Auguste Hector Fortin, VI, MD, MPH

Professor of Medicine (General Medicine)

Research Interests

Curriculum; Education, Medical; Humanism; Humanities; Internal Medicine; Internship and Residency; Psychiatry and Psychology; Health Care

Research Organizations

Internal Medicine: General Internal Medicine

Faculty Research

Office of Cooperative Research

Research Summary

Medical education research, particularly the teaching of the Biopsychosocial Model, medical interview skills and office procedures. Current projects for student/resident research collaboration:

  • Qualitative study of intern support group.
  • Assessing an intern curriculum on doctor-patient communication skills.
  • Description and assessment of student and resident retreats on spirituality and medicine.
  • Assessing a curriculum on communicating bad news.
  • Assessing medical residents' experience in a psychiatry clinic.
  • Assessing medical residents' experience in behavior change clinic.
  • Study assessing how patients prefer to be addressed.

Specialized Terms: Medical education; Psychosocial aspects of primary care; Humanism in medicine

Extensive Research Description

Current projects for student/resident research collaboration:

  1. Qualitative study of intern support group.
  2. Assessing an intern curriculum on patient-centered interviewing skills.
  3. Description and assessment of student and resident retreats on spirituality and medicine.
  4. Assessing a medical student curriculum on communicating bad news.
  5. Assessing medical residents' experience in a psychiatry clinic.
  6. Assessing medical residents' experience in behavior change clinic.
  7. Study assessing how patients prefer to be addressed.

Selected Publications

Full List of PubMed Publications

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Contact Info

Auguste Hector Fortin, VI, MD, MPH
Patient Care Location
Adult Primary Care CenterYale New Haven Hospital Saint Raphael Campus
1450 Chapel Street

New Haven, CT 06511
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Mailing Address
PO Box 208056
333 Cedar Street

New Haven, CT 06520-8056