The Department is organized into the following 12 academic sections, each led by a Section Chief who reports to the Chair. The section chiefs also lead their respective services at YNHH and VA Connecticut Health Care System.
- Interim Chair, Gary V. Desir, M.D.
- Allergy and Clinical Immunology, Tao Zheng
- Cardiovascular Medicine, Michael Simons
- Digestive Diseases, Michael Nathanson
- Endocrinology and Metabolism, Robert S. Sherwin
- General Internal Medicine, Patrick O’Connor
- Geriatrics, Mary Tinetti
- Hematology, Madhav Dhodapkar
- Infectious Diseases, Erol Fikrig
- Medical Oncology, Roy Herbst
- Nephrology, Stefan Somlo
- Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, Naftali Kaminski
- Rheumatology, Joseph E. Craft
The Department’s leadership structure also consists of seven Vice Chairs: