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Serena Dasani, MD, MBA

Specialty in Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine

Dr. Dasani is a resident physician at Penn and Brigham and Women's Hospitals. She graduated from Columbia University in 2013 with a BA in Neuroscience and Behavior. Upon graduation, she served as a Fulbright scholar on the island, Bangka, Indonesia. After her Fulbright, she pursued a MD/MBA at Penn during which she worked on various health care consulting projects solving problems across multiple sectors of the health care system. She is currently a medicine resident physician at Penn and is planning to continue her anesthesia training at Harvard starting in July 2020. She is primarily interested in increasing the efficiency of health systems delivery with attention to patient safety, specifically within the perioperative realm.

Education and training

2020-2023 - Anesthesiology and Critical Care Residency Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA

2019-2020 - Internal Medicine Internship Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, PA

2017-2019 - Masters of Business Administration at The Wharton School, Philadelphia, PA

2014-2019 - Doctor of Medicine and Masters of Business Administration at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

2009-2013 - Bachelor of Arts in Neuroscience & Behavior Columbia University, New York, NY

Publication Highlights

Peer Reviewed journal article:

Dasani, S., Simmons, K.D., Wirtalla, C., Hoffman, R., Kelz, R.R.. Understanding the Clinical Implications of Resident Involvement in Uncommon Operations. Journal of Surgical Education. 2018, Sep

Oral presentations:

Dasani, S.D., Simmons, K.D., Collier, K., Hoffman, R., Kelz, R.R.. (February, 2016). Understanding the Clinical Implications of Resident Involvement in Uncommon Operations Oral Presentation presented at: 2016 Academic Surgical Congress; Jacksonville, FL, USA. 

Dasani, S., Lee, J., Xia, Y., Darshorj, N.B., Darshorj, N.J., Bungert, A., Bose, S.. (June, 2018). A systematic decision tool to support the selection of innovative financing mechanisms for treatment access programs in resource-limited settings: Hepatitis C in Mongolia Poster presented at: 2018 Global Hepatitis Summit; Toronto, ON, CAN.