Dr. Shelgikar is a Clinical Associate Professor of Neurology at the University of Michigan, where she serves as program director for the sleep medicine fellowship. In medical education, Dr. Shelgikar is interested in competency-based education and assessment, along with curriculum design and evaluation. Clinically, she is particularly interested in multidisciplinary approaches to the care of patients with sleep-wake disorders. Her research work has included serving as co-investigator of a study on drowsy driving among older adults and performing polysomnography interpretation for two studies related to sleep-disordered breathing in pregnancy.
Dr. Shelgikar has served on the AASM Foundation Board of Directors since June 2018 and has been AASM Foundation President since June 2020. She also serves on the AASM Board of Directors and, previously, was Chair of the Sleep Medicine Fellowship Directors Council Steering Committee, Vice Chair of the Fellowship Models Exploratory Committee, and a member of the AASM Education Committee and Innovative Fellowship Model Implementation Presidential Committee.