I completed Internal Medicine residency at Michigan State University, Pulmonary/Critical Care fellowship at Columbia University, Saint Lukes & Roosevelt Hospital and sleep medicine fellowship at Henry Ford Hospital. During my training, I received numerous awards including: resident of the year, fellow of the year and the Director’s Award for research. After my training, I worked at Abington Hospital which is affiliated with Jefferson University where I received the faculty teacher of the year. Currently, I am an associate professor at the University of Southern California and received the faculty teaching award for 6 consecutive years. I am quadruple board certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine. I am an active clinical researcher and have been teaching USMLE Step 1, 2, 3, and Internal Medicine Board Review around the world for the past 18 years. My 1st book in a clinical series is titled “Medicine Morning Report: Beyond the Pearls” is published by Elsevier. My 2nd book series also published by Elsevier is focused on the basic science and is titled “Case Reports: Beyond the Pearls”. I currently appear on various media platforms and television shows such as “Chasing the Cure”, “The Doctors”, “CNN”, and “Inside Edition”. Be sure to check out my two podcasts: The Dr. Raj Podcast and Beyond the Pearls.