Section of General Internal Medicine
Associate Professor of Medicine
Assistant Dean for Scholarship and Discovery,Pritzker School of Medicine;
Associate Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency Program
Referring Physician Access Line: 1-877-DOM-2730
|BA||1994||Johns Hopkins University||Biology
|Residency||2001||The University of Chicago||Internal Medicine
|Residency||2002||The University of Chicago||Chief Resident
|MA||2003||The University of Chicago||Public Policy Studies
|Fellowship||2004||The University of Chicago||General Internal Medicine
Dr. Arora’s academic interests focus on understanding and improving the learning environment for medical trainees and the quality and safety of care delivered to hospitalized patients. Specific areas of her work include sleep deprivation in medical trainees, communication during patient handoffs, medical professionalism, and design and use of measures to assess quality of care for hospitalized older patients.
Care of hospitalized older patients and sleep hygiene
- Arora V, Dunphy C, Chang V, Ahmad F, Humphrey H, Meltzer D. The effect on-duty napping on intern sleep and fatigue. Annals of Internal Medicine. 2006;144(11):792-8
- Arora VM, Johnson M, Olson J, Podrazik P, Levine S, DuBeau C, Sachs G, Meltzer D. Using ACOVE Quality Indicators to Measure Quality of Hospital Care for Vulnerable Elders. Journal of American Geriatrics Society. 2007;55(11):1705–11.
- Arora VM, Johnson JK, Meltzer DO, Humphrey HJ. A Theoretical Framework and Competency-Based Approach for Improving Handoffs. Quality and Safety in Healthcare. 2008;17:11-14.
- Arora VM, Wayne DB, Anderson RA, Didwania A, Humphrey H. Participation in and perceptions of unprofessional behaviors among incoming internal medicine interns. Journal of the American Medical Association. 2008;300(10):1132-4.
- Arora VM, Georgitis E, Siddique J, Vekhter B, Woodruff J, Humphrey H, Meltzer D. Association of on-call workload of medical interns with sleep duration, shift duration, and participation in educational activities. Journal of the American Medical Association. 2008;300(10):1146-53.