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Ada Fenick, MD

Professor of Pediatrics (General Pediatrics); Editor, Yale Primary Care Pediatrics Curriculum; Associate Director for Pediatrics, Medical School Clerkship in Biopsychosocial Approach to Health; Medical Student Coach, Medical Education; Medical Director, School Based Health Centers, Pediatrics; Medical Director, Medical-Legal Partnership Project

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Ada Fenick, MD

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After receiving undergraduate and medical school degrees from the University of Michigan and undergoing a categorical pediatric residency at Weill-Cornell/NY Medical Center, Dr. Fenick was in private practice for 6 years. Her practical experience is augmented by national and local work in education and educational scholarship. Dr. Fenick has been the co-editor of the Yale Primary Care Pediatrics Curriculum since its inception, and is now the associate director for Pediatrics in the primary care component of the Biopsychosocial Approach to Health, a third-year medical student core clerkship. She is also honored to serve as Medical Director for YNHH's School Based Health Centers, and as Medical Director for the Medical-Legal Partnership Project at YNHCH. Her research and advocacy centers on pediatric primary care in the service of growing children to be healthy, happy, and productive adults.


Education & Training

  • Resident
    The New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center (1996)
  • MD
    University of Michigan/Ann Arbor (1993)
  • BS
    University of Michigan, College of Literature, Science, and Arts, Biomedical sciences (1990)

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Howard A Pearson MD Pediatric Faculty Teaching AwardYale Dept of Pediatrics2013
Service Quality AwardThe Permanente Journal2010
Joseph A Zaccagnino Patient Safety and Clinical Conference Award for YNHHYale-New Haven Health System2010
Educational Scholars Program HONORSAmbulatory Pediatric Association / Pediatric Academic Societies2006

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