Mimoza Meholli Biography

Meholli_MimozaDr. Meholli is an Academic Hospitalist, Palliative Care Physician, as well as an Associate Program Director for the Internal Medicine Residency at Jacobi Medical Center. Dr. Meholli is a graduate of Jacobi Medical Center Residency Program and served as a Chief Resident for the academic year 2009-2010.

Dr. Meholli is an Albanian, originally from Kosovo, former Yugoslavia. She moved to the US during high school and earned her B.S. in Biochemistry at Northeastern University, followed by medical school education at the Medical School for International Health (MSIH) at Ben Gurion University in Beersheva, Israel.

Dr. Meholli’s main passion is teaching of medical students and residents. As an intern she won the Leo M. Davidoff Society “Outstanding Achievement in the Teaching of Medical Students” award and recently was granted the distinguished “Excellence in Teaching” award by the Jacobi Medical Center Housestaff in June 2013. Dr. Meholli served as the Medicine Sub-Internship Site Leader from 2010-2012, and is now the Medicine Clerkship Site Leader since October 2012.

Her special interests include Health and Human Rights, Global Health, Cross-Cultural Medicine, Narrative Medicine, Palliative Care and Bioethics. Dr. Meholli completed the Montefiore-Einstein Certificate Program in Bioethics and Medical Humanities in May 2011.  She serves as an active member of the Ethics Committee at Jacobi Medical Center, as well as a facilitator for Bioethics 1, Bioethics 2 and Patient, Doctors and Community (PDC) courses for the Albert Einstein College of Medicine students.