Emergency Medicine Faculty

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Gail D'Onofrio, MD, MS

Chair

Professor of Emergency Medicine

Chair, Department of Emergency Medicine

Dr. D’Onofrio is Professor and the Inaugural Chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine at the Yale School of Medicine (2009) and Physician-in Chief of Emergency Services at Yale-New Haven Hospital EDs with an annual census of approximately 180,000 patients. She is boarded in emergency and addiction medicine.  Dr. D’Onofrio has extensive experience as a leader, researcher, mentor and educator, and is internationally known for her work in alcohol and other substance use disorders (SUDs) as...

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Steven L. Bernstein, MD

Vice Chair for Academic Affairs

Professor of Emergency Medicine and Public Health (Health Policy)

Vice Chair, Academic Affairs

Research Interests

Emergency Medicine; Healthcare Disparities; Smoking Cessation; Technology

Dr. Bernstein develops screening and treatment interventions for tobacco users in the hospital settings, and programs to train providers in tobacco control.

He is currently studying the efficacy of a brief counseling intervention, nicotine replacement therapy, a telephone quitline service, and an SMS texting program in helping adult smokers in the emergency department quit. Another project is examining the efficacy of an electronic tobacco order set to help hospitalized smokers quit. A third...

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Andrew Ulrich, MD

Professor of Emergency Medicine

Professor, Department of Emergency medicine

Vice Chair of Operations

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Federico Vaca, MD, MPH

Vice Chair for Faculty Affairs

Professor of Emergency Medicine and in the Child Study Center

Vice Chair for Faculty Affairs

Director, Developmental Neurocognitive Driving Simulation Research Center (DrivSim Lab)

Research Interests

Accident Prevention; Adolescent; Adolescent Development; Behavioral Medicine; Behavioral Research; Emergency Medicine; Healthcare Disparities; Motor Vehicles; Social Behavior

Dr. Vaca is a Professor and Vice Chair of Faculty Affairs in Yale School of Medicine's Department of Emergency Medicine and he holds a secondary appointment in the Yale Child Study Center. Dr. Vaca previously served as a Medical Fellow for the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) in Washington, D.C. He serves on the Transportation Research Board of the National Academies’ Committee on Operator Education and Regulation, ANB30 and its Young...

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Fuad Abujarad, PhD, MSc

Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

Research Interests

Medical Informatics; Mobile Health Units; Patient Safety; Public Health Informatics; Quality of Health Care; Software Design

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Pooja Agrawal, MD, MPH, FACEP

Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

Director, Global Health Education

Section of Global Health & International Emergency Medicine

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Ani Aydin, MD

Assistant Professor

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Dowin Boatright

Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

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James W Bonz, MD

Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

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Cynthia A Brandt, MD, MPH

Professor of Emergency Medicine and of Anesthesiology

Research Interests

Health Services; Informatics; Medical Informatics; Medical Informatics Applications; Preventive Medicine; Public Health

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Kevin Burns, EMT-P, PA-C, DFAAPA

Co-Director, YNHH Emergency Medicine PA Residency

Associate Medical Director/EMS Coordinator

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Deepa R Camenga, MD, MHS

Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

Research Interests

Adolescent Behavior; Emergency Medicine; Health Services Research; Opioid-Related Disorders; Tobacco Use Disorder

Clinical Interests

Adolescent; Adolescent Medicine; Pediatrics; Substance-Related Disorders; Young Adult

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Sharon Anoush Chekijian, MD

Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

Medical Director, PA/NP group

Medical Director, Yale New Haven Hospital PA/NP Residency Program

Faculty Member, Division of Global Health and International Emergency Medicine

Chair, Patient Experience Forum

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Harry C Moscovitz, MD

Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

Medical Director, Shoreline Medical Center

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Sashani Baldeo, MD

Instructor of Clinical Emergency Medicine

Clinical Interests

Emergency Medicine

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Robert Bayer, MD

Instructor of Clinical Emergency Medicine

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Douglas Bernstein, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine

Clinical Instructor

Clinical Interests

Emergency Medicine

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John Boras, MD

Instructor of Clinical Emergency Medicine

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Meir Dashevsky, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine

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David Harriman, MD, MBA, FACEP

Assistant Professor

Associate Director Emergency Department St. Raphael's Campus

Research Interests

Emergency Service, Hospital; Health Care Facilities, Manpower, and Services; Health Facilities; Health Services for the Aged

Clinical Interests

Emergency Medicine

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Rene Allan Hipona, MD, FAAEM, FACEP

Instructor of Clinical Emergency Medicine

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Chrisnel Jean, DO

Instructor of Clinical Emergency Medicine

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Jeffrey Kovar, MD

Instructor of Clinical Emergency Medicine

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Manya Faith Newton, MD, MPH

Instructor of Clinical Emergency Medicine

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Chad Davin Sagnella, MD

Instructor of Clinical Emergency Medicine

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Marc Shapiro, MD

Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine

Medical Director, Yale-New Haven Saint Raphael Campus

Section Chief, Administration

Clinical Interests

Emergency Medicine

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Neil Sreshta, MD

Instructor of Clinical Emergency Medicine

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Sheeja Thomas, MD

Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

Director Emergency Ultrasound Chapel Street Campus

Clinical Interests

Emergency Medicine

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Vinu Verghese, DO, MS, FACEP

Instructor of Clinical Emergency Medicine

Clinical Interests

Emergency Medicine

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Daniel Vining, MD

Instructor of Clinical Emergency Medicine

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Adam Robert Waltman, MD

Instructor of Clinical Emergency Medicine

Attending Emergency Medicine Physician

EMS Education Director:Yale New Haven Sponsor Hospital

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