Emergency Medicine Faculty

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Gail D'Onofrio, MD, MS

Chair

Professor of Emergency Medicine

Chair, Department of Emergency Medicine

Research Interests

Chemicals and Drugs; Pharmaceutical Preparations

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 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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Kei-Hoi Cheung, PhD

Professor of Emergency Medicine

Research Interests

Anesthesiology; Databases, Genetic; Emergency Medicine; Medical Informatics; Technology

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David Cone, MD

Professor of Emergency Medicine

Chief, Section of EMS

Director, EMS Fellowship

Research Interests

Disaster Medicine; Emergency Medicine; Emergency Responders; Hazardous Substances; Italy; Rescue Work; Technology

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Edouard Coupet

Assistant Professor

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David Della-Giustina, MD, FACEP, FAWM

Professor of Emergency Medicine

Program Director of Emergency Medicine Residency

Program Director of Wilderness Medicine Fellowship

Chief of Education Section

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James Dziura, MPH, PhD

Professor of Emergency Medicine

Deputy Director, Yale Center for Analytical Sciences

Deputy Director, Yale Data Coordinating Center

Research Interests

Clinical Trials as Topic; Data Collection; Diabetes Mellitus; Emergency Medicine; Epidemiology; Nutritional and Metabolic Diseases; Obesity; Statistics as Topic

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Leigh Evans, MD

Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine

Executive Director, Yale Center for Medical Simulation

Director, Resident Research

Research Interests

Central Venous Catheters; Education, Medical, Undergraduate; Emergency Medicine; Internship and Residency; Patient Simulation

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Alyssa French, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

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Katja Goldflam, MD

Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

Associate Residency Director

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Raquel Ferrer Harrison, MD

Assistant Professor

Assistant Residency Program Director

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Harry 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 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 Newton, MD, MPH

Instructor of Clinical Emergency Medicine

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