Nikhil Shah, M.B.,B.S.
Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Dr. Shah is the Pediatric Emergency Department physician champion for the hospital-wide Patient-Centered Care initiative. & In 2007, his team won an award for achieving one of the highest patient satisfaction scores within the New York-Presbyterian Hospital system.
Nikhil B. Shah, M.D., M.S., is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Weill Cornell Medical College and Assistant Attending Pediatrician in the Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital. & & After receiving his medical degree (M.D.) at the University of the West Indies, he completed both his residency in Pediatrics and a fellowship in Pediatric Emergency Medicine at Schneider Children's Hospital of the North Shore-Long Island Jewish Medical Center.
Dr. Shah is the Associate Program Director for the Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship Program, Co-Director of the Pediatric Emergency Medicine Simulation Program, and serves as a Pediatric Residency Research Mentor.
Dr. Shah's academic interests include simulation training in medical education, epidemiology and biostatistics. He is actively involved in developing a simulation-based mock code curriculum for residents and fellows. He is the coordinator of the monthly divisional journal review and works closely with all faculty and residents on incorporating an evidence-based approach to clinical decision-making. Dr. Shah has authored numerous review articles and textbook chapters on topics relevant to pediatric emergency medicine.
Dr. Shah’s research interests include clinical outcomes assessment utilizing simulation as a training tool in medical education, development of clinical prediction rules and bronchiolitis. Currently, he is the site principle investigator for a multi-center study examining the effects of "Just-In-Time Training" on infant lumbar puncture success rates. & He also serves as a mentor for various resident research projects.