Meet the Emory University Department of Medicine’s Featured Clinician, Priya Kohli, MD (Division of Cardiology). Dr. Kohli is originally from the Midwest. After completing her cardiology training at Northwestern University in Chicago, she moved with her husband, Michael Burke, MD (also an Emory cardiologist) to Boston in 2011, where she joined Brigham and Women’s Physician Organization. Dr. Kohli and her husband joined Emory’s faculty earlier this year, and they are greatly enjoying their time in Atlanta. Currently, she works at the Atlanta VA Medical Center four days a week, and she has clinical duties on Emory’s main campus once a week.
Why did you go into medicine?
I come from a family of doctors, all of whom love their jobs, so I knew from an early age that I wanted to follow the same path of caring for patients. Having role models like these shaped my view of what I hoped to achieve in my career.
What does “clinical excellence” mean to you?
For me, “clinical excellence” means providing the most thorough care for the best possible outcomes for the patient.
What do you like to do in your spare time?
I like to spend my spare time with my family and friends. My husband and I also enjoy traveling, though we haven’t been able to travel as often since the birth of our one-year-old son. I also enjoy working out and reading.
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