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Vice President (North) – Dr. Dina Shah

Vice President (North Zone)

Society for Emergency Medicine India (2016 – 2018)

Dr. Dina Shah completed her graduation and post-graduation from M P Shah Medical College from 1984-1993 and then completed her fellowship in Cardiac anesthesia in 1994. She worked as a Consultant and Head at U N Mehta ICRC, Ahmedabad from 1994-2004. Then she moved to Apollo Hospital as a Head of anesthesia in 2004. She then completed her PGDip and Masters in Emergency Medicine from Australia in 2005.  She returned in 2009 and joined at Christian Medical College Hospital, Vellore as an Associate Professor following which she joined Fortis Hospital, Noida in 2010, as Head of Emergency Department. With over 11 years of experience in cardiac anesthesia and now 12 years in emergency medicine she is supervising DNB-Emergency medicine and Masters in Emergency Medicine programs since 2013.

Dr. Dina Shah joined SEMI in 2008 and became Vice President (North Zone) in 2014. She was a first proud Indian emergency physician to work as a Dy. Chief Medical Officer of Inaugural Indian Grand Prix 2011. She underwent training in Motor sports at Turkey and Malaysia, and got her team of 257 doctors and nurses ready for first Indian GP. She also worked as a technical expert for NABH to run a workshop on “Hospital Preparedness for Disasters” and conducted 12 workshops across country succcesfully. She is a Regional Faculty (Asia Pacific) for AHA certified courses for healthcare providers and Heart saver First-aid CPR AED for community.

In her free time, she enjoys travelling and learning various cultures across India and abroad. She remembers walking on glaciers as her lifetime memory while on Alaska cruise. Her main interest till date is to prepare the community as a first-responder in the face of various emergencies and disasters.