Jodi Sherman, MD

Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and of Epidemiology (Environmental Health Sciences); Director of Sustainability, Dept. of Anesthesiology; Associate Professor of Epidemiology, Environmental Health Sciences; Affiliated Faculty, Climate Change and Health Initiative, School of Public Health

Departments & Organizations

Anesthesiology: Perioperative & Adult Anesthesiology

Faculty Research

School of Public Health: Climate Change and Health

Yale Medicine

Office of Cooperative Research


Dr. Sherman is an internationally recognized speaker and author in the emerging field of sustainability in health care. Her research interest is in life cycle assessment (LCA) of anesthetic practice, quantifying energy, greenhouse gas emissions, human health impacts, and economic densities of drugs, medical devices, clinical pathways, and staff behaviors, to help guide clinical decision making toward more ecologically sustainable practices. Dr. Sherman collaborates with environmental engineers, epidemiologists and health economists towards this goal, and also Co-Chairs the Environmental Task Force of the American Society of Anesthesiologists. Dr. Sherman is the recipient of the Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation award for her work, "Environmental and public health impacts of anesthesia alternatives."

Education & Training

MD SUNY Downstate College of Medicine (2002)
Resident Stanford
Fellow, T-32 Research University California, San Francisco
Intern Columbia
Board Certification AB of Anesthesiology, Anesthesiology (2010)

Honors & Recognition

  • Certificate of Outstanding Recognition for SustainabilityOffice of Sustainability (2015)

  • Environmental and public health impacts of anesthesia alternativesAnesthesia Patient Safety Foundation (2015)

Professional Service

  • Yale-New Haven Hospital (2011 - Present) Perioperative Green Team

  • American Society of Anesthesiologists (2010 - Present) Co-Chair, Environmental Task Force (since 2016)

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Contact Info

Jodi Sherman, MD
Patient Care Location
Yale AnesthesiologyYale New Haven Hospital
20 York Street

New Haven, CT 06510
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Mailing Address
Anesthesiology333 Cedar Street
New Haven, CT 06520

Curriculum Vitae