Montefiore Einstein Department of Medicine

Department Faculty

Dr. Shwetha V. Iyer, M.D.

Shwetha V. Iyer, M.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Medicine (General Internal Medicine)

Associate Professor, Department of Family and Social Medicine

Professional Interests

Dr. Shwetha Iyer is Program Director of the Primary Care/Social Internal Medicine Program at Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine. She received her medical degree from Temple University and completed her residency in the Primary Care/Social Internal Medicine Program Track at Montefiore. She developed and completed training as a global health faculty fellow in the Global Health and Clinical Skills Fellowship at Montefiore. Her area of interest includes medical education, specifically in curriculum development and evaluation.

She has adapted and teaches a weight management curriculum for residents, developed and co-directs the clinical reasoning curriculum, and has refined the advocacy and women’s health curriculum for the residency program. Her current curricular focus is to integrate social determinants of health and antiracism education longitudinally while deepening relationships with local community-based organizations.  Prior to her current position, she served as Associate Program Director for the Primary Care/Social Internal Medicine Program

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