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Atsuko Yamahiro

Medical Director, Chase Clinic, Internal Medicine; Assistant Clinical Professor, Yale School of Medicine

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Atsuko Yamahiro, MD, MPH, AAHIVS



Dr Atsuko Yamahiro received her Medical and Master in Public Health degrees from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago, IL. Her postgraduate training includes residency and chief residency at the Yale Internal Medicine/Primary Care program in the HIV Training Track.

She worked as an Associate Program Director for Ambulatory Education at the Internal Medicine Residency Program at MetroHealth System in Cleveland, OH prior to returning to Connecticut. She joined the Yale Waterbury Internal Medicine Residency Program faculty in 2019. She works as a primary care physician at Chase Clinic, where she cares for patients living with HIV.

Education & Training

  • Chief Resident
    Yale School of Medicine (2017)
  • Residency
    Yale New Haven Hospital, Primary Care, HIV Training Track (2016)
  • MPH
    Northwestern University The Feinberg School of Med, School of Public Health (2013)
  • MD
    Northwestern University The Feinberg School of Med (2013)
  • BA
    Cornell University (2008)

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Core Faculty Teacher of the YearYale Waterbury Internal Medicine Residency Program2023
Ambulatory Teaching AwardMetroHealth System, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine2019
Ralph I. Horwitz Research in Residency AwardYale Internal Medicine Residency Program2016
Noel A. DeBacker, MD Primary Care Scholarship AwardFeinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University2013

Professional Service

Dynamed Topic EditorEditor2022 - Present
American Academy of HIV MedicineHIV Certification Exam Test Question Writer and Reviewer2021 - Present

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