Senior Fellow

Nwadiogo Ejiogu, MD, MA

  • Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology and Critical Care, Perelman School of Medicine

Nwadiogo Ejiogu, MD, MA (she/they) is a physician-activist committed to supporting intersectional organizing efforts for health justice. Throughout her education and training, she has had the privilege of working collaboratively within social movements for Black queer and trans liberation, prison abolition, disability justice, reproductive justice, and health equity. Her scholarly work uses critical self-reflection and personal narrative to identify ways medical providers and institutions have cared for and harmed patients from marginalized communities.

Dr. Ejiogu received her undergraduate and graduate education in Anthropology, Sociology, and Equity Studies at the University of Toronto and her medical education at Meharry Medical College in Nashville, Tennessee. She completed her residency training in anesthesiology at Northwestern University in Chicago, Illinois and a fellowship in obstetric anesthesiology at Mount Sinai West in New York City. She joined the faculty in the Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care at Penn in July 2021.

Related Content