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Aseem Vashist, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Medicine
Academic Office Location:
Pat and Jim Calhoun Cardiology Center
UConn Health
263 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT 06030
Phone: 860-679-3343
Website(s):

heart.uchc.edu

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Education
DegreeInstitutionMajor
M.B.B.S.Armed Forces Medical College Medicine

Post-Graduate Training
TrainingInstitutionSpecialty
InternshipBronx Lebanon Hospital Center - Albert Einstein College of MedicineInternal Medicine
ResidencyBronx Lebanon Hospital Center - Albert Einstein College of MedicineInternal Medicine
FellowshipMontefiore Medical Center - Albert Einstein College of MedicineCardiovascular Medicine
FellowshipYale School of MedicineNuclear Cardiology
Professional TrainingUniversity of ErlangenLevel II training CT angiography
FellowshipHartford Hospital - UConn School of MedicineInterventional Cardiology

Awards
Name of Award/HonorAwarding Organization
Physician Recognition Award American Medical Association
Associate Certificate of Merit-2000American College of Physicians
Associate Certificate of Merit-1998American College of Physicians
Certificate of ExcellenceBronx Lebanon Hospital Center
Dean’s letter of Excellence for Academic AchievementArmed Forces Medical College
Basu Memorial Trophy and Certificate of Merit
Chief of Air Staff Silver Medal
Research Award by Indian Council for Medical Research
Name & DescriptionCategoryRoleTypeScopeStart YearEnd Year
Chair, Content Quality Working Group, Alliance for Physician Certification and Advancement (APCA)Professional/Scientific OrganizationChairExternalInternational2016
Member, Certification Board Nuclear Cardiology Assessment Oversight Team Leadership, Alliance for Physician Certification and Advancement (APCA)Professional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalInternational2016

Journal Articles

  • Innovation in Data Abstraction, Education, and Consistent Application of Best Practice Guidelines: Experience and Real-World Results from a University Hospital in a Cost-centric Environment;
    Lakireddy P, Canning P, Lee J, Azrin M, Vashist A**. Conn Med 2016;80(2):97-103
  • Molecular Imaging of Plaque Vulnerability
    Tavakoli S, Vashist A, Sadeghi M. J Nucl Cardiol 2014; 21:1112–28 21(1112):1128
Title or AbstractTypeSponsor/EventDate/YearLocation
Update on Antiplatelet Therapy in Coronary Artery DiseaseLectureWestern Kentucky Heart & Lung Research Foundation and Education Trust2016Bowling Green,Kentucky
Successful Model to Improve STEMI Patient Outcomes-EMS CollaborationLectureAmerican College of Cardiology2016Chicago,USA
Institutional Collaboration with Emergency Medical Services: Successful Model to Improve Outcomes in STEMI Patients. Presented at the 15th Annual American College of Cardiology ACC NCDR.15 Meeting, San Diego 2015Poster15th Annual American College of Cardiology ACC NCDR.15 Meeting2015San Diego
Innovation in Data Abstraction, Education and Consistent Application of Best Practice Guidelines: Experience and Real World Results from a University Hospital in a Cost Centric Environment. Presented at the 15th Annual American College of Cardiology ACC NCDR.15 Meeting, San Diego 2015Poster15th Annual American College of Cardiology ACC NCDR.15 Meeting, San Diego2015San Diego
Surviving MI-What Distinguishes Top Performing Hospitals: The UConn Experience: Cardiovascular Grand Rounds at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine, May 2015LectureUniversity of Connecticut2015Farmington
“Redefining Institutional Approach to Myocardial Infarction: What Distinguishes Top Performing Hospitals”. Keynote speaker at the Inaugural Cardiovascular Symposium of the Western Kentucky Heart & Lung Research Foundation and Education Trust, Bowling Green, Kentucky, September 18th 2015LectureWestern Kentucky Heart & Lung Research Foundation and Education Trust2015Bowling Green,Kentucky