Shweta Akhouri, M.D.
Humanities, Health, and Society; Division of Family and Community Medicine
Office: AHC2 587
Phone: (305) 348-9171
Specialty: Family Medicine
Languages Spoken: English, Hindi
Joining HWCOM in July 2020, Dr. Shweta Akhouri is passionate about undergraduate and graduate medical education—teaching medical students and residents. She teaches clinical skills, case-based, and problem-based learning and is the Assistant Clerkship Director of Family Medicine.
As faculty for Green Family Foundation Neighborhood Health Education Learning Program (NeighborhoodHELP), Akhouri supervises interprofessional household visits with medical, nursing, social work, and physician assistant students in underserved communities throughout Miami-Dade County. She sees NeighborhoodHELP patients in North Miami at one of the program’s Mobile Health Centers.
After completing her residency, Akhouri became a faculty member at the University of Louisville in the same residency program. She trained residents in inpatient and outpatient settings and served as Medical Director for their clinic. Akhouri also enjoys writing and using narrative medicine to reflect on her own experiences while empowering physicians and patients.
Family Medicine Residency, University of Louisville, Kentucky
MD, St. Matthews University School of Medicine, Cayman Islands
BA, Psychology and Biology, Florida International University
American Board of Family Medicine
Areas of Interest/Research
- Population Health
- Antibiotic Stewardship Initiatives
- Narrative Medicine
- Geriatric Medicine
- “My aching joints! Is it Rheumatoid Arthritis?” Doctors’ Notes - Familydoctor.org, July 2019
- “I have discovered the immense strength it takes to be vulnerable,” KevinMD.com, May 2020