Dr. Yashica Shah

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Dr. Yashica Shah

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Dr. Yashica Shah, MD, FACOG

Credentials At-A-Glance:

Education:

  • University of Chicago Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency Program- Chicago, Ilinois – Graduation, July, 2004
  • University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School – New Brunswick, New Jersey – Doctor of Medicine, May 1998
  • University of Pennsylvania School of Engineering and Applied Science – Philadelphia, PA – Bachelor of Science in Engineering (Bioengineering), May 1994
  • University of Pennsylvania College of Arts and Sciences – Philadelphia, PA – Bachelor of Arts in Biological Basis of Behavior (Neural Systems Concentration) with honors, May 1994

Honors and Awards:

  • Golden Apple Award 2002, 2003, and 2004 for exellence in teaching
  • Chicago Lying in teaching pin – awarded to attending and residents who received rating of “overall oustanding teacher” from the medical students
  • University of Chicago OB/GYN Ultrasound Award 2002 for accuracy and volume of Level 1 ultrasounds performed

Patient Care Survey 

  • JAINA Youth Recognition Award 1997
  • Radiological Society of North America Medical Student Award
  • Penn Medical Scholars – associate member
  • Honor in Biological Basis of Behavior
  • Mortar Board National Senior Honor Society Finalist
  • Penn Scholars Program –

Additional Honors, Research and Internships

  • Several medals and awards from crew ragattas including Eastern Sprints, Nationals, Stotesbury Cup Regatta
  • Retrospective Review of Anesthetic Techniques and Their Effects on Neonatal Outcome
  • Medical Students for Choice Reproductive Health Internship
  • University of Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Medicine
  • Harvard – M.I.T. Division of Health Sciences and Technologies – Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Biomedical Engineering
  • Joslin Diabetes Research Center Department of Cell and Molecular Biopsy
  • University of Pennsylvania Department of Biochemical Development

Languages spoken:

Spanish, Hindi, and Gujarati

Dr. Yashica Shah, a New Jersey native, graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with honors, with both a B.A. in the biological basis of behavior (from the College of Arts and Sciences) and a B.S. in bioengineering (from the School of Engineering and Applied Science). She went on to the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School of the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, obtaining her Doctor of Medicine in 1998. During her residency at the University of Chicago Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, she received numerous Golden Apple Awards for excellence in teaching, and received additional awards and recognition for her work in performing and analyzing ultrasound imaging.