Ruchi Doshi, MD, MPH

Start Year
2017

Basics

Hometown
San Jose

Where did you attend college/university?
Rice University

Where did you attend medical school?
Johns Hopkins

What additional degrees do you have and from what institution?
MPH, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

What are you career goals?
Academic Gen Med-Peds with both clinical and teaching responsibilities

What did you do the summer before internship?
Slept, ate, watched Netflix, and moved!

It didn't take too long to connect - we had a giant intern class group chat within a few days of matching!

Reflections on the Duke Program

What were you looking for in a residency program? 
Strong clinical training with an academic focus and a good camaraderie between peers

What are the strengths of the Duke program? 
Extremely strong clinical training with a strong sense of compassion

What are your observations about the relationships between faculty and house staff? 
Everyone seems very friendly and close

Tell us about your co-interns. How long did it take to connect? 
It didn't take too long to connect - we had a giant intern class group chat within a few days of matching!

What has surprised you most about Duke? 
Probably Durham, to be honest - it's surprisingly cool for such a small city!

About Duke University and Durham

What's best about living in Durham and the Triangle? 
Cheap housing, excellent food, and tons of outdoor stuff to do!

Where did you choose to live, and why? 
Southpoint - I have a husband, dog, and baby and wanted a bigger place with a yard.

Based on your life, what advice would you give about moving to Durham?
If you want a house, come and house hunt early.

What do you like to do outside of medicine? 
Hiking!! And spending time with my family.

Publications

Doshi, RS, Gudzune, KA, Dyrbye, LN, Dovidio, JF, Burke, SE, White, RO, Perry, S, Yeazel, M, van Ryn, M, and Phelan, SM. "Factors influencing medical student self-competence to provide weight management services.(Published online)" Clin Obes (October 24, 2018).

PMID
30358159
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Doshi, R, Bleich, S, and Gudzune, K. "Health Professionals' perceptions of insurance coverage for weight loss services." Obesity Science & Practice 3, no. 4 (December 2017): 384-389.

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Vakil, RM, Chaudhry, ZW, Doshi, RS, Clark, JM, and Gudzune, KA. "Commercial Programs' Online Weight-Loss Claims Compared to Results from Randomized Controlled Trials." Obesity 25, no. 11 (November 2017): 1885-1893.

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Vakil, RM, Doshi, RS, Mehta, AK, Chaudhry, ZW, Jacobs, DK, Lee, CJ, Bleich, SN, Clark, JM, and Gudzune, KA. "Direct comparisons of commercial weight-loss programs on weight, waist circumference, and blood pressure: a systematic review." Bmc Public Health 16, no. 1 (December 2016).

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Mehta, AK, Doshi, RS, Chaudhry, ZW, Jacobs, DK, Vakil, RM, Lee, CJ, Bleich, SN, Clark, JM, and Gudzune, KA. "Benefits of commercial weight-loss programs on blood pressure and lipids: a systematic review." Preventive Medicine 90 (September 2016): 86-99.

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Chaudhry, ZW, Doshi, RS, Mehta, AK, Jacobs, DK, Vakil, RM, Lee, CJ, Bleich, SN, Kalyani, RR, Clark, JM, and Gudzune, KA. "A systematic review of commercial weight loss programmes’ effect on glycemic outcomes among overweight and obese adults with and without type 2 diabetes mellitus." Obesity Reviews 17, no. 8 (August 2016): 758-769.

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Gudzune, KA, Doshi, RS, Mehta, AK, Chaudhry, ZW, Jacobs, DK, Vakil, RM, Lee, CJ, Bleich, SN, and Clark, JM. "Efficacy of Commercial Weight-Loss Programs." Annals of Internal Medicine 162, no. 7 (April 7, 2015): 501-501.

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