Sushama Rich, MD

Assistant Professor & Course Director for Clinical Anatomy and Embryology, Chair, Department of Anatomy

  • Office: 230 West 125th Street, Anatomy Lab, Third Floor
  • Campus:
    Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine - Harlem
  • Phone:
    (646) 981-4521
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Dr. Rich is an Assistant Professor and Course Director for Clinical Anatomy and Embryology for the Medical students as well as the Masters students.

She earned her M.D. degree from Stanley School of Medicine in India in 1988 and practiced Internal Medicine for a year before she immigrated to the United States. Since then, she received appointments and has served on the faculty at the Sophie Davis School of Medicine, Albert Einstein School of Medicine, Weil Cornell School of Medicine, SUNY Downstate, and SUNY Stonybrook.

Academic teaching responsibilities include the following courses:

- Anatomy
- Pathology
- Pharmacology
- Neuroanatomy
- Embryology
- Internal Medicine

Dr. Rich joined Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine in June of 2009 when she took the position of Department of Anatomy Chair and is responsible for the oversight of Human Gross Anatomy, Histology, Neuroanatomy and Embryology; courses which are required for the DO and Master’s degree programs.

She serves on the Curriculum and Community Service Committees.