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Information for Housestaff

Information for Housestaff


Yale Traditional Internal Medicine house staff come from diverse backgrounds from all over the country and around the world. The world-class quality of our house staff is a primary strength of the training program. Some may have come from your institution.

If you are interested in contacting any of our house staff you'll find their email addresses below and the medical school they attended. You may find that one of our house staff graduated from your medical school. All of our house staff are always willing to communicate about our training program with potential applicants. Please feel free to email our house staff with any questions about our Internal Medicine Traditional Residency Program.

Intern Orientation: June 11-20, 2023

The Yale Department of Internal Medicine-Education new Intern Orientation for the Yale Internal Medicine-Traditional Residency Program begins on Sunday, June 11, 2023. More details will come about what sessions will be virtual and in person.

  • Participation by all new interns in daily Intern Orientation Activities from June 11 through June 20 is mandatory.
  • Each new intern will receive their Intern Orientation Schedule from Brett Marks a day or so before June 11.
  • Please contact Brett Marks, the Yale Internal Medicine-Traditional Residency Program Coordinator, with any concerns or questions about Intern Orientation.
  • Office: Due to the pandemic, email is the best mode of communication at this time.

Clinical block rotations for new AY2023-2024 interns begin Wednesday, June 21, 2023 with pre-rounds in the morning .

VA Forms: New Interns to complete and return by March 31, 2023

Return your all VA application forms and additional documents no later than March 31, 2023 to our Yale Internal Medicine Registrar via email.

One option to send your documents:

1) EMAIL VA application forms.


Salary & Benefits

Yale New Haven Hospital offers its residents a comprehensive benefits package.

Salary 7/1/2023 to 6/30/2024

  • PGY1 - $75,811
  • PGY2 - $79,602
  • PGY3 - $83,582


Four weeks, at the discretion of the department and its needs.

Yale New Haven Hospital requires mandatory drug testing for new employees. Failure to submit to such testing will disqualify a person from employment.

For additional information about employee benefits, contact HR Connect at 1-844-543-21HR (2147).

Equal Employment Opportunity, Male/Female/Disabled/Veteran

Career Paths of Graduates

Graduates of the Yale Internal Medicine Traditional Residency Program pursue a wide range of professional opportunities ranging from clinical practice to academic medicine, policy and industry. Approximately eighty to ninety percent of our residents match for fellowship and of those approximately 50% match for fellowship at Yale. At Yale we offer uniformly superb, highly competitive fellowship with NIH-funded training grants in all subspecialties.

Our residents receive guidance during career planning from the program director, associate program directors, and self-identified mentors. For more information on fellowships, visit Obtaining a Fellowship.

Program alumni unanimously considered themselves “as well prepared or better prepared” than their colleagues for the positions they had accepted.

Fellowship Match Results 2022

Name Specialty Match
Legakis, Luke A&I Yale
Akhlaghi, Narges Cardiology NYU
Cruz, Sofia Cardiology Brigham and Women's
Fuery, Michael Cardiology Yale
Hanna, Jonathan Cardiology Duke
Jiang, Nona Cardiology Columbia
Khan, Ali Cardiology Yale
Mankbadi, Michael Cardiology U Mass
Natov, Peter Cardiology Tufts
Shah, Tayyab Cardiology University of Pennsylvania
Shen, Miles Cardiology Yale
Sheppard, John Cardiology Cedars Sinai
Thangaraj, Phyllis* Cardiology Yale
Wang, Peter Cardiology Dartmouth
Zaidi, Danish Cardiology University of Pennsylvania
Thomas, Alex Critical Care Yale
MacLeod, Ryan* Endocrinology Yale
Glerum, Kimberly Geriatrics Yale
Damianos, John GI Mayo Clinic
Diaz, Maria GI Beth Israel-Deaconess
Dimopoulos, Christina GI Stanford
Gromisch, Christopher* GI Yale
Heymann, Gabriel GI Yale-Bridgeport
Ilagan-Ying, Ysabel GI Yale
Krishnan, Swathi GI Yale
Levine, Louis GI Yale
Magier, Samantha GI Brigham and Women's
Petrov, Jessica GI Mayo-Jacksonville
Sharma, Shreyak GI Yale
Zakko, Alan GI NYP Brooklyn Methodist
Allen, Cecily Hematology Johns Hopkins
Bhatt, Sunil Heme-Onc Columbia
Breuer, Gregory* Heme-Onc Yale
Dizman, Nazli Heme-Onc MD Anderson
Gordon, Caroline Heme-Onc U Mass
Heskel, Marina Heme-Onc UCSF
Leveille, Etienne* Heme-Onc Yale
Madeeva, Dasha Heme-Onc University of Pennsylvania
Tijaro, Natalia Heme-Onc Memorial Sloan Kettering
Freeman, Natasha Nephrology Columbia
Qian, Anna Nephrology Yale
Soliman, Ann Palliative Medicine University of Pennsylvania
Astafiev, Steven PCCM NYU
Banerdt, Justin PCCM Vanderbilt
Heard, Alex PCCM Stanford
Ortiz, Alex PCCM University of Pennsylvania
Gupta, Akash Rheumatology University of Pennsylvania

Post Graduate Positions of Alumni