Deepika Reddy Recognized with Laureate Award
Mar 1, 2021 1:00 PM
Congratulations to Deepika Reddy, MD, on receiving the Laureate Award from the Utah Chapter of the American College of Physicians! The Laureate Award is designed to honor those Fellows and Masters of the College who have demonstrated, by their example and conduct, an abiding commitment to excellence in medical care, education, and research, and service to their community, their chapter, and the ACP.
About Dr. Deepika ReddyCurrently, Dr. Reddy serves as an associate professor in the division of Endocrinology and Metabolism at the University of Utah. Her primary area of clinical interest and expertise is prevention and management of all types of diabetes, and complications of diabetes. She has a specific interest in the adoption of public health methods in clinical care and looking at the role of social determinants of health in management of diabetes. Dr. Reddy has been involved in teaching medical students during the pre-clincial years and has worked with medical students to create an 'exceptional learning experience' (ELE). The ELE is an outpatient clinical experience in the endocrinology division for 1st and 2nd year medical students. The objectives are to offer a clinical experience that can be conducted virtually, the patients scheduled in this clinic, have had type 1 or type 2 diabetes that is difficult to control. Barriers to care ( using social determinants of health questionnaire) are determined and resources offered wherever possible. As program director of the Endocrinology fellowship program Dr. Reddy is committed to continuously working on improving clinical and research offerings for the fellows and faculty development opportunities for staff. Finally, Dr. Reddy is committed to upholding principles of equity and diversity in her clinic, fellowship program and any other area of University of Utah she is involved in.