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Harajeshwar Singh Kohli

Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medicine


Harajeshwar Singh Kohli, MD, JD, MIA, AAEM is an Assistant Professor and Co-Chair of the Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (JEDI) Committee in the Department of Emergency Medicine. He also co-founded elevatED, a group that focuses on providing mentorship, support and career development for BIPOC members of the department. Additionally, Dr. Kohli has served as faculty for several medical school courses and clinics, including Clinical Skills and Foundation, Cultural Determinants and Health Disparities, the Inter-professional Education Clinic and Ambulatory Care Experience. He has also served on the medical school admissions committee as an interviewer. Dr. Kohli is passionate about health equity, medical education and mentoring.

Dr. Kohli earned his B.A. in Political Science with a minor in Spanish from Virginia Commonwealth University. He then went on to earn a Master's in International Affairs from Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs and a law degree from the University of California, Berkeley. He practiced law in New York City before completing his M.D. from Virginia Commonwealth University's School of Medicine. He completed residency training in emergency medicine at Emory University.

Current Appointments & Affiliations

Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine · 2021 - Present Emergency Medicine, Clinical Science Departments

Education, Training & Certifications

Virginia Commonwealth University, School of Medicine · 2013 M.D.
University of California, Berkeley · 2006 J.D.
Columbia University · 2003 M.I.A.
Virginia Commonwealth University · 2001 B.A.