David Brissette

Assistant Professor in the Physician Associate Program, Department of Medicine; Associate Program Director; Director of Admissions

Departments & Organizations

Physician Associate (PA) Program

Internal Medicine: General Internal Medicine

Office of Cooperative Research


  • Oversight and management of all aspects of the Physician Associate Program
  • Maintain ARC-PA accreditation standards for the program
  • Develop and coordinate the clinical curriculum
  • Maintain accreditation standards for clinical curriculum
  • Lecture in history taking, physical exam, and clinical practicum topics
  • Academic advisement of students
  • Clinical practice with Hospitalist Service, Yale New Haven Hospital

Education & Training

MMS Emory University (1994)
BS Tulane University (1992)

Honors & Recognition

  • Physician Assistants as Medicine Hospitalist: The Yale New Haven Hospital Experience.PAEA Research Institute Grant (2006)

Professional Service

  • Immediate Past President Connecticut PA Foundation (2013 - 2016)

  • Admissions Committee Yale University Physician Associate Program (2009)

  • Admissions Committee Yale University Physician Associate Program (2007 - 2009)

  • Chair Yale PA Program Admissions Committee

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Contact Info

David Brissette
Mailing Address
Yale PA Program100 Church Street South
New Haven, CT 06520-8083