Auguste Fortin, VI, MD, MPH, MACP

Professor of Medicine (General Medicine)

Departments & Organizations

Internal Medicine: General Internal Medicine | Internal Medicine Clerkship

Medical Education Staff

Yale Medicine

Office of Cooperative Research


I am a general internist in the clnician-educator track at Yale School of Medicine. I graduated from Brandeis University, Tufts University School of Medicine and trained in Primary Care Internal Medicine at New York University/Bellevue Hospital. I did a fellowship in General Internal Medicine at Johns Hopkins University and obtained a Masters in Public Health there.

My professional interests include doctor-patient communication, the psychosocial aspects of medical care, meaning in medicine, resident wellness, mindfulness and medical education.

Education & Training

MPH Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health (1993)
MD Tufts University (1985)
BA Brandeis University (1981)
Board Certification AB of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine (1988)

Honors & Recognition

  • FACHAcademy of Communication in Healthcare (2018)

  • MACPAmerican College of Physicians (2018)

Professional Service

  • Academy of Communication in Healthcare (2016 - Present) Past president

  • Academy of Communication in Healthcare (2016) President

  • Academy on Communication in Healthcare (2014 - Present) Board of Directors

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