Faculty Profile


Rekha Vij
Section of Pulmonary / Critical Care
Clinical Associate of Medicine
rvij@medicine.bsd.uchicago.edu

Academic Interests

Translational research techniques (genetics / genomics) to study autoimmune interstitial lung diseases.
 

Clinical Interests

Interstitial lung diseases / pulmonary fibrosis; pulmonary manifestations of connective tissue diseases, pulmonary diseases including asthma and COPD; critical care medicine
 

Publications

  • Vij R, Bellam S. Inhalational injury In: Just the Facts: Critical Care, eds. J Hall and G. Schmidt, McGraw-hill, 2007.
  • Vij R, Machado R. Pulmonary complications of hemoglobinopathies. Chest 2010; 138:973-983.
  • Basko-Plluska J, Vij R, Sethi A. Dermatologic Conditions in: Principles of Critical Care, Fourth Edition, eds. J Hall, G Schmidt, and L Wood, Mc-Graw-Hill, in press.
  • Basko-Plluska J, Vij R, Sethi A. Dermatologic Conditions in: Principles of Critical Care, Fourth Edition, eds. J Hall, G Schmidt, and L Wood, Mc-Graw-Hill, in press.
  • Vij R, Noth I. Peripheral Blood Biomarkers in Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis. Translational Research. 2012 Apr;159(4):218-27.

Training

  • BA, 2000, Duke University, Chemistry
  • MD, 2004, University of Chicago, Medicine
  • Residency, 2007, University of Chicago, Internal Medicine
  • Fellowship, 2008, University of Chicago, Pulmonary and Critical Care
  • Chief Resident, 2009, University of Chicago, Internal Medicine