Kirsten A Bechtel, MD

Associate Professor of Pediatrics (Emergency Medicine); Medical Director, Pediatric Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) Program; Chairperson, Yale Traffic Safety Subcommittee; Co-Chairperson, State of Connecticut Child Fatality Review Panel; Co-Principal Investigator, Injury Free Coalition for Kids at Yale-New Haven Children's Hospital

Departments & Organizations

Office of Student Research

Pediatrics: Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Yale Medical Group

Education & Training

MD University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (1991)
Fellow Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
Resident St. Christopher's Hospital for Children
Board Certification AB of Pediatrics, Pediatric Emergency Medicine (1996)
Board Certification AB of Pediatrics, Pediatrics (1994)

Honors & Recognition

  • Eton Ivy AwardYale University-Office of New Haven Affairs and City of New Haven (2015)

  • Partners AwardChildren In Placement New Haven CT (2010)

  • Invitation by the Surgeon General Multidisciplinary Workshop Child Maltreatment Prevention Bethesda MD (2005)

  • Child Advocacy Award Children In Placement New Haven CT (2004)

  • Public Service AwardSecretary of the State of Connecticut (2003)

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Contact Info

Kirsten A Bechtel, MD
Patient Care Location
Yale Pediatric Emergency MedicineYale-New Haven Hospital - West Pavilion
1 Park Street, Ste 1st Floor

New Haven, CT 06504
Mailing Address
100 York Street Suite 1F
New Haven, CT 06511

Curriculum Vitae