Vineet Arora
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

Training

DegreeYearInstitutionArea
BA1994Johns Hopkins UniversityBiology
MD1998Washington UniversityMedicine
Residency2001The University of ChicagoInternal Medicine
Residency2002The University of ChicagoChief Resident
MA2003The University of ChicagoPublic Policy Studies
Fellowship2004The University of ChicagoGeneral Internal Medicine

Academic Interests

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.


Clinical Interests

Care of hospitalized older patients and sleep hygiene


Representative Publications

  1. 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
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.