Sachita Shah
Associate Professor
Emergency Medicine
Adjunct Associate Professor
Global Health
Director, Global Emergency Medicine Fellowship Program
Director, Ultrasound Education for Partners In Health

Faculty Information


Dr. Shah is an Associate Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine at UW, and an Adjunct Associate Professor in the Department of Global Health. She is a clinician-educator, Director of the UW Global Emergency Medicine and Rural Health Fellowship program, and serves as Clinical Director for Image-guided Procedures at WISH [WWAMI Institute of Simulation in Healthcare]. She is an expert in point-of care, clinician-performed ultrasound and its use in emergency and resource-limited settings. Dr. Shah graduated from the UW School of Medicine in 2004 and completed her residency training in emergency medicine in 2008 at the Harvard Affiliated Emergency Medicine Residency Program in Boston. Her fellowship training in emergency ultrasound was in the Department of Emergency Medicine at Alameda County Hospital in Oakland, CA. Dr. Shah has many published research articles in the areas of emergency ultrasound and global health, has used her expertise to develop unique training curricula for health care providers worldwide. In addition to her affiliation at UW, she is the Director of Ultrasound Education for a non-governmental organization called Partners In Health. 

Education & Training: 
University of Washington School of Medicine
Internship and Residency, Harvard Affiliated Emergency Medicine Residency
Fellowship, Emergency Ultrasound
Alameda County Medical Center- Highland Hospital