Curriculum Vitae

Omer CV Photo
Omer Shahab
Resident Physician

Resident Physician at Inova Fairfax Hospital in Falls Church, VA


Falls Church, VA

Inova Fairfax Hospital
Internal Medicine Residency

June 2016 to present

Miami, FL

Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine at FIU
Doctor of Medicine (M.D.)


Charlottesville, VA

University of Virginia
BA Cognitive Science, BA Psychology



April 2016

Serum Calcium Levels on Admission as a Predictor of In-Hospital Mortality in Hispanic Patients with Acute Myocardial Infarction
Aws Al-Abdullah, Hanns Frimpong, and Omer Shahab

Abstract published in FMSRJ 1-1 and poster presentation at FIU HWCOM Research Symposium 2016

October 2012

Novel Insights on the Effect of Nicotine in a Murine Colitis Model
Alsharari, S., Akbarali, H., Abdullah, R., Shahab, O., Auttachoat, W., Ferreira, G., . . . Damaj, M.

Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, 207-217.

May 2015

Incorporating the Biopsychosocial Model to Deliver Patient-Centered Care
Omer Shahab

Narrative essay published in Eloquor (Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine Literary Journal)

April 2014

"No Weekends"
Omer Shahab, Mohamed El-Menshawi, Hanns Frimpong

Lyric poetry published in Eloquor (Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine Literary Journal)


May 2015 to present

RxREVU Provider Advisory Board

• RxREVU is an online evidence-based prescription decision support tool that analyzes patient medications with goal of improving overall value of care through increased clinical outcomes and decreased healthcare costs
• Facilitate data-driven product development through feedback from discussions with healthcare providers and patients as well as personal insight on latest provider and consumer updates
• Advised development team on design of physician and patient focused medical apps


2012 to 2014

Business and Medicine Interest Group
Founding Member and Treasurer

• Initiated the founding of a group with 3 other students to increase education and awareness of the business aspect of medicine under guidance of faculty advisor, former CEO of Jackson Health System
• Engaged with College of Engineering students at FIU to promote and coordinate development of medically related apps and devices
• Additionally responsible for organization’s brand development. Created unique logotype and original flyer template for promotional materials

2012 to 2013

Mayor of Pasteur Learning Community
President of Executive Board

• Students at FIU HWCOM are placed into “Panther Learning Communities” to promote a community of learning, academic and interpersonal support, and networking
• Coordinated the execution of events, academic resources, volunteering opportunities, and recreational activities for a community consisting of 100+ students total from each class
• Worked with school administration to develop the future framework of student leadership and involvement at FIU

2013 to 2014

FIU HWCOM Athletic Subcommittee
Head of Committee and Dean’s Cup

• Co-organized the 2013 Dean’s Cup an athletic games competition between law school and medical school at FIU
• Worked with school administration as well as representatives from FIU College of Law to coordinate an inter-scholastic event with over 200 in attendance
• Also coached and participated on the medical school basketball team which was ultimately victorious

Community Involvement

Jan 2013 to May 2016

NeighborhoodHELP Program, FIU College of Medicine
Team Leader

• Collaborated with team of nursing and social work students to assess and manage medical, psychosocial, and environmental problems of medically underserved household in a South Florida neighborhood
• Participated in quarterly household visits providing longitudinal care and collecting medical, psychological and social histories
• Reviewed medication, developed preventive and chronic disease care plans incorporating evidence-based USPSTF guidelines