Mukta Panda, MD

Author of Resilient Threads: Weaving Joy and Meaning into Well-Being

Mukta Panda, MD, MACP, FRCP-London, is an award-winning physician, speaker, and facilitator whose work seeks to transform the heart of patient care and medical education. She serves as the Assistant Dean for Well-Being and Medical Student Education and a Professor of Medicine at the University of Tennessee College of Medicine at Chattanooga.

In 2020, Mukta was named Woman Physician of the Year by the Tennessee Chapter of the American College of Physicians. Author of over 60 publications, her writing focuses on educational and curricular development, spirituality in medicine, addressing fatigue and stress, and promoting the well-being of health care professionals. She also co-authored the new Oath to Self-Care and Well-Being to supplement the Hippocratic Oath to involve the health care system as well.

To rejuvenate, Mukta likes to take long walks, cook good Indian meals, and plan surprise parties for her loved ones.

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