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Kerin Adelson, MD

Associate Professor Adjunct

Contact Information

Kerin Adelson, MD

Mailing Address

  • Yale Cancer Center

    333 Cedar Street, PO Box 208028

    New Haven, CT 06520-8028

    United States



Dr. Adelson is an Adjunct Associate Professor and was previously Chief Quality Officer for Yale Cancer Center and Smilow Cancer Hospital. Dr. Adelson graduated from Yale University School of Medicine, completed residency at Mount Sinai Medical Center and Fellowship in oncology at Columbia Presbyterian. In her Quality role, Dr. Adelson focused on improving care coordination for all patients treated in the Smilow network, aligning care with national quality metrics, and developing models to enhance patient involvement in decisions about their cancer-care. Dr. Adelson sits on several national committees including the Southwest Oncology group Cancer Delivery Committee, the National Cancer Care Network Policy Committee and the American Society of Clinical Oncology Health Information Technology Committee.

Education & Training

  • Fellowship
    Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons (2007)
  • Residency
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine (2003)
  • Internship
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine (2001)
  • MD
    Yale School of Medicine (2000)

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