Shoumita Dasgupta, PhD
Professor
Boston University School of Medicine
Dept of Medicine
Biomedical Genetics

PhD, University of California San Francisco
MS, University of California San Francisco

Pronouns: she/her/hers



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.

Professor
Boston University School of Medicine
Medical Sciences & Education


Assistant Dean
Boston University School of Medicine
Admissions


Graduate Faculty (Primary Mentor of Grad Students)
Boston University School of Medicine, Graduate Medical Sciences



2018 Boston University School of Medicine: Excellence in Educational Scholarship Mentoring
2015 Association of Professors of Human and Medical Genetics: Second Prize Abstract
2014 Boston University School of Medicine: BUMC Pride Award for Excellence in Equality
2014 Boston University Department of Medicine: Robert Dawson Evans Special Recognition Teaching Award
2014 Association of Professors of Human and Medical Genetics: First Prize Abstract
2013 Boston University School of Medicine: Stanley L. Robbins Award for Excellence in Teaching
2012 Boston University School of Medicine: Faculty Recognition Award
2012 American Society of Human Genetics: Fourth place GenArt award
1999 University of California, San Francisco: Richard Fineberg Memorial Teaching Award


Project Inclusive Genetics: A Non-Directive Counseling Educational Intervention to Combat Disability Implicit Bias in the Pre-Natal Setting
01/01/2019 - 12/31/2021 (PI)
Northeast Group on Educational Affairs





Yr Title Project-Sub Proj Pubs
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  1. Campion M, Goldgar C, Hopkin RJ, Prows CA, Dasgupta S. Genomic education for the next generation of health-care providers. Genet Med. 2019 May 21. PMID: 31110330.
     
  2. Hyland K, Dasgupta S. Medical genetics and genomics education and its impact on genomic literacy of the clinical workforce. Genet Med. 2019 May; 21(5):1259-1260. PMID: 31048815.
     
  3. Hyland K, Garber K, Dasgupta S. From helices to health: undergraduate medical education in genetics and genomics. Per Med. 2019 May 01; 16(3):211-220. PMID: 30489214.
     
  4. 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.
     
  5. 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.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29614110.
     
  6. S. Dasgupta. Medical Genetics Ethics Cases. Genetics Society of America Peer-Reviewed Education Portal (GSA PREP). 2018. View Publication
  7. Niederhoffer EC, Cline SD, Osheroff N, Simmons JM, Diekman AB, Franklin DS, Abali EE, Bateman RC, Fontes JD, Lindsley JE, Pearson D, Rubenstein PA, Slaughter CA, Bernstein JA, Hyland KM, Park VM, Sobering AK, Weiler TA, Dasgupta S. Teaching Biochemistry and Genetics to Students of Dentistry, Medicine, and Pharmacy 6th International Conference of the Association of Biochemistry Educators (ABE) Clearwater Beach, FL, USA, May 7-11, 2017. Med Sci Educ. 2017 Dec; 27(4):855-859. PMID: 29291139.
     
  8. Hyland K, Dasgupta S. Medical genetics and genomics education and its impact on genomic literacy of the clinical workforce. Genet Med. 2017 Sep 14. PMID: 28914266.
     
  9. S. Dasgupta. Casting a Wide Net via Case Studies: Educating across the undergraduate to medical school continuum in the biological sciences. CourseSource. 2017. View Publication
  10. Jin H, Dasgupta S. Genetics in LGB Assisted Reproduction: Two Flipped Classroom, Progressive Disclosure Cases. MedEdPORTAL. 2017 Jul 24; 13:10607. PMID: 30800809.
     
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This graph shows the total number of publications by year, by first, middle/unknown, or last author.

Bar chart showing 28 publications over 9 distinct years, with a maximum of 5 publications in 2013 and 2017

YearPublications
20021
20032
20092
20135
20153
20164
20175
20184
20192
In addition to these self-described keywords below, a list of MeSH based concepts is available here.

administration
cultural competency
genetics
genomics
graduate education
medical education

Available to Mentor as: (Review Mentor Role Definitions):
  • Advisor
  • Career Mentor
  • Diversity Mentor
  • Education Mentor
  • Research / Scholarly Mentor
Contact for Mentoring:

72 E. Concord St Instructional (L)
Boston MA 02118
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