Avik Chatterjee MD

Founder


Organization

Yale University

Biographical Info

Avik Chatterjee, MD, grew up in Cary, North Carolina, and attended Harvard University. After college, he taught high school chemistry for two years at East Side High School in the diverse Ironbound District of Newark, New Jersey as a Teach for America Corps member. 

He attended medical school at the UNC-Chapel Hill, where he learned Spanish as a volunteer, then a leader of the Honduran Health Alliance Program. He did his residency in internal medicine and pediatrics at Yale, where the achievement he is most proud of is founding the Yale Resident Spanish Initiative, a medical Spanish curriculum for residents. 

Avik is currently a fellow in General Medicine and Primary Care at Harvard Medical School, working on gaining research skills. His interests include immigrant health, health disparities and obesity.