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About Taranjeet Ahuja

Dr. Taranjeet Ahuja received her Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree from the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine.  She completed her pediatric residency at Stony Brook University Hospital located in Stony Brook, NY. While there, she was selected to be chief resident and became highly recognized for her skills not only as a clinician, but also as a medical educator.
 
Following time in private practice, Dr. Ahuja assumed a position in academics as an Assistant Professor of Science Education & Pediatrics at the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell.  In this role, she is currently the Director of the Initial Clinical Experience (ICE).  ICE is an integral part of the pre-clerkship, first 100 weeks, curriculum that affords students direct, meaningful patient responsibilities while learning to apply scientific, social, and behavioral patient care principles. She is also the Director of the continuity clinic component of the Advanced Clinical Experience, which provides the outpatient longitudinal experience in the MS3 year.
 
In addition to her role in ICE and ACE Continuity Clinic, Dr. Ahuja teaches physical diagnosis as well as communication skills. She also serves as a facilitator for PEARLS, a course designed to help students learn the key concepts of biomedical science embedded in real patient cases. 
 
Dr. Ahuja has given numerous presentations on topics in pediatric medicine. She is board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics, Association of American Medical Colleges, as well as the International Association of Medical Science Educators.

Positions

Present Assistant Professor, Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell Department of Science Education
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Present Assistant Professor, Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell Department of Pediatrics
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Contact Information

Office Phone: 516-463-7565
Address: 500 Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY 11549


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