       Spring 2012-May 2013

Helped design, create and conceptualize content for the redesigned 2015 MCAT. Also taught the Physical Sciences section.

Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education & Research                                                Chandigarh, India

Global Health Rotation                                                                                                July 2012-August 2012

Observed patient care and surgical procedures in Orthopedic Surgery, ENT Surgery, and Neurology at the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Research, one of India’s premier academic centers for medicine.

Temple University Hospital                                                                                                      Philadelphia, PA

Clinical Research Associate                                                                                         August 2011- May 2012

Performed enrollments and interventions for STOP MRSA, a nationwide NIH sponsored double blind research study looking at finding the best methodology of treatment for abscesses, cellulitis, and wound infections that may be caused by MRSA.

 Power Forward Tutoring LLC                                                                           Reading, PA & Philadelphia, PA

Tutoring Contractor                                                                                                      Fall 2010- Spring 2012

Worked as a tutoring contractor teaching college level Chemistry, Physics, Biology and the MCAT.

Fortis Hospital                                                                                                                                  Mohali, India

Research Fellow                                                                                                                             Summer 2010

In the department of Quality Assurance aiming at maximizing patient safety- for Biology Senior Thesis.

Reading Hospital                                                                                                                               Reading, PA

Lead Scribe                                                                                                                 Winter 2008- Spring 2010

Trained and prepared Scribes to work in the Emergency Room, and helped with administration. Promoted to Lead Scribe due to demonstrated knowledge and work ethic

Reading Hospital                                                                                                                               Reading, PA

Personal Productivity Assistant                                                                                Winter 2008-Winter 2009

Aided Physicians in the Emergency Room. Saw patients with physicians and assisted the physicians with paper work, ordered tests, helped with patient management, and occasionally during procedures.

 Albright College                                                                                                                                Reading, PA

Student Researcher                                                                                                         Spring 2010-Fall 2011

Performed an analysis of Δ-N-20-β-Microglobulin using CD and Fluorescence Spectroscopies under the guidance of Dr. Freida Texter at the College Biochemistry Lab, became proficient with Protein separation and Analysis.

Lab Assistant                                                                                                                         Fall 2008-Fall 2011

Biology and Chemistry Lab Assistant for General Biology and General Chemistry Labs.

Pakrasi Lab, Washington University                                                                                            St. Louis, MO

Research Assistant                                                                                                                        Summer 2008

Looked for second site suppressors for a mutation in a strain of Synechosystis sp. 6803. Became proficient with the techniques of PCR, R-PCR, Western Blots, ELISA, plasmid preparation, cDNA preparation.

PROFESSIONAL Activities

  • Organized and led Round Table at Temple University’s Health Policy Symposium- TUSM 2012-2013
  • Member of Temple Emergency Medicine Interest Group- TUSM 2011-2014
  • Ran an AIDS Awareness Program in India with Temple Health- 2012
  • First Responder in the State of PA- TUSM 2011
  • Chief Editor for Temple Pulse- A literary magazine TUSM- 2011-2012
  • Executive Committee for Physicians for Social Responsibility- TUSM- 2011-2012
  • Fundraised for Legs Against Arms- a 5K raising awareness of Philadelphia’s gun violence epidemic
  • Set up a North Philadelphia community garden- 2012
  • Mentored students at a North Philadelphia Police Athletic League- 2011-2013
  • President of Alpha Epsilon Delta the Premedical Honors Society- Albright College 2010-2011

Publications

  • “A Labor of Love” Annals of Internal Medicine, 2014: 160
  • “The Other Side” 2013;53(8):572
  • “Temple Med Goes to India”, Posters at Global Temple Conference, 2012 and TEAC, 2013
  • “Liberty, Equality, Cosmetic Surgery?” Philosophy Senior Thesis, Albright College, Spring 2011
  • “Patient Safety in Hospitals” Biology Senior Thesis, Albright College, Spring 2011

Honors And Awards

  • Recipient of the Endowment for South Asian Students of Indian Descent Scholarship- 2013
  • Neressian Scholarship- for Bioethics students- 2011-2015
  • Barr Scholarship for merit awarded by the TUSM Alumni Association- 2011-2015
  • Albright Creative Research Experience (ACRE) Award Recipient 2011
  • Inducted in Jacob Albright Academic Honors Society- 2011
  • American Chemical Society Prize Recipient for Most Outstanding Senior- 2011
  • Douglass B. Woolson Philosophy Prize Recipient- 2011
  • Jacob Albright Scholar for academic achievement 2007-2011
  • Joseph Coleman Award for diverse meritorious students, 2007-2011
  • Dean’s List 2007-2011
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