Skip to Main Content

E. Jennifer Edelman

Associate Professor of Medicine (General Medicine) and of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Contact Information

E. Jennifer Edelman, MD, MHS, BS

Patient Care Locations

Mailing Address

  • General Internal Medicine

    PO Box 208056

    New Haven, CT 06520-8025

    United States



E. Jennifer Edelman, MD, MHS is an Associate Professor of Medicine and Public Health. Certified as an internist, HIV specialist and in Addiction Medicine, she serves as an HIV provider and the physician consultant in the Addiction Medicine Treatment Program at the Yale-New Haven Hospital Nathan Smith HIV Clinic. Her research focuses on optimizing HIV prevention and treatment in the context of substance use, including opioid, alcohol and tobacco use. To this end and applying a range of methodologies, she leads and collaborates on NIH-funded projects to evaluate novel and implement evidence-based addiction treatment in medical settings, especially HIV treatment settings. In addition, her work has focused on understanding harms associated with opioid use among people with HIV. She collaborates with community-based and public health partners to promote HIV prevention, including use of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP). She mentors trainees, including post-doctoral fellows and public health students, and is Associate Director of the Research on Addiction Medicine Scholars (RAMS) Program and co-Director of Education at the Yale Center for Clinical Investigation. She regularly serves on NIH grant review committees and is Associate Editor of Addiction Science and Clinical Practice.

Education & Training

  • MHS
    Yale University
  • MD
    College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University
  • BS
    Cornell University, Human Development and Family Studies; and Human Biology, Health
  • Clinical Scholar
    Yale School of Medicine
  • Chief Resident
    Yale-New Haven Hospital
  • Residency
    Yale-New Haven Hospital
  • Intern
    Yale-New Haven Hospital

Professional Service

Yale Diversity CommiteeCo-chair of the Department of Medicine's Diversity Committee Funding and Resource subcommittee2021 - Present

Departments & Organizations