CHICAGO – With more than 6 million hours of video lessons viewed online, Muslim medicine professor Hussain Sattar has become a celebrity for medical students in the US and across the world.
“He has a remarkable gift for clarity,” said Palmer Greene, a third-year student at the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, The Forefront reported.
“He can take the pathophysiology of any organ system and present the information in a way that makes the entire mechanism click in your head.”
Lucy Rubin, a fourth-year at Tufts University School of Medicine, has similar praise: “He has this amazing way of explaining concepts,” she said. “He simplifies things to the most basic elements.”
At the University of Chicago, Dr. Sattar earned his undergraduate and medical degrees and later did his internship, residency, and fellowship.
Sattar completed his residency at the University of Chicago Medicine, eventually joining the faculty as a surgical pathologist specializing in breast pathology. He is associate director of Clinical Pathophysiology and Therapeutics, a second-year course at Pritzker.
He has earned a number of teaching honors, including Outstanding Basic Science Teaching and Favorite Faculty awards, and became a top-ranked instructor for Kaplan Medical, where he taught review courses for the United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE)