Auguste Hector Fortin, VI, MD, MPH

Professor of Medicine (General Medicine)

Departments & Organizations

Internal Medicine: General Internal Medicine | Internal Medicine Clerkship

Faculty Research

Medical Education Staff

Yale Medicine

Office of Cooperative Research


I am a general internist in the clnician-educator track at Yale School of Medicine. I graduated from Brandeis University, Tufts University School of Medicine and trained in Primary Care Internal Medicine at New York University/Bellevue Hospital. I did a fellowship in General Internal Medicine at Johns Hopkins and obtained a Masters in Public Health there.

My professional interests include doctor-patient communication, the psychosocial aspects of medical care, meaning in medicine, mindfulness and medical education.

Education & Training

MPH Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health (1993)
MD Tufts University (1985)
BA Brandeis University (1981)

Honors & Recognition

  • FACPAmerican College of Physicians

  • FAACHAmerican Academy on Communication in Healthcare

Professional Service

  • American Academy on Communication in Healthcare (2016) Chair, Leadership Development Committee

  • American Academy on Communication in Healthcare (2016) Immediate Past-President

  • American Academy on Communication in Healthcare (2014) Board of Directors

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