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Priti Jani, MD, MPH

Priti Jani, MD, MPH

2018 Associate Junior Faculty Scholars

Dr. Jani is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics in the section of Critical Care Medicine. She completed her medical school training at Rush University College of Medicine and her Masters in Public Health at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Committed to working with an underserved population, she came to the University of Chicago where she completed her residency and fellowship prior to joining the faculty. Dr. Jani cares for patients in the both the Pediatric Intensive Care unit and on the Pediatric Sedation service.

Dr. Jani’s scholarly interests focus on using simulation-based medical education to improve resuscitation quality and outcomes. She is highly invested in resident education and directs a simulation-based curriculum to increase competency in resuscitation skills and knowledge. She also serves as the chair of the pediatric Resuscitation Quality Review and Improvement committee and is an active participant in the PediRES-Q network, a national collaborative dedicated to producing evidence-based solutions for quality improvement initiatives and outcomes during pediatric cardiopulmonary arrest. Serving as the current president of the Chicago Simulation Consortium, she leads a multidisciplinary group of simulation-based health professions educators across the Chicagoland area in sharing resources, enhancing professional development and facilitating collaborative research.