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Bhakti Hansoti, M.B.Ch.B.
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine
Languages: English, Gujarati, Hindi, Spanish
Expertise: Emergency Medicine
For Bhakti Hansoti, M.B.Ch.B., FACEP, training began in the international setting with medical school at the University of Edinburgh and foundation training in London. This transatlantic upbringing and training combined encouraged an appreciation of the diversity of emergency medicine in different resource settings. She completed a residency in Emergency Medicine at the University of Chicago (UoC). Over the years she has maintained a deep-seated interest in international emergency medicine while working in clinical settings such as Liberia, India, Ghana, Jamaica, China, Nepal, Uganda and South Africa.
To reinforce this passion in global health she completed a fellowship in International Emergency Medicine and Public Health at John Hopkins, and a Masters in Public Health at The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, concentrating in epidemiology and biostatistics. She has recently been awarded a Fogarty fellowship, which she will complete over the next two years at University of Cape Town in South Africa where she is currently located. In addition to her research in Cape Town Dr. Hansoti is an instructor at the University of Cape Town and teaches two courses on clinical research methods. Nationally and Internationally Dr. Hansoti holds several leadership position in professional committees, most recently she has taken on the role of president elect for the Global Emergency Medicine Academy (GEMA) at SAEM.
Dr. Hansoti has research interests in evaluating emergency care and acute care interventions in low resource settings internationally. This is intimately tied with development of research methodology and validated outcome metrics to suitably evaluate acute care intervention in low resource settings. Dr. Hansoti also has an interest in the ethics of acute care research in culturally diverse environments.
- Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine
- MBChB, University Of Edinburgh Medical School (2006)
- Royal Free Hampstead NHS Trust (2007)
- Hemel Hempstead General Hospital (2008)
- University of Chicago Hospitals / Emergency Medicine (2012)
- American Board of Emergency Medicine / Emergency Medicine (2013)
Research & Publications
Evaluating emergency care and acute care interventions in low resource settings internationally. This is intimately tied with development of research methodology and validated outcome metrics to suitably evaluate acute care intervention in low resource settings. Dr. Hansoti also has an interest in the ethics of acute care research in culturally diverse environments.
Scholarly Projects with Residents:
- Systematic review of disaster education modalities for physicians
- Defining and evaluating the role of emergency medical services for critically ill children in Cape Town, SA
- Evaluating a screening tool to identify and prioritize critically ill children presenting to primary health care clinics in Cape Town, SA
Selected PublicationsView all on Pubmed
Jacquet G, Hansoti B, Levine A, Martin I. Career Paths and Practice Patterns of Global Emergency Medicine Physicians: A Cross-Sectional Survey. International Emergency Medicine. (In press: JEM)
Hansoti B, Weiner S, Martin I, Dunlop S, Hayward A, Tupesis J, Becker T, Douglass K. Society for Academic Emergency Medicine's Global Emergency Medicine Academy: Global Health Code of Conduct. Academic Emergency Medicine. Acad Emerg Med. 2013 Dec;20(12):1319-20.
Jacquet G, Hansoti B, Vu A, Bayram J. Earthquake-Related Injuries in the Pediatric Population: A Systematic Review. PLoS Currents: Disasters (Accepted Nov 2013)
Jacquet G, Foran M, Bartels S Schroeder ED, Becker TK, Duber H, et al. Global Emergency Medicine Literature Review Group. Global Emergency Medicine: A Review of the Literature from 2012. Academic Emergency Medicine 2013; 20(8): 835-843. (Hansoti B as a member of Global Emergency Medicine Literature Review Group).
Reynolds T, Bisanzo M, Dworkis D, Hansoti B, Obermeyer Z, Seidenberg P, Hauswald M, Mowafi H. Research Priorities for Data Collection and Management Within Global Acute and Emergency Care Systems. Academic Emergency Medicine. Acad Emerg Med. 2013 Dec;20(12):1246-50.