YSM Leadership & Administration

The School of Medicine is led by Dean Robert J. Alpern, M.D., who reports to the president of the university. The dean is advised by deputy deans for academic and scientific affairs, clinical affairs, education, and finance and administration. Associate and assistant deans, along with the heads of departments, help oversee the large and complex enterprise that is the medical school, with 1,474 ladder faculty, 1,223 students and 3,404 staff employees.

YSM Leadership

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Peter Salovey, PhD

A.B., M.A., Ph.D., President of the University

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Benjamin Polak, PhD

B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Provost of the University

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Robert Alpern, MD

M.D., Dean of the School of Medicine

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Paul Cleary, PhD

Ph.D., Dean of the School of Public Health

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Cynthia Walker, CPA

M.B.A., CPA, Deputy Dean for Finance and Administration

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Richard Belitsky, MD

M.D., Deputy Dean for Education

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Paul Taheri, MD, MBA

M.D., M.B.A., Deputy Dean for Clinical Affairs and CEO, Yale Medical Group

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Carolyn Slayman, PhD

Ph.D., Deputy Dean for Academic and Scientific Affairs

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Linda Mayes, MD

Special Adviser to the Dean

YSM Administration

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Nancy Angoff, MD, MPH, MEd

M.D., M.P.H., M.Ed., Associate Dean for Student Affairs

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Daniel Barchi, MEM

M.E.M, Chief Information Officer for the School of Medicine and Yale New Haven Health System

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Linda Bockenstedt, MD

M.D., Associate Dean for Faculty Development and Diversity

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Carrie Capezzone

M.B.A., Associate Dean for Finance

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James Comer, MD, MPH

M.D., M.P.H., Associate Dean for Student Progress

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Lynn Cooley, PhD

Dean, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

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Michael Ebert, MD

M.D., Associate Dean for Veterans’ Affairs

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Rosemarie Fisher, MD

M.D., Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education

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John Forrest, Jr, MD

M.D., Director, Office of Student Research

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John Gallagher

Interim Director, Medical Library

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Janet Hafler, EdD

Ed.D., Assistant Dean for Educational Scholarship

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Michael Hoepp, MBA

Chief of Staff, Office of the Dean

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Mary Hu, MBA

M.B.A., Director of Institutional Planning and Communications

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Anna Maria Hummerstone

M.H.A., Director of Human Resource Services

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James Jamieson, MD, PhD

Special Advisor, MD/PhD Program