Cary P Gross, MD

Professor of Medicine (General Medicine), in the Institute for Social and Policy Studies and of Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases)

Departments & Organizations

Internal Medicine: Center for Outcomes Research & Evaluation (CORE) | General Internal Medicine: Primary Care Center, Yale-New Haven Hospital | Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars Program: National Clinician Scholars Program

School of Public Health: Chronic Disease Epidemiology

Cancer Center, Yale: Cancer Prevention and Control | COPPER Center

Office of Student Research

Program for Biomedical Ethics

Yale Medical Group


Dr. Cary Gross is a Professor of Medicine and Co-Director of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars Program at Yale. Dr. Gross completed his residency in Internal Medicine at New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center and served as chief medical resident at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center the following year.His research addresses comparative effectiveness, quality, and population health, with a focus on cancer prevention and treatment.He is a founding Director of Yale’s Cancer Outcomes Public Policy and Effectiveness Research (COPPER) Center. His research has been supported by the National Cancer Institute, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, and the American Cancer Society, among others.As a former Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholar, Dr. Gross has advanced training in biostatistics, epidemiology, research ethics, and outcomes research.Over the past 10 years, he has actively mentored more than 50 trainees, including medical students, medical residents, and post-doctoral fellows, and has been recognized nationally for his commitment to mentorship.

Education & Training

MD New York University School of Medicine (1993)
BA Johns Hopkins University (1989)
Fellow Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Resident New York Hospital
Board Certification AB of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine (1996)

Honors & Recognition

  • Paper of the Year, 2001: Academy for Health Services Research and Health Policy (2015)

  • Mid-Career Research Mentorship AwardSociety of General Internal Medicine (2012)

  • Paul Beeson Physician Faculty Scholars in Aging Research AwardNational Institute on Aging/ American Federation for Aging Research (2004)

  • Clinical Investigator AwardSociety of General Internal Medicine (2003)

  • Fellow of the American College of Physicians

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Contact Info

Cary P Gross, MD
Patient Care Location
Primary Care Center, Yale-New Haven Hospital
789 Howard Avenue

New Haven, CT 06519
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Office Location
E.S. Harkness Memorial Hall, Building A
367 Cedar Street

New Haven, CT 06510
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Mailing Address
Internal MedicinePO Box 208056
333 Cedar Street

New Haven, CT 06520-8056

Yale COPPER Center