Sharma, Gulshan, MD, MPH
Gulshan Sharma, MD, MPH
Vice President, Chief Medical & Clinical Innovation Officer
Director, Division of Pulmonary Critical Care & Sleep Medicine
Sealy and Smith Distinguished Chair in Internal Medicine

Division: Pulmonary Critical Care & Sleep Medicine
Department: Internal Medicine
Clinical Interests
  • Critical Illnesses
  • Sepsis
  • Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome
  • Lung Cancer
  • COPD
Research Interests
  • Quality improvement
  • Health services research
  • Provider continuity
  • End of Life care
  1. Sharma, G., Freeman, J., Zhang, D., Goodwin, J. Trends in end of life care among older adults with advanced lung cancer. Chest 2008; 133: 72-78.
  2. Kuo YF, Sharma G, Freeman J, Goodwin JS. Growth of General Internal Medicine hospitalists caring for older patients in US hospitals. N Eng J Med 2009;360:1102-12.
  3. Sharma G, Fletcher K, Zhang D, Kuo Y-F, Freeman J, Goodwin JS. Continuity of outpatient and inpatient care by primary care physicians for hospitalized older patients. JAMA 2009;301(16):1-10.
  4. Sharma G, Kuo Y-F, Zhang D, Freeman J, Goodwin JS. Comanagement of hospitalized surgical patients by medicine physicians in the United States. Arch Intern Med. 2010;170(4):363-368.
  5. Sharma G, Kuo Y-F, Zhang D, Freeman J, Goodwin JS. Outpatient follow-up visit and 30-day risk of emergency room visit and readmission in patients hospitalized for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Arch Intern Med. 2010;170(18):1664-1670.
Degree/Training CompletedYearName & Location
M.B.B.S.1995Dayanand Medical College, Ludhiana, India
Residency2000Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI
Chief Resident2001Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI
Fellow2004Yale University School of Medicine New Haven, CT
MPH Degree2003Yale University School of Medicine New Haven, CT