Panda Named Fellow in the Royal College of Physicians- London

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Dr. Mutka Panda (Photo provided by Communications and Marketing/UTHSC)

Mukta Panda, MD, MACP, assistant dean for Medical Education and professor at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) College of Medicine in Chattanooga, has been named a Fellow in the Royal College of Physicians (RCP) – London. She will be recognized at the Royal College of Physicians 500th Anniversary Reception during their 2018 Internal Medicine Meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana.

According to the organization, the American College of Physicians (ACP) and the RCP – London, entered into a collaborative relationship in 2016. Both organizations share an unfailing commitment to quality and excellence in the delivery of health care, respect for the patient at all times, and support for the professionals whom they serve.

Dr. Panda grew up in India and has studied and practiced in India, London, and Saudi Arabia. She has received numerous awards and recognitions which include the UTHSC Bland W. Cannon Award for her exemplary service to UTHSC medical students. Dr. Panda is also a facilitator with the Center of Courage and Renewal, where she facilitates regular retreats for health care professionals and trainees in the community.

She recently released the reflective and motivational book, “Rhythm of Our Hearts,” coauthored with her father, a retired surgeon, Dr. Shyam Parashar.