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Shweta Gidwani Shweta Gidwani
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

Office Phone: 202-741-2911
Email: Email
Department: Emergency Medicine


  • MBBS, Seth G.S. Medical College, 2002


Shweta Gidwani MBBS, MRCEM, FRCEM graduated from Seth G.S. Medical College, Mumbai, India in 2002. She completed her core training in Emergency Medicine at Machester Royal Infirmary then moved to London where she completed her Fellowship in Emergency Medicine. She currently holds a Consultant appointment  at Chelsea & Westminster NHS Foundation Trust, London where she works full time in the National Health Service (NHS). She has been involved in the development of emergency care service delivery and training programs in India for seven years. She was invited to join the International Emergency Medicine section at GWU as Adj Asst Professor in 2013 where she works on the India programs.


Dr. Gidwani is an Emergency Medicine Consultant working in the National Health Service (NHS) at Chelsea & Westminster Hospital in London, UK where she is the Divisional Lead for Research.

As part of the core faculty of the GW International Emergency Medicine section, she is involved in the development and successful delivery of several structured training programs across India, where emergency medicine is a relatively new speciality. Her main interests include emergency medicine curriculum development, medical education, trauma care, wellbeing, HIV testing in non-traditional settings, patient safety and is an advocate for the role of emergency medicine practitioners in improving health outcomes in countries where emergency medicine is a developing speciality.

Faculty Publications

Routine HIV testing in the emergency department: tough lessons in sustainability. Rayment M, Rae C, Ghooloo F, Doku E, Hardie J, Finlay S, Gidwani S, Atkins M, Roberts P, Sullivan AK.

HIV testing in non-traditional settings--the HINTS study: a multi-centre observational study of feasibility and acceptability. Rayment M, Thornton A, Mandalia S, Elam G, Atkins M, Jones R, Gidwani S Nardone A, Roberts P, Tenant-Flowers M, Anderson J, Sullivan AK; HINTS Study Group.

Centers and Institutes

Fellow (by examination), College of Emergency Medicine, UK

Emergency Medicine Consultant, Chelsea & Westminster NHS Foundation Trust Hospital, London, UK


Interest Section(s)

  • International Emergency Medicine

Industry Relationships and Collaborations

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