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Beverley Sheares, MD, MS

Associate Professor of Pediatrics (Pulmonology); Program Director, Pediatric Pulmonary Fellowship, Pediatrics; Medical Director, Pediatric Aerodigestive Center, Pediatrics; Leader, Health Equity Thread, Yale School of Medicine, Pediatrics

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Beverley Sheares, MD, MS



Dr. Beverley Sheares is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics in the Pulmonary, Allergy, Immunology, & Sleep Medicine section at Yale University School of Medicine. She is the medical director of the Pediatric Aerodigestive Program at Yale. Dr. Sheares earned her undergraduate and medical degrees at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She completed her residency in Pediatrics at the Children’s Hospital of New York –Presbyterian (Columbia campus). She was named Chief Resident in Pediatrics. Following residency training, she worked for 3 years as a pediatric emergency medicine physician at Harlem Hospital Center. She returned to Columbia to complete a post-doctoral fellowship in pediatric pulmonary medicine and joined the faculty there as an Attending Physician. Dr. Sheares joined the faculty at Yale in 2018. In addition to providing pulmonary care, Dr. Sheares also serves as the Program Director for the Pediatric Pulmonary Fellowship program. In her capacity as Health Equity Thread Leader for the Yale School of Medicine, Dr. Sheares develops health equity content for the medical school curriculum, partners with faculty to enhance diversity, equity, and inclusive content in existing courses, and creates opportunities for faculty development in health equity. Her research interest is in improving health outcomes for children with asthma and behavioral sleep problems and in closing the health outcomes disparities gap in children with respiratory problems. In addition to clinical care and research, Dr. Sheares serves as career and research mentor for medical students, residents, and junior faculty members. She is the recipient of numerous teaching and mentorship awards.

Education & Training

  • MS
    Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University (2001)
  • MD
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (1986)

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