Angira Patel, MD, MPH

Angira Patel, MD, MPH

Associate Chair of Faculty Development, Department of Pediatrics; Co-Director, Education, Ethics Advisor Board; Attending Physician, Cardiology; Medical Director, Echocardiography Lab

Director, McGaw Bioethics Scholars Program; Professor of Pediatrics (Cardiology) and Medical Education, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

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Dr. Patel is a Pediatric and Fetal Cardiologist with subspecialized training in Cardiac Imaging. Her research interests lie at the intersection of pediatric and fetal cardiology and clinical medical ethics. She explores the societal, ethical, and legal implications of emerging technology and intervention as it relates to medical management and shared decision-making in patients with congenital heart disease. In addition, she contributes frequently to media outlets thorugh her op-ed writing on topics related to medicine, education, policy, and ethics. She is the Associate Chair of Faculty Development in the Department of Pediatrics, the Director of the Advanced Cardiac Non-Invasive Imaging Fellowship, Associate Co-Director of Ethics Education, and the Director of the McGaw Bioethics Clinical Scholars Program. Through these and other roles, she is involved in building educational programs, mentoring, and faculty development across UME, GME, and CME. 

Clinical Interests

General Pediatric Cardiology, Fetal Cardiology, Imaging

Education & Training

Education: Leadership Education and Development Certificate Program (AAMC), 2020; Searle Center for Advanced Teaching and Learning, Northwestern University, 2016; MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics, 2011; University of Illinois, 2003); University of Illinois, 1998; University of Chicago, 1997

Postgraduate Training: Fellowship in non-invasive imaging pediatric cardiology, Children's Memorial Hospital, 2010-2011; Fellowship in clinical medical ethics, MacLean Center for Clinical Ethics, University of Chicago, 2010-2011; Fellowship in pediatric cardiology, Children's Memorial Hospital, 2007-2010; Residency in pediatrics, University of Chicago Hospital, 2003-2007

Board Certifications: General Pediatrics, Pediatric Cardiology

Professional Organizations: American Academy of Pediatrics, American College of Cardiology, American Heart Association, American Society of Echocardiography