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Dana Dunne, MD, MHS

Associate Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases); GME Director, Educator Development, Department of Medicine; Associate, Teaching and Learning Center; Director, Internal Medicine Clerkship, Internal Medicine Clerkship; Associate Chair for Education and Academic Affairs, Internal Medicine

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Dana Dunne, MD, MHS

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Dr. Dunne has spent the majority of her career focusing on the care of patients with sexually transmitted diseases and on the education of clinicians who also care for these patients. She is a founding and core faculty member for the Yale Primary Care HIV Training Track.

Dr Dunne also enjoys medical education and faculty development. She has been the Inpatient Internal Medicine Clerkship Director since 2011 and and spends a good portion of her time on educator development projects for GME and UME.

Education & Training

  • MHS
    Yale School of Medicine, Medical Education (2020)
  • Fellow
    Yale School of Medicine (1992)
  • Chief Resident
    Yale School of Medicine (1990)
  • Resident
    Yale-New Haven Hospital (1989)
  • MD
    SUNY Downstate Medical Center (1986)
  • BA
    University of Washington, Zoology (1981)

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Fred Kantor, MD award for Outstanding Clinical TeachingTraditional Internal Medicine Residency Program2019
Edwin C Cadman, MD Award for Outstanding Clinical TeachingYale Primary Care Residency Program2019
Charles W. Bohmfalk Prize for teaching in the clinical sciencesYale School of Medicine2019
The Stephen Huot award for Dedication and ExcellenceYale School of Medicine Primary Care Program2016
Francis Gillman Blake AwardYale School of Medicine2013
Didactic Instruction AwardYale School of Medicine- Physician Associate Program2011

Professional Service

Dean's Fund Flow Committee- Education WorkstreamMember2021 - Present
Yale Clerkship Review CommitteeMember2018 - Present
YSM Executive Policy and Curriculum CommitteeMember2018 - Present
Deans Task Force on MSPE and Clerkship GradesMember2017 - 2019
Yale Internal Medicine Distinctions CommitteeFounding Member2017 - Present
GME / UME Assessment CommitteeChair2017 - Present
GME Executive CommitteeExecutive Committee Member2017 - Present
Old Saybrook Democratic Town CommitteeCommittee Member2017 - Present
ID Fellowship Clinical Competency CommitteeChair2014 - Present
Residency Inpatient Curriculum CommitteeChair2012 - 2017
Advisory Board for the Ratelle STD Prevention Training Center, CDCinput for educational programming across NE2011 - 2018
Internal Medicine Residency Competency CommitteeMember2011 - 2017
Clerkship Redesign CommitteeCo-Chair2011 - 2016
Modules Review CommitteeMember2011 - 2012
Internal Medicine Intern Selection CommitteeMember2011 - Present
Clerkship Director CommitteeMember2011 - Present
Graduate Medical Education CommitteeMember2011 - Present
PA Admisstions CommitteeInterviewer2009 - 2014
ID Fellowship Selection CommitteeMember2009 - Present

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