Catherine Chiles MD

Associate Professor of Psychiatry


Departments & Organizations

Psychiatry: Adult Psychiatry

Biography

Dr. Catherine Chiles is an Associate Professor/Clinical Educator at the Yale School of Medicine, and is a board-certified psychiatrist with added qualifications in Psychosomatic Medicine. She is Director of the Psychiatry Consultation-Liaison Service at the West Haven VA, a position she has held since 1995. She trains Yale medical students, residents and fellows in the art of psychiatric practice at the interface with other medical and surgical services. She is active in the education missions of the VA and the Yale School of Medicine where she serves on psychiatry curriculum review and YSM admission committees. Dr. Chiles has won national awards for education, including the Leah Lowenstein Award for Humane and Egalitarian Education twice. She has won the Yale Psychiatry Residents Association Teaching Award 4 times.

Dr. Chiles is a Senior National Examiner of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, and is a Fellow of The American College of Psychiatrists and the Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine, and Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association.


Education

  • SB, Massachusetts Institute of Technology , 1978
  • M.D., University of North Carolina , 1982