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Samuel Brady Sondalle, MD, PhD

Clinical Fellow; Solnit Integrated Program, Yale Child Study Center



Dr. Sondalle is a Solnit Integrated Fellow in Child, Adolescent, and Adult Psychiatry at the Yale University School of Medicine. He grew up in rural Wisconsin. As a first-generation college graduate, he majored in both Biology and Chemistry at Ripon College in Wisconsin. He participated in summer research as an undergraduate in the Chemistry department at UW-Madison and at the Harvard Stem Cell Institute. Dr. Sondalle completed his M.D. and Ph.D. training in the Medical Scientist Training Program at the Yale University School of Medicine. His Ph.D. research in Genetics investigated the biological process of making ribosomes, the cellular machines responsible for protein production, and how defects in this process cause human disease. As a resident and fellow, Dr. Sondalle has diverse interests, including psychoanalysis, the treatment of trauma, and the interplay between inflammation and psychiatric illness.

Education & Training

  • MD
    Yale University School of Medicine (2020)
  • PhD
    Yale University, Genetics (2018)
  • MPhil
    Yale University, Genetics (2015)
  • AB
    Ripon College, Chemistry and Biology (double major) (2011)

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Outstanding Young Alumni AwardRipon College2021
The M.D./Ph.D. AwardYale School of Medicine2020
Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (F30DK109582, 2016-2018)National Institutes of Health2016
Phi Beta Kappa2011
Summa cum laudeRipon College2011
Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship in Mathematics, Science, and Engineering2010

Professional Service

American Academy of Child and Adolescent PsychiatryMember2018 - Present
American Psychiatric AssociationMember2018 - Present

Departments & Organizations