Neha Raukar

Neha Raukar

Neha Raukar

After spending 12 years as the Director of the Division of Sports Medicine in the Department of Emergency Medicine at the Warren Alpert Medical School at Brown University, Dr. Raukar joined the Department of Emergency Medicine at the Mayo Clinic in 2018 as full time faculty. Her research interests include concussion, sudden cardiac death, heat illness, overuse injuries, gender medicine, telemedicine, and system wide processes to enhance physician satisfaction.

She is dedicated to contributing to educating fellow physicians and the public as it relates to injuries and life-threatening diseases in athletes including sudden cardiac death, exertional heat illness, and head injury.  She is also invested in research to improve outcomes in patients with these injuries. She is recognized nationally and internationally as an academician, teacher, researcher, and clinician.  She frequently speaks to the media in an effort to educate the public on a wide range of emergency medicine and sports medicine topics. She recently gave a TEDx talk on overuse injuries in athletes.

On the sideline, she offers a unique skill set for athletes. Her sideline experiences include high school and collegiate athletics, the US Ski and Snowboard Team, UCI BMX, the Winter Dew Tour, the Women’s US Golf Tour, mass participation events such as the Boston Marathon and the Rock and Roll Half Marathon, The Pittsburgh Boxing Association, and the Special Olympics, and served as a team physician for Brown University and area high schools. She was a member of the Institute of Medicine/National Academy of Science Committee on Sports Related Concussion in Youth, and is currently a member of the Sports Medicine Advisory Committee for the National Federation of State High School Associations.  She also serves as the Vice Chair for Education at the Academy for Women in Academic Emergency Medicine.

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