Dr. Subani Chandra is an Associate Program Director and directs the clinician educator program for the Internal Medicine Residency Program at Columbia University Irving Medical Center. Dr. Chandra came to Columbia after finishing her training in Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine in 2011 and has since distinguished herself as an educator at Columbia and nationally.
She is a Harvard Macy Scholar who is actively involved in medical education including the development of innovative curricula and techniques. In her leadership role at the American College of Chest Physicians she works with other national leaders to shape the future of pulmonary and critical care education for trainees and early career physicians. She is also an active contributor to the American Thoracic Society Section on Medical Education. At Columbia, she created the innovative two-tier clinical educator program for developing the next generation of leaders in medical education from the CUMC residents. As the Medical Director of Critical Care Education, she co-directs the simulation courses in pulmonary and critical care and oversees critical care education and conferences. She also teaches bedside ultrasonography at the local, regional and national level. In addition to numerous awards for academic and clinical excellence as a resident and fellow, Dr. Chandra’s recent teaching awards at Columbia include the Ewig Award and the Daniel V. Kimberg Award from the Department of Medicine.