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Urvashi Vaid, MD

Contact Dr. Vaid

834 Walnut Street
Suite 650
Philadelphia, PA 19107

(215) 955-5161
(215) 923-6003 fax

Medical School

Christian Medical College - Madras University, India - 2000

Residency

Mount Sinai Medical Center, Miami, Florida

Fellowship

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Board Certification

Pulmonary Disease
Internal Medicine

Hospital Appointment

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Methodist Hospital Division of Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

University Appointment

Assistant Professor of Medicine
Director, Foundations of Clinical Medicine

Research & Clinical Interests

Urvashi Vaid graduated from Christian Medical College Vellore, India. She completed her residency in Internal Medicine at Mount Sinai Medical Center in Miami, Florida. She then went to complete her fellowship in Pulmonary and Critical Care at Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia. She graduated with a Masters in Human Clinical Investigation –K-30 track simultaneously with her fellowship. Dr. Vaid currently is an attending physician in Pulmonary and Critical Care at Thomas Jefferson in center city Philadelphia. She is also associate program director of the Pulmonary and Critical Care Training Program. In addition she is the director of the pulmonary section of the Foundation of Clinical Medicine course for medical students at Jefferson Medical College.

Dr. Vaid's interests lie in education for medical students and fellows including simulation, epidemiology, critical care, communication, empathy and palliative care. She is involved in projects to improve communication of end of life decisions and goals of care in conjunction with the palliative care team.