Skip to Main Content

Lydia Aoun-Barakat, MD

Associate Professor Term; Project Director, Connecticut AIDS Education & Training Center; Medical Director Nathan Smith Clinic; Program Director, HIV Primary Care Training Track

Years active at Yale: 2000-present

Dr. Aoun-Barakat is being recognized for her deep and unyielding commitment for the past 20 years to bringing high quality, compassionate, and comprehensive care to people living with HIV. As medical director of the Yale New Haven Hospital Nathan Smith Clinic since 2010, she is a constant inspiration for her trainees and colleagues alike as she fosters team-bases care with excellence. She also created the robust HIV track within the primary care residency program in 2011 to promote development of future leaders in this area.