Eve R Colson, MD, MEd

Professor of Pediatrics (General Pediatrics)

Departments & Organizations

Pediatrics: General Pediatrics

Faculty Research

Integrated Clerkship for Primary Care & Psychiatry - Steering Committee

Office of Education: Medical Education Staff

Yale Medicine

Global Health Studies: Women & Child Health

Office of Cooperative Research


Dr. Colson, Professor of Pediatrics, joined the faculty at the Yale School of Medicine 16 years ago. She has focused her career on newborn care, qualitative research and medical education. She has an national and international reputation for her work in preventive care to decrease infant mortality. At Yale School of Medicine she has served as Clerkship Director in Pediatrics, the Director of the Curriculum of the Clerkships and Director of the Longitudinal Clinical Experience component of the new curriculum. She is currently the Chief of the Section of Education for the Department of Pediatrics. As a Macy Foundation Faculty Scholar, Dr. Colson is creating a longitudinal experience for students early in their medical education that will include continuity with patients, with mentors and with students from other healthcare professions. She is known at the national level for her scholarship in qualitative research and this past year developed the first qualitative research special interest group at the Pediatric Academic Societies. At Yale and beyond she mentors faculty and students interested in medical education research, qualitative and mixed methods research methods. Dr.Colson has published original clinical research articles and has several ongoing projects focused on medical education and infant mortality. She has served as visiting professor and has been invited to present regularly at regional and national professional meetings.

Education & Training

MEd University of Illinois, Chicago, MHPE (2014)
MD Yale University School of Medicine (1989)
Fellow Unniversity of Connecticut
Instructor University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry
Resident & Chief Resident University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry
Board Certification AB of Pediatrics, Pediatrics (1993, recertified: 2015)

Honors & Recognition

  • Alvan R. Feinstein Award given to that member of the faculty chosen as the outstanding teacher of the year of clinical skills. Yale University School of Medicine (2008)

  • Leah Lowenstein Award presented to the faculty member who most clearly provides positive images of women in promoting humane and egalitarian medical educationYale University School of Medicine (2004)

  • Mae Gailani Junior Faculty Award in recognition of dedication to research and patient careDepartment of Pediatrics, Yale University School of Medicine (2003)

  • Pediatric Faculty Teaching AwardYale University School of Medicine (2001)

International Activity

  • Pediatric Practice in Argentina Cordoba, Argentina (2007 - 2007)

    Sabbatical in Cordoba, Argentina July 2007-December 2007 We have established an ongoing relationship for training Yale Medical Students

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Contact Info

Eve R Colson, MD, MEd
Patient Care Location
Yale Pediatric-General PediatricsPrimary Care Center, Yale-New Haven Hospital
789 Howard Avenue

New Haven, CT 06519
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Office Location
Laboratory for Medicine and Pediatrics (LMP)
15 York Street, Ste 5039

New Haven, CT 06510
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Mailing Address
PO Box 208064
New Haven, CT 06520-8064

Curriculum Vitae