Chayan Chakraborti, MD, FACP, FHM

Professor of Medicine

Associate Dean for Medical Education & Academic Affairs
School or College
School of Medicine
Chayan Chakraborti

Education & Affiliations

MD, Tulane University School of Medicine, 2002
Internal Medicine Residency, Tulane University School of Medicine, 2005
General Internal Medicine (Medical Education) Fellowship, John Hopkins School of Medicine, 2006

Biography

After receiving a Bachelor of Science degree in biology and an Arts Bachelor degree in philosophy from Duke University, Chayan Chakraborti received his medical doctorate from Tulane University School of Medicine. He completed a residency in Internal Medicine at Tulane and a General Internal Medicine fellowship focusing on Medical Education at Johns Hopkins.

His current duties include attending physician on the inpatient medicine wards at University Medical Center in New Orleans, Internal Medicine Clerkship Director, Director of Student Programs, and Vice-Chair of Education for the Department of Medicine. Since 2010, “Dr. C” as he is known, has also been the Director of Career Advising for the school of medicine. During this time, Dr. Chakraborti has earned multiple awards in teaching, humanism, and student advocacy. He has been a multi-time recipient of the award for Outstanding Teaching Attending and in 2014, was inducted into the Tulane Society of Teaching Scholars.

Dr. Chakraborti’s research and published manuscripts have involved medical education, healthcare utilization, case reports, teamwork training, and quality improvement in medical education. He continues to work regionally and nationally in these fields.

 

Interests:

Dr. Chakraborti’s clinical interests are in the areas of clinical reasoning and high-value healthcare utilization. He is active in teaching the medical students and house staff at University Medical Center.

Publications

Drake C, Keeport M, Chapman A, Chakraborti C. Social Contexts in Medicine: a patient- centered curriculum empowering medical students to provide contextualized care. MedEdPORTAL (AAMC). 2017;13:10541. https://www.mededportal.org/publication/10541

Weissbecker, K., Gibson, J., Chakraborti, C. (2016). Tracking Medical Professionalism Across the Educational Continuum. Medical Science Educator, 26(4), 733-736. DOI: 10.1007/s40670-016-0285-0

Seymann GB, Southern W, Burger A, Brotman DJ, Chakraborti C , Harrison R, et al. Features of successful academic hospitalist programs: Insights from the SCHOLAR (Successful Hospitalists in academics and research) project. J Hosp Med. 2016 May 18. PMID: 27189874 .

DellaVolpe JD, Chakraborti C, Cerreta K, et al. Effects of implementing a protocol for arterial blood gas use on ordering practices and diagnostic yield. Healthcare. 2014;2(2):130–135. PMID 26250381.

Chakraborti C. Teaching evidence-based medicine using team-based learning in journal clubs. Med Educ. 2011;45(5):516-517. PMID 21486338.

Chakraborti C, Le C, Yanofsky A. Sensitivity of superficial cultures in lower extremity wounds. J Hosp Med. 2010;5(7):415-420. CME Quiz. PMID 20845440.

Windish DM, Reed DA, Boonyasai RT, Chakraborti C, Bass EB. Methodological rigor of quality improvement curricula for physician trainees: A systematic review and recommendations for change. Acad Med. 2009;84(12):1677-1692. PMID 19940573.

Chakraborti C. A simulation-based curriculum for 4th year medical students during an internal medicine acting internship. MedEdPORTAL (AAMC). . 2009;5:1687. https://  www.mededportal.org/publication/1687.

Chakraborti C, Boonyasai RT, Wright SM, Kern DE. A systematic review of teamwork training interventions in medical student and resident education. J Gen Intern Med. 2008;23(6):846-853. PMID 18386100.

Boonyasai RT, Windish DM, Chakraborti C, Feldman LS, Rubin HR, Bass EB. Effectiveness of teaching quality improvement to clinicians: A systematic review. JAMA. 2007;298(9):1023-1037. PMID 17785647.

Dr. Chakraborti’s clinical interests are in the areas of clinical reasoning and high-value healthcare utilization. He is active in teaching the medical students and house staff at University Medical Center.