Simon Kotlyar MD MSc
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine; Director, Global Health and International Emergency Medicine
Dr. Kotlyar completed his medical training at the Medical School for International Health, a collaboration between Ben Gurion University of the Negev in Israel and Columbia University Medical Center. He completed his residency training in Emergency Medicine at Yale New-Haven Hospital where he was chief resident and served twice as a Johnson and Johnson’s clinical scholar in Zambia and Liberia. He holds and advanced degree from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine with a focus in Tropical Infectious Disease and International Health. He is a site director for the Yale/Stanford Johnson and Johnson Clinical Scholars program and serves on the Yale Global Health Scholars faculty committee.
He has studied and worked in several countries in the Africa and Eastern Mediterranean Regions and currently serves at the Medical Director for Health Education and Relief Through Teaching, a Liberian NGO working in post-conflict reconstruction of the Liberian health sector. His academic interests have focused on post-conflict health reconstruction, clinical parasitology, and ultrasound in low-resource settings. Dr. Kotlyar serves on the departments 'population-health' area of concentration and directs the Global Health and International Emergency Medicine fellowship in the department of Emergency Medicine.
Education & Training
- Ben Gurion University, Israel (2003)
- London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (2010)
- Yale-New Haven Hospital, Emergency Medicine (2003 - 2007)
- Board Certification
- Emergency Medicine, Board Certified (2008)