SAVITA ARYA, MD PATHOLOGY, DPB, MBBS 
Department of Bio-Medical Sciences - PCOM South Georgia 
Associate Professor


Dr. Arya teaches pathology in the Department of Biomedical Sciences at PCOM South Georgia. She has been teaching pathology to medical students for more than 20 years. Prior to joining PCOM, she worked at Ross University School of Medicine.

Dr. Arya has held several academic positions including assistant dean of basic sciences, director of medical education, course coordinator of pathology and module director of the Heme-Lymph module. She has also served as chair of grand rounds committee, vice chair of students promotions committee and chair of curriculum management sub-committee for the CAAM-HP and DMB accreditation visits; and ExamSoft manager.

Dr. Arya employs a variety of active learning strategies, including flipped classroom, problem-based learning, modified team-based learning and uses audience response systems like Turning point, Poll Everywhere and Top Hat in her teaching.

Dr. Arya’s teaching career has been distinguished with several recognitions, including awards for Best
Professor (“Dr. Idol”), Best Mentor, Most Favorite Professor and Outstanding Professor.

Education

  • Mumbai University, India: MD Pathology
  • College of Physicians and Surgeons, Mumbai, India: DPB
  • Mumbai University: MBBS

Awards

  • Best Professor (“Dr. Idol”) at Ross University School of Medicine, Barbados in July 2019.
  • “Best Mentor Award” at Ross University School of Medicine, Knoxville/St. Kitts in December 2018.
  • “Most Favorite Professor” Award at Ross University School of Medicine, Dominica in April 2011.
  • “Outstanding Professor Award” at the Medical University of Americas, Nevis in recognition of superior teaching and commitment to quality medical education in April 2009
  • “Outstanding Professor Award” at the Medical University of Americas, Nevis in recognition of superior teaching and commitment to quality medical education in December 2008.

Memberships

  • California Society of Pathologists (CSP)
  • Group for Research in Pathology Education (GRIPE)
  • Team Based Learning Collaborative (TBLC)
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