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Samrat U. Das, MD, Secretary-Treasurer of the Western Region
Samrat U. Das, MD
Secretary-Treasurer of the Western Region
Samrat U. Das, MD

Current Position: Dr. Samrat U. Das, is Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Pediatric Residency Program Director and Vice-Chair of Education, Department of Pediatrics, University of Nevada School of Medicine
Education: He did his medical school from Government Medical College, Nagpur and residency in pediatrics from New York Medical College, NY.
Clinical Interest: Pediatric Hospital Medicine
Research Interest: Educational research, Simulation Research, Inter professional education
Award and Honor:
  • Bernard Feldman Distinguished Lectureship Award in 2016 for outstanding contribution as physician and educator for education of medical students and residents- University of Nevada School of Medicine
  • Excellence in Leadership Award 2015, 2016- University of Nevada School of Medicine
  • Outstanding Educator of the year in 2014 - University of Nevada School of Medicine
  • Lead Screening Award from Nevada Health District in 2010
  • Edward Wasserman Award for best outgoing resident award at New York Medical College, NY

Current AFMR position: Secretary-Treasurer of the Western Region
Term: 3/19/2015 - 1/30/2019

Dr. Samrat Das is residency program director and vice chair for education at the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine Department of Pediatrics in Las Vegas.

He completed his residency at New York Medical College where he received the best intern and best outgoing resident award. After completing his chief residency, he relocated to Las Vegas.

After spending time as a pediatrician in a medically underserved community of Clark County, he joined the School of Medicine faculty as a pediatric hospitalist. He decided to take the path of being an educator, mentor, as well as advocate for young trainees who choose a career in pediatrics by becoming program director in August 2014. He received the outstanding educator of the year award from the class of 2014.

Dr. Das is director of clinical simulation training for pediatric residents. His research interest is in interprofessional education using simulation.

He has published several publications and is a recipient of several awards including America's Top Pediatricians and Patient's Choice Award.

He is currently the secretary-treasurer for the Western Regional of American Federation of Medical Research and serves on its national council. Dr. Das also serves on the Simulation Pediatric Education Group of the Association of Pediatric Program Directors.

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