Darshana N. Jhala

Title: Medical Educator

Company: 1) University of Pennsylvania 2) U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Location: Bryn Mawr, PA United States


  • Inductee, Worldwide Lifetime Achievement (2017)
  • Honoree, Best Doctors in America (2007-2013)
  • Honoree, Mentor Sky of Fame, American Society of Cytopathology (2007-2012)
  • Nominee, Excellence in Teaching Award by Residents in Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Pennsylvania (2011-2012)
  • Inductee, National Association of Professional Women (2010-2011)
  • Honoree, Best Doctors in Alabama (2008-2010)
  • Recipient, Bharat Gaurav Award (2007)
  • Honoree, America’s Top Physicians (2007)
  • Recipient, India Pride Award, National Workshops on Teaching Pathologists (2007)
  • Honoree, Invitation Aboard U.S.S. Sequoia, Presidential Yacht, Washington D.C. (2006)
  • Nominee, The Sheard Sanford Pathology Resident Award, Annual Meeting, American Society for Clinical Pathology (2004)
  • Grantee, Clinical Research Training Program, Nation Institutes of Health (2001-2003)
  • Hematopathology Fellow, Baylor College of Medicine (1999-2000)
  • Fellow, MD Anderson Cancer Center, The University of Texas (1999-2000)
  • Recipient, Paul E. Strandjord Award, Academy of Clinical Laboratory Physicians and Scientists (1998-1999)
  • Recipient, Gold Medal for First Place and Highest Marks, MD Examinations, Gujarat University (1991)
  • Honoree, Honorary Delegate, International Conference on Gujarati Literature, Bombay, India (1987)
  • Winner, Televised Music Competition, “Mehfil,” Doorsdarshan (1988)
  • Honoree, First in Class, MB/BS University Examination, B. J. Medical College & Sassoon Hospital (1984)
  • National Merit Scholar, Academic Distinction in H.S.C., Gujarat, India (1979, 1981)
  • Recipient, First Place, Classical Vocal Music Competitions, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India (1976-1979)
  • Honoree, Youngest Winner, Classical Vocal Classical Music Competitions, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India (1979)
  • Nominee, Geno Saccomanno New Frontiers in Cytology Award, American Society of Cytopathology
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who in America, Marquis Who’s Who (2009, 2012-2016)


  • Doctor of Medicine in Pathology and Bacteriology, Gujarat University
  • Bachelor of Medicine, Gujarat University
  • Bachelor of Science in Medicine and Surgery, Gujarat University
  • Bachelor of Music in Classical Vocal, Miraj University

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