Welcoming Dr Nidhi Rohatgi, MD, MS, SFHM, as the Editor-in-Chief for JMIR Perioperative Medicine

JMIR Perioperative Medicine and JMIR Publications are delighted to announce and welcome Dr Nidhi Rohatgi, MD, MS, SFHM as Editor-in-Chief for JMIR Perioperative Medicine

Nidhi Rohatgi, MD, MS, SFHM, is a Clinical Professor of Medicine and (by courtesy) Neurosurgery, in the Division of Hospital Medicine at Stanford University School of Medicine in Palo Alto, California. She served as the Chief of Surgical Co-management for Neurosurgery, ENT, and Orthopedic Surgery at Stanford, and as the Co-Director of Clinical Research in the Division of Hospital Medicine. Dr. Rohatgi is an Affiliate Faculty in the Center for Artificial Intelligence and Medical Imaging at Stanford University. 

Dr. Rohatgi has published several seminal articles on a unique model of surgical co-management implemented at Stanford and advises colleagues from across the world on creating similar models of care at their own institutions to improve the medical outcomes of surgical patients. Dr. Rohatgi has been an invited speaker at regional, national, and international meetings. She has authored several peer-reviewed articles in high-impact journals, led workshops and webinars, written book chapters in Perioperative Medicine, and is on the planning committee for the Society of Hospital Medicine’s CME modules in Perioperative and Consultative Medicine. She has served on the Society of Hospital Medicine's National Research Committee, National Perioperative Medicine Executive Council, and the Leadership Committee for National Hospital Medicine Writing Challenge. She has been an investigator for several NIH and industry-sponsored clinical trials, recognized as a Top Hospitalist by the American College of Physicians, and is the recipient of numerous local, national, and international awards for research, quality improvement, clinical care, and teaching. Dr. Rohatgi is a strong advocate for patient experience and serves as the Medical Director for the Clinical Advice Services at Stanford Medicine. 

Perioperative Medicine is a multifaceted and multidisciplinary field, that draws from the expertise and experiences of surgeons, anesthesiologists, internists/hospitalists, cardiologists, pulmonologists, hematologists, educators, data scientists, experts in digital health and artificial intelligence, translational researchers, and so many more. The vision with this journal is to collaboratively nurture the field of Perioperative Medicine by bringing in the latest in research, innovation, clinical practice, and education with the singular goal of improving patient outcomes.