AMT Faculty Member

Patel, Premel

Premal Patel, MD, MScAssistant Professor, Department of Internal Medicine
Associate Director of the Global Health Education Program

Dr. Premal Patel is a board-certified Physician and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine. She also serves as the Associate Director of the Global Health Education Program at UTMB and is co-coordinator of the Global Health Inter-Professional Core Course. She earned an MD degree from UTMB and completed her Residency and Internship from the Warren Alpert School of Brown University. She has received accreditation though the American Academy of HIV Medicine as an HIV Specialist. She also holds a master's degree in Human Rights from the London School of Economics.

Dr. Patel's special interests include HIV/AIDS in the developing and developed world, HIV and Hepatitis B Co-infection, Preventive Care for HIV-Infected Patients, HIV Drug Resistance, and education in HIV and global health. In addition to presenting at AIDS 2010, she has had many accepted abstracts to international HIV conferences.

Prior to joining UTMB, Dr. Patel served as an internist in the Pediatric AIDS Corps in Gaborone, Botswana through the Baylor International Pediatric AIDS Initiative and Baylor College of Medicine. Her activities included coordinating the Adult HIV clinic, HIV related journal club, sputum induction program for TB diagnosis, developing preventive care guidelines for HIV infected patients and teaching rotating students, residents and fellows.

Dr. Patel attends on the General Medicine wards at the TDCJ hospital sees patients in the HIV clinic and is actively involved in the global health education program. In 2014, Dr. Patel was inducted into the Academy of Master Teachers.

Learner Types: JSSOM - Medical Students - Pre-Clerkship, JSSOM - Medical Students - Clinical Years, JSSOM - Residency/Fellowships, SPPH - Master's/Doctoral', Faculty/Educator Development, Community-based learners.

Assessment of Learners: Debriefing Techniques , Feedback to Learners.

Advancement/Promotion: Promotion/Tenure for Educators, CV Development.

Curriculum: Curriculum Design, Curriculum Evaluation, Objectives, Curriculum Mapping.

Diversity Issues: LGBTQIA+, Race/Ethnicity.

Educational Leadership: Conflict Resolution.

Instructional Methods: Audience Response Systems, Case-Based Teaching, Clinical Teaching (Hospital or Clinic), Experiential Learning, Flipped Classroom, Interactive Teaching - Large Group, Interactive Teaching - Small Group, Narrative Pedagogy, Online Teaching/Learning, Simulation-based Education, Slide Development - best practices, Workshop Development.

Scholarship - Ed Research or Curriculum Innovation: Abstract Development, Manuscript Writing.

Special Content: Global Health, Professionalism, Humanities in Health Professions Education, Faculty Development - Teaching Skills.