Mita Sanghavi Goel, MD, MPH is Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Dr. Sanghavi Goel cares for a diverse panel of patients as a practicing internist and has advanced training in epidemiology, public health, and health services research. She graduated with her B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania and her M.D. from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey prior to completing her residency in Internal Medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, where she also served as Chief Medical Resident. Following residency, she completed a General Medicine Fellowship at Harvard/Beth Israel Deaconess, and earned an MPH from the Harvard School of Public Health.
Dr. Sanghavi Goel has expertise in examining the role of technology in improving the care for vulnerable populations and developing interventions that can be easily incorporated into clinical practice. She has received AVON Foundation funding to develop, implement and evaluate a multimedia, patient education and motivational video to improve breast cancer screening among a Latina population seeking care in federally qualified health care system. She is also the recipient of an institutional Career Development Award (K12) examining patterns of decision making among women newly diagnosed with breast cancer. Her newest project examines racial and ethnic variations in the use of personal health records and evaluates strategies for overcoming patient-level barriers to the enrollment in, and use of, personal health records. She has published extensively on health care disparities and cancer care in peer-reviewed journals including Journal of General Internal Medicine and the Journal of the American Medical Association.