Auguste Hector Fortin, VI, MD, MPH

Associate Professor of Medicine (General Medicine)

Research Interests

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

Research Organizations

Internal Medicine: General Internal Medicine

Research Summary

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

Extensive Research Description

Current projects for student 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

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Contact Info

Auguste Hector Fortin, VI, MD, MPH
Patient Care Location
Yale-New Haven Hospital Saint Raphael Campus
1450 Chapel Street

New Haven, CT 06511
Office Location
Office of EducationE.S. Harkness Memorial Hall
367 Cedar Street, Ste 315

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

New Haven, CT 06520-8056