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Nidhi Goel, MD, MHS

Academic Title:

Assistant Professor

Primary Appointment:


Secondary Appointment(s):



22 S. Greene Street Baltimore, MD 21201

Education and Training

  • Bachelor of Science in Microbiology and Cultural Anthropology - University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
  • Master of Health Science - Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
  • M.D. - University of Maryland School of Medicine
  • Residency in Internal Medicine-Pediatrics - University of Maryland Medical Center


Dr. Goel grew up in Timonium, Maryland.  She got her undergraduate degree at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, and then her Masters degree at the  Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.  She spent the next two years doing research at the Kennedy Krieger Institute, studying Fragile X Syndrome.  She then came to the University of Maryland for medical school, graduating in 2010.  She stayed at the University of Maryland for her residency training in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics.  Following completion of her training, Dr. Goel joined the faculty of the School of Medicine, with joint appointments in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics.

Dr. Goel practices as a teaching hospitalist for both adult and pediatric patients.  She also is a Physician Advisor for the University of Maryland Medical Center, focusing on clinical denials, throughput, patient safety, and regulatory compliance.  Her primary research interests are related to patient safety and quality improvement, with a focus on inpatient medication management.

Research/Clinical Keywords

Quality Improvement, Patient Safety, Hospitalist

Clinical Specialty Details

In addition to practicing as a hospitalist, Dr. Goel serves on the following committees at the Medical Center:

-Pediatric Pain Work Group

-Insulin Focus Group

-Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee, including the Pediatric and Antimicrobial Subcommittees

-Graduate Medical Education Patient Safety/Quality Improvement Committee

Awards and Affiliations

2009: Elected into Gold Humanism Honor Society

2013: Elected into Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society

2016: Recipient of the Alexander J. Shaffer Teaching Award, Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland Medical Center

2016: Recipient of the Ambulatory Teaching Award for Excellence in Teaching, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine


Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics

Member of the Society of Hospitalist Medicine and the American College of Physicians