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Netra Thakur, MD

Netra Thakur, MD

Associate Program Director

Dr. Thakur notes how she has always enjoyed the teamwork and camaraderie of a dynamic residency program. She considers herself lucky to have been a member of three family medicine programs, either as a resident, fellow, or faculty. After her fellowship at UPMC St. Margaret, she joined the Thomas Jefferson Family Medicine department and stayed as faculty for five years. She left to join her husband in Baltimore and spent a year in private practice. She has been on staff at MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center since 2004, and has enjoyed her role as the associate program director and overseeing the ambulatory curriculum. She is passionate about women's health and also has a strong interest in resident education and evaluation. When not at work, you can catch Dr. Thakur at her other "job" of running after her two high energy sons.

Undergraduate: University of Pennsylvania

Graduate: Masters in Public Health, University of Pittsburgh

Medical School: Jefferson Medical College

Residency: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Fellowship: Faculty Development, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center - St Margaret

Scholarly Activity

  • Gordon L, Thakur N: HPV Testing in a Residency Practice. FMEC, Philadelphia, PA  November 2013
  • ​Thakur, N. MD; Potts, Stacy MD, MEd; Longenecker, Randall MD; Thakur, Netra MD; Broyles, India EdD : Next Steps in Competency-Based Education: Learner Portfolios Implementation and Use Experiences. STFM Conference, Baltimore, MD. May 2013
  • Thakur, N MD, Singh, Sandhya MD: Evolution of the Ambulatory Handoff: Effectively Transitioning Graduating Residents’ Patient Panels. STFM Conference, Baltimore, MD. May 2013
  • Thakur, N. MD: Maximizing Value: Combining EMR Training With Clinical Skills Assessment During Intern Orientation. STFM Conference, Baltimore, MD. May 2013
  • Thakur NM. "The Impact of Brief Self- Assessments on Residents' Self-Directed Learning". Poster presentation: MedStar Health Teaching Scholars Capstone, January 2011
  • Gordon LA, Thakur NM "Faculty Burnout and Strategies for Prevention and Coping:"STFM NE Regional Meeting Fall 2009 and 2010. (selected as top 10 conference submissions)
  • Thakur NM. Contraception Prescribing. Presented at the Maryland Academy of Family Physicians Annual Scientific Assembly, June, 2010
  • Thakur NM "The ACGME Learning Portfolio Project": " STFM National Meeting April 2009.

Professional Activities

  • MAFP Education Planning Committee, 2013