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Urshila Durani, M.D., M.P.H.

  1. Hematologist
  2. Internist
  3. Oncologist

Urshila Durani, M.D., M.P.H., obtained her BA, MPH, and MD degrees from Northwestern University, and completed her residency and fellowship training at Mayo Clinic and City of Hope National Medical Center. She is board certified in internal medicine, medical oncology, and hematology, and has received several awards for her clinical and academic excellence, such as the Angela and Anne V. Marinelli Endowed Fellowship and the Tow Tan Humanism in Medicine Award.

Dr. Durani has a special interest in lymphoma, stem cell transplant, and CAR-T therapy, and has published more than 40 peer-reviewed articles on these topics. She is also involved in various professional and educational activities, such as serving on committees for the American Society of Hematology and the American Society of Clinical Oncology, reviewing manuscripts for several journals, developing curricula and courses for medical students and fellows, and mentoring trainees and junior faculty.

  1. Bone marrow transplant
  2. CAR-T cell therapy
  • Use of allogeneic and autologous stem cell (bone marrow) transplant for the treatment of lymphoma
  • Use of chimeric antigen receptor T-cell therapy for the treatment of lymphoma
  • Management of both Hodgkin and non-Hodgkin lymphoma
  1. 2021
    Advanced Fellowship - Hematopoietic Cell Transplant and Cellular Therapy City of Hope National Medical Center
  2. 2020
    FellowHematology/Oncology, Programs in Rochester, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  3. 2020
    Fellowship - Hematology and Medical Oncology Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education
  4. 2017
    Residency - Internal MedicineMayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education
  5. 2017
    ResidentInternal Medicine, Programs in Rochester, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  6. 2014
    MDNorthwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
  7. 2014
    MPHNorthwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
  8. 2010
    BA - Anthropology Honors Program in Medical EducationNorthwestern University

Certifications

  1. 2020
    Medical OncologyAmerican Board of Internal Medicine
  2. 2020
    HematologyAmerican Board of Internal Medicine
  3. 2017
    Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal Medicine

Awards and honors

  1. 2020
    Angela and Anne V. Marinelli Endowed FellowshipMayo Clinic
  2. 2020
    Tow Tan Humanism in Medicine AwardMayo Clinic
  3. 2020
    Outstanding Hematology-Oncology TraineeMayo Clinic
  4. 2019
    Chief FellowMayo Clinic in Rochester
  5. 2018
    Outstanding Fellow Award The Minnesota Society of Clinical Oncology

Professional memberships

  1. 2023 - present
    MemberLymphoma Working Committee, Center for International Blood and Marrow Transplant Research
  2. 2023 - 2026
    Committee Member, Committee on TrainingAmerican Society of Hematology
  3. 2022
    Abstract ReviewerAmerican Society of Hematology
  4. 2022 - present
    Site LeadCancer Center Grand Rounds Planning Committee
  5. 2022 - present
    MemberAmerican Society of Transplantation and Cellular Therapy (ASTCT)
  6. 2022 - present
    MemberAmerican Society for Transplantation and Cellular Therapy
  7. 2021 - present
    MemberHematology Education Committee
  8. 2020 - 2022
    Committee Member, ASH Hematology Review Series TaskforceAmerican Society of Hematology
  9. 2019 - 2021
    Committee Member, Trainee CouncilAmerican Society of Hematology
  10. 2019 - 2021
    Committee Member, ASCO Professional Development CommitteeAmerican Society of Clinical Oncology
  11. 2017 - present
    MemberAmerican Society of Clinical Oncology
  12. 2015 - present
    MemberAmerican Medical Association

Publications

Research activities

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