Medical School or Training
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, 2006
University of Washington Medical Center, Internal Medicine, WA, 2010
Improving patient safety in the hospital setting with a focus on risk communication between patients and providers.
Nishant K. Sekaran, MD, MSc, is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Internal Medicine in the Division of General Medicine at the University of Michigan. He received his bachelor's degree from Cornell University and his medical degree from Vanderbilt University. Dr. Sekaran completed his internal medicine residency and a clinical teaching fellowship at the University of Washington, Seattle and was a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholar at the University of Michigan from 2010-2012.
Dr. Sekaran care of general medicine inpatients at the U of M and Ann Arbor Veterans' Affairs health systems.
His research and quality improvement efforts focus on risk perception and communication between patients and care providers. His current work emphasizes the preservation of physical function among hospitalized inpatients.
Dr. Sekaran also maintains an interest in broadcast journalism standards regarding health and health care communication. He is a regular contributor to Michigan Radio, an NPR affiliate based in Ann Arbor.