Dr. Manpreet Sidhu's interest and expertise is in Emergency Medicine. She is a board-certified acute care nurse practitioner. She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from California State University San Bernardino and Master of Science in Nursing from University of California Los Angeles. Dr. Sidhu completed her Doctor of Nursing Consortium Program at California State University Fullerton and has presented her doctoral project at several conferences. Her primary research focus is mitigating emergency department (ED) overcrowding to provide optimal care in a timely manner for patients presenting to the ED. She spent most of her clinical career in the ED at LAC+USC medical center. She is a member of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing and several other organizations. She is fluent in four different languages. Her interest includes interior design, traveling, community service and practice of mindfulness. She has volunteered at several national and international organizations.
Dr. Sidhu is proud to be teaching at her alma mater in the School of Nursing in UCLA. She has a strong focus on Equity, Inclusion, Racial Justice and Disability Rights. She is the youngest polio survivor in the United States. Despite debilitating post-polio episodes and transitioning from walking unassisted to requiring an electric scooter as a mobility device, she has maintained her fierce passion for the nursing profession and ambition for life-long leaning.