Dr. Vanita Ahuja is the Chief of General Surgery at the Connecticut Healthcare System-Veterans Affairs, and is the Surgery Quality Liaison for Yale Surgery Residency Program.
Dr. Ahuja earned her medical degree from Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences located in Bethesda, Maryland. She then attended Portsmouth Naval Medical Center in Portsmouth, Virginia, where she completed her internship. After completing her internship, Dr. Ahuja went on to complete her residency, which she completed at Johns Hopkins Hospital, located in Baltimore, Maryland. In addition, Dr. Ahuja is also a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.
Dr. Ahuja most recently was the Director of the surgical residency program at Sinai Hospital in Baltimore. Dr. Ahuja also led the Pennsylvania Consortium ACS National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (NSQIP) and serves as a Consultant for the American Board of Surgery.
Dr. Ahuja is affiliated with Yale University and VA Connecticut Healthcare System. She has more than 40 peer-reviewed publications and is reviewer for multiple surgical journals.
Title : Incorporating social determinants of health in quality projects