Alan Harold Friedman MD

Professor of Pediatrics (Cardiology); President, Yale New Haven Hospital Medical Staff

Biographical Info

Dr. Friedman's clinical interests are primarily in the diagnosis and management of the fetus and neonate with congenital heart disease. He is particularly interested in physiologic changes that occur from the fetus to the neonate and the use of non-invasive imaging techniques to assess these. He has a busy clinical practice at the Yale New Haven Children's Hospital and at the Section's satellite clinics.

Dr. Friedman serves as the has served as the President of the Yale New Haven Hospital Medical Staff from 2012-14. He serves as a member of the American Board of Pediatrics and is a member of the ACGME's Pediatric Residency Review Committee. He has served on the Editorial Board of Prep SA for the American Academy of Pediatrics and on the Board of Rotary International. Dr. Friedman has been a staff cardiologist in the Yale Pediatric Cardiology since completing his fellowship training at Yale in 1994.

Education & Training

Wayne State University (1987)
Yale University, New Haven, CT, Pediatric Cardiology (1991 - 1994)
Chief Resident
Children's Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL,, Pediatrics (1990 - 1991)
Children's Memorial Hospital- Northwestern University, Chicago IL, Pediatrics (1988 - 1990)
Children's Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL,, Pediatrics (1987 - 1988)
Board Certification
Pediatric Cardiology, Board Certified  (1996)

Honors & Recognition

  • Paul Harris Fellowship
    Rotary International Foundation (1998)
  • Howard A. Pearson Pediatric Faculty Teaching Award
  • Outstanding Fellow Teaching Award

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