Nisha Wadhwa MD - MedSchoolCoach

Nisha Wadhwa MD

Nisha Wadhwa
Dr. Wadhwa was an interviewer for the admissions committee at the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine.

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Dr. Wadhwa graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of California, Los Angeles with a B.S. in Microbiology, Immunology, and Molecular Genetics. In the year prior to medical school, she worked for The Princeton Review as an MCAT and SAT Biology tutor. She then moved to Chicago to attend The University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine, where she served as an interviewer for the admissions committee, conducted a longitudinal project evaluating the clinical implementation of pharmacogenomics as a student researcher for the 1200 Patients Project, and served on the student wellness committee for four years. She completed her residency in pediatrics at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, where she was elected as resident delegate to the American Academy of Pediatrics and piloted a Resident as Teachers curriculum. She is board-certified and is in her first year of practice as a general pediatrician.

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EDUCATION

Undergraduate:
University of California Los Angeles
Medical School:
University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine
Residency:
Harbor-UCLA Medical Center

SPECIALITY

Pediatrics

FUN FACT

In her second year of residency, Dr. Wadhwa and her husband went on a trip to Japan inspired by their favorite instagram celebrity dog, marutaro.

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