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Kavin Patel

Instructor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases)

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Kavin Patel



Dr. Patel is originally from Florida, where he completed his undergraduate studies and attended medical school. He graduated among the top of his class and was inducted into the AOA Honor Medical Society. Upon graduating from medical school, he ventured to the New England area for his medical training. He completed his residency in internal medicine at Brown University School of Medicine and a fellowship in infectious disease at Yale University School of Medicine. He works under Dr. Saad Omer to study vaccine policy and vaccine hesitancy. His research has been published in numerous leading medical journals, including JAMA Network Open, Pediatrics, and Clinical Infectious Disease, and has also been featured in various news outlets, including Bloomberg, USA Today, and WSHU. During his free time, he enjoys working out, listening to podcasts, and watching documentaries. He is also an avid reader and is always on the lookout for a good biography recommendation.

Education & Training

  • Fellowship
    Yale School of Medicine (2022)
  • Resident
    Brown University School of Medicine (2019)
  • BS
    University of Florida, Economics (2011)


  • Board Certification
    AB of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine (2019)

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Infectious Disease Fellowship ID2EA Award Yale School of Medicine2022
National Institute of Health T32 Research Training GrantYale School of Medicine2021
Johnson & Johnson Global Health Scholars Program Awardee - Tugela Ferry, South AfricaYale School of Medicine2021
Infectious Disease Fellowship Program Award for Best Case PresentationYale School of Medicine2020
Alpha Omega Alpha (AΩA) Honor Medical SocietyAΩA Medical Society2016

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