Faculty Profile

Milda Saunders
Section of General Internal Medicine
Associate Professor of Medicine
Referring Physician Access Line: 1-877-DOM-2730
Assistant Dean for Health Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, Pritzker School of Medicine

Academic Interests

Dr. Saunders’ broad research interests include health disparities and quality of care, particularly related to chronic kidney disease. Her work has examined how location (residence and site of care) is associated with health outcomes. She has focused her research on quality of care for patients with CKD and ESRD. She is currently exploring how patient education and shared decision-making can improve outcomes for patients with advanced chronic kidney disease.

Clinical Interests

Evaluation of Potential Living (Kidney and Liver) Donors, Care of Hospitalized Patients


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  • BA, 1995, Brown University, Public Policy
  • MPH, 2004, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Public Health
  • MD, 2004, University of Pennsylvania, Medicine
  • Residency, 2008, University of Chicago Medical Center, Internal Medicine & Pediatrics