Shoumita Dasgupta, PhD

Professor, Medicine

Shoumita Dasgupta
617.358.3555
72 E. Concord St Instructional (L)

Biography

Dr. Dasgupta is a scientist educator whose significant scholarly contributions center around curriculum design, teaching, and service. She is a Professor of Medicine and an Assistant Dean of Admissions with a demonstrated history of working in a diverse and inclusive higher education environment. Dr. Dasgupta has leveraged her expertise in basic and medical genetics and genomics, graduate education, and medical education to transform and advance the clinical and scientific training of MD and PhD students at Boston University, nationally, and internationally. Her passion for genetics, genomic medicine, diversity and inclusion, and mentoring allow her to serve as a supportive and creative leader in the field.

Other Positions

  • Professor, Medical Sciences & Education, Boston University School of Medicine
  • Assistant Dean, Admissions, Boston University School of Medicine
  • Director, Graduate Program in Genetics and Genomics, Boston University School of Medicine
  • Graduate Faculty (Primary Mentor of Grad Students), Boston University School of Medicine, Graduate Medical Sciences

Education

  • University of California San Francisco, PhD
  • University of California San Francisco, MS
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology, BS

Classes Taught

  • GMS FC 701
  • GMS FC 702
  • GMS FC 703
  • GMS FC 704
  • GMS FC 705
  • GMS FC 706
  • GMS FC 707
  • GMS FC 711
  • GMS FC 712
  • GMS FC 713
  • GMS FC 714
  • GMS GC 601
  • GMS GC 605
  • GMS GE 701
  • GMS GE 703 and 704
  • GMS GE 901
  • GMS MM 701
  • MED MS 129
  • MED MS 141 M1
  • MED MS 141-146
  • MED MS 144 M2
  • MED MS 146 M2
  • SDM MB 511

Publications

  • Published on 8/5/2021

    Vaimberg E, Demers L, Ford E, Sabatello M, Stevens B, Dasgupta S. Project Inclusive Genetics: Exploring the impact of patient-centered counseling training on physical disability bias in the prenatal setting. PLoS One. 2021; 16(8):e0255722. PMID: 34352009.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 8/13/2020

    Dasgupta S. An Anti-Racism Toolkit for the Genetics Educator. Genet Med. 2020 11; 22(11):1911-1912. PMID: 32788666.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 6/18/2020

    Dasgupta S, Feldman GL, Powell CM, Toriello HV, Westman J, Wilson WG, Waggoner DJ. Training the next generation of genomic medicine providers: trends in medical education and national assessment. Genet Med. 2020 10; 22(10):1718-1722. PMID: 32555416.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 1/24/2020

    Hoffman JD, Thompson R, Swenson KB, Dasgupta S. Complexities of Clinical Genetics Consultation: An Interprofessional Clinical Skills Workshop. MedEdPORTAL. 2020 01 24; 16:10869. PMID: 32342009.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 5/21/2019

    Campion M, Goldgar C, Hopkin RJ, Prows CA, Dasgupta S. Genomic education for the next generation of health-care providers. Genet Med. 2019 11; 21(11):2422-2430. PMID: 31110330.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 5/1/2019

    Hyland K, Dasgupta S. Medical genetics and genomics education and its impact on genomic literacy of the clinical workforce. Genet Med. 2019 05; 21(5):1259-1260. PMID: 31048815.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 11/29/2018

    Hyland K, Garber K, Dasgupta S. From helices to health: undergraduate medical education in genetics and genomics. Per Med. 2019 05 01; 16(3):211-220. PMID: 30489214.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 5/1/2018

    Wilcox RL, Adem PV, Afshinnekoo E, Atkinson JB, Burke LW, Cheung H, Dasgupta S, DeLaGarza J, Joseph L, LeGallo R, Lew M, Lockwood CM, Meiss A, Norman J, Markwood P, Rizvi H, Shane-Carson KP, Sobel ME, Suarez E, Tafe LJ, Wang J, Haspel RL. The Undergraduate Training in Genomics (UTRIG) Initiative: early & active training for physicians in the genomic medicine era. Per Med. 2018 05 01; 15(3):199-208. PMID: 29843583.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 4/3/2018

    Park HY, Berkowitz O, Symes K, Dasgupta S. The art and science of selecting graduate students in the biomedical sciences: Performance in doctoral study of the foundational sciences. PLoS One. 2018; 13(4):e0193901. PMID: 29614110.

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  • Published on 1/11/2018

    S. Dasgupta. Medical Genetics Ethics Cases. Genetics Society of America Peer-Reviewed Education Portal (GSA PREP). 2018.

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