Saumil Mahendra Chudgar, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine
Campus mail DUMC Box 3534, Durham, NC 27710
Phone (919) 681-8263
Email address

Medical Education
Assessment of Clinical Skills
Clinical Reasoning
Curriculum Development

Education and Training

  • Medical Resident, Medicine, Duke University, 2005 - 2008
  • M.S., University of New England, 2013
  • M.D., Duke University, 2005


Turner, K. M., S. M. Chudgar, D. Engle, M. A. Molloy, B. C. Phillips, E. L. Stevenson, and A. S. Clay. “It Takes a Village”: An Interprofessional Patient Safety Experience for Nursing and Medical Students.” Medical Science Educator 23, no. 3 (October 1, 2013): 449–56.

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Biggs, H. M., S. M. Chudgar, C. D. Pfeiffer, K. R. Rice, A. K. Zaas, and C. R. Wolfe. “Disseminated Mycobacterium immunogenum infection presenting with septic shock and skin lesions in a renal transplant recipient..” Transpl Infect Dis 14, no. 4 (August 2012): 415–21.

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Person, A. K., S. M. Chudgar, B. L. Norton, B. C. Tong, and J. E. Stout. “Aspergillus niger: an unusual cause of invasive pulmonary aspergillosis..” J Med Microbiol 59, no. Pt 7 (July 2010): 834–38.

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Promes, Susan B., Saumil M. Chudgar, Colleen O’Connor Grochowski, Philip Shayne, Jennifer Isenhour, Seth W. Glickman, and Charles B. Cairns. “Gaps in procedural experience and competency in medical school graduates..” Acad Emerg Med 16 Suppl 2 (December 2009): S58–62.

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Chudgar, Saumil M., Christopher E. Cox, Loretta G. Que, Kathryn Andolsek, Nancy W. Knudsen, and Alison S. Clay. “Current teaching and evaluation methods in critical care medicine: has the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education affected how we practice and teach in the intensive care unit?.” Crit Care Med 37, no. 1 (January 2009): 49–60.

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Chudgar, Saumil M., Peifeng Deng, Rupalatha Maddala, David L. Epstein, and P Vasantha Rao. “Regulation of connective tissue growth factor expression in the aqueous humor outflow pathway..” Mol Vis 12 (September 30, 2006): 1117–26.


Kuhn, Catherine, Saumil Chudgar, Deborah Engle, Megan von Isenburg, Shari Whicker, Kathryn Andolsek, and Alisa Nagler. “Faculty Development EXPRESS: Tools for Time-Challenged Faculty.” Mededportal Publications, n.d.

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Clay, Alison, Elizabeth Ross, Saumil Chudgar, Colleen Grochowski, and Dan Shapiro. “Physicians’ Letters to their Patients: A Reflection Exercise for Graduating Medical Students.” Mededportal Publications, n.d.

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Clay, Alison, Elizabeth Ross, Nancy Knudsen, Saumil Chudgar, Deborah Engle, and Colleen Grochowski. “A Breaking Bad News Exercise to Assess Student Competence Prior to Graduation.” Mededportal Publications, n.d.

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