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Katie Gielissen, MD, MHS

Assistant Professor Adjunct

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Katie Gielissen, MD, MHS



Dr. Gielissen earned her medical degree at the University of Chicago - Pritzker School of Medicine before completing her Internal Medicine / Pediatrics training at Yale New Haven Hospital. She completed the General Internal Medicine Medical Education Fellowship and an MHS through the Medical Education Pathway (MHS-Med Ed) in 2018. She previously served as the Ambulatory Associate Program Director for the Yale Traditional Internal Medicine Program, Associate Clerkship Director for the Internal Medicine Clerkship, and directed the Yale Pediatrics Clinician-Educator Track (PCET) and Yale Internal Medicine Clinician-Educator Distinction (CED). In 2019, she joined as a co-editor of the Yale Office-Based Medicine (YOBM), an ambulatory curriculum used at over 300 programs across the country. She is currently an adjunct faculty at Yale.

Dr. Gielissen's scholarship focuses on Entrustable Professional Activities (EPAs) as a form of assessment in both the Undergraduate and Graduate Medical Education space. She also performs qualitative research on Entrustment Decision-Making and on faculty development to enhance the quality of feedback and evaluation in clinical settings.

Education & Training

  • MHS
    Yale School of Medicine, Medical Education (2018)
  • General Internal Medicine Fellow
    Yale-New Haven Hospital (2018)
  • Assistant and Senior Resident
    Yale-New Haven Hospital (2016)
  • Intern
    Yale-New Haven Hospital (2013)
  • MD
    University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine (2012)
  • BS
    University of Wisconsin - Madison, Biochemistry (2008)

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Yale Primary Care Core Faculty Teaching AwardYale Primary Care Internal Medicine Residency Program2021
NEGEA Excellence in Oral Presentation AwardNortheast Group on Educational Affairs2019
Teacher of the YearYale Internal Medicine-Pediatrics Residency Program2018
Excellence in Education Research Poster AwardYale Teaching and Learning Center2018

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