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
Mailing Address
Internal MedicinePO Box 208056
333 Cedar Street

New Haven, CT 06520-8056