AACPD Candidate – Nizamuddin

Junaid Nizamuddin, MD

University of Chicago

Dr. Junaid Nizamuddin is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care at the University of Chicago and has been Program Director of the anesthesiology residency since August 2018. He attended medical school at Johns Hopkins before completing his residency at Massachusetts General Hospital. He completed subspecialty training in critical care medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. During his time as program director, Dr. Nizamuddin has overseen an overhaul of the residency didactic curriculum and formation of wellness and support programs. He has led the residency program as it has adapted to becoming one of the busiest Level I trauma centers in the nation over the past 3 years. He serves as an Associate Editor for Anesthesia & Analgesia and as a question writer for the ABA Critical Care Medicine board examination.