Ada Fenick, MD, FAAP

Associate Professor of Pediatrics (General Pediatrics); Editor, Yale Primary Care Pediatrics Curriculum (; Associate Director for Pediatrics, Medical School Clerkship in Biopsychosocial Approach to Health; Medical Director, Medical-Legal Partnership Project

Departments & Organizations

Pediatrics: General Pediatrics

Obesity Research Working Group

Yale Medicine

Office of Cooperative Research


After receiving undergraduate and medical school degrees from the University of Michigan and undergoing a categorical pediatric residency at Weill-Cornell/NY Medical Center, Dr. Fenick was in private practice for 6 years. Her practical experience is augmented by national and local work in education and educational scholarship. Dr. Fenick has been the co-editor of the Yale Primary Care Pediatrics Curriculum since its inception, and is now the associate director for Pediatrics in the primary care component of the Biopsychosocial Approach to Health, a third-year medical student core clerkship.

Education & Training

MD University of Michigan/Ann Arbor (1993)
Resident The New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center
Board Certification AB of Pediatrics, Pediatrics (1996, recertified: 2011)

Honors & Recognition

  • Howard A Pearson MD Pediatric Faculty Teaching AwardYale Dept of Pediatrics (2013)

  • Service Quality AwardThe Permanente Journal (2010)

  • Joseph A Zaccagnino Patient Safety and Clinical Conference Award for YNHHYale-New Haven Health System (2010)

  • Educational Scholars Program HONORSAmbulatory Pediatric Association / Pediatric Academic Societies (2006)

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Contact Info

Ada Fenick, MD, FAAP
Patient Care Location
PediatricPrimary Care Center, Yale New Haven Hospital
789 Howard Avenue

New Haven, CT 06519
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Mailing Address
General PediatricsPO Box 208064
New Haven, CT 06520-8064