Episode 8: Dr. Pooja Agrawal
Pooja AgrawalDr. Agrawal is the Immediate-Past President of the Academy for Women in Academic Emergency Medicine (AWAEM), an entity within SAEM, dedicated to enhancing the recruitment, retention and advancement of women in Emergency Medicine. She is an Assistant Professor and the Director of Global Health Education in the Department of Emergency Medicine at Yale University. Dr. Agrawal’s academic research focuses on refugees and other displaced populations. She studies issues specific to forced migration and aims to implement sustainable interventions to affect the challenges these populations face. She is currently investigating health literacy, healthcare access and long term health outcomes of resettled refugees in the US. Dr. Agrawal holds a faculty appointment in the Yale School of Medicine and Yale Center for Asylum Medicine and is on the Board of Directors of Integrated Refugee and Immigrant Services (IRIS), the refugee resettlement agency in New Haven, Connecticut.