Brijen J. Shah, MD
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Brijen J. Shah, MD


Brijen is a board certified internist, gastroenterologist and geriatrician who is an associate professor at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Medical Center and the Associate Dean of GME for QI/PS and Medical Director of QI for the Mount Sinai Health System. He recently completed a nearly two-year engagement as the Chief Medical Officer and Vice President of Medical Affairs for Mount Sinai Queens.


Formerly, Brijen served as the director of GME for faculty development, quality and patient safety. Brijen is a graduate of the Warren Alpert School of Medicine and Beth-Israel Deaconess Medical Center Internal Medicine Residency. He is focused on designing curriculum and programs focused on Quality Improvement and Patient Safety for residents, faculty and front line health care providers.


He has been involved in the development of the Internal Medicine Subspeciality milestones and teaching products to meet the changes in graduate medical education and faculty development associated with this. He is part of the GI Milestones 2.0 workgroup and the Internal Medicine Milestones 2.0 workgroup.


Brijen has been the recipient of a Hartford Center of Excellence grant and a Hearst Foundation grant to train chief residents in geriatric principles, teaching and quality improvement. Brijen serves as a QI coach in the VA program to teach QI to rural health care providers. Currently, he is the co-PI for a grant to improve the detection and care of patient with delirium, funded through FOJP.


He is teaching faculty in the Greater New York Hospital Association Clinical Quality Fellowship Program. His is currently working towards his Master’s in Education focused on Adult Learning and Leadership at Teachers’ College, Columbia University. He has published review articles and textbook chapters on fecal incontinence, constipation, and colon cancer screening in the geriatric population. Outside of work, Brijen enjoys traveling, cooking, and hiking and lives with his husband in New York City.