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Tracy Rabin, MD, SM

Associate Professor of Medicine (General Medicine) and Clinical Professor of Nursing; Director, Office of Global Health, Internal Medicine; Associate Program Director for Global and Community Health, Yale Primary Care Internal Medicine Residency Program, Internal Medicine; Program Co-Director, Global Health Ethics Program, Yale Institute for Global Health; Founding Member/Core Faculty, Women's & Gender Health Education Program, Internal Medicine; Director, Global Health Capacity Building Fellowship, Internal Medicine; Director, Global Health & Equity Distinction Pathway, Internal Medicine; Affiliated Faculty, Program for Biomedical Ethics; Affiliated Faculty, Yale Center for Asylum Medicine, Internal Medicine; Affiliated Faculty, Yale Institute for Global Health; Uganda Site Director, Global Health Scholars Program

Contact Information

Tracy Rabin, MD, SM

Mailing Address

  • General Internal Medicine

    Department of Internal Medicine, PO Box 208030

    New Haven, CT 06520-8030

    United States

Research Summary

Research interests include: examining the impact of a curriculum for teaching health professions trainees about ethical challenges that are commonly encountered during short-term clinical rotations abroad; innovative models of primary care for patients with complex medical needs (with a focus on the safe transition from hospital to home); quality improvement efforts in low-resource settings; the use of patient-centered educational tools to facilitate chronic disease care in low-resource settings; and understanding challenges to healthcare worker preparedness to care for patients with noncommunicable diseases in low-resource settings.

Research Interests

Diabetes Mellitus; Education, Medical; Ethics; Health Education; Social Justice; Global Health; Ethics, Clinical; Social Determinants of Health

Public Health Interests

Bioethics; Community Health; Ethics; Global Health; Community Engagement; Women's Health; Health Systems Strengthening; Non-Communicable Diseases; Health Equity, Disparities, Social Determinants and Justice

Selected Publications

  • Pre-departure training: approaches and best practices.Rabin TL, DeCamp M, Doucet A, Elansary M, Jacquet G, Le PV, Peluso M, Sugarman J, and Todd T. Pre-departure training: approaches and best practices. In: Global health experiential education: from theory to practice., Eds. Akshaya Neil Arya and Jessica Evert. 2018. New York, NY: Routledge. Pages 73-84.
  • Postgraduate medical education in global health: the Yale experience.Rabin TL. Postgraduate medical education in global health: the Yale experience. In: Global health experiential education: from theory to practice., Eds. Akshaya Neil Arya and Jessica Evert. 2018. New York, NY: Routledge. Pages 279-285.
  • Global Health Clinical EthicsElansary M, Kallem S, Peluso M, Thomas J, Rabin T. Global Health Clinical Ethics. MedEdPORTAL Publication; 2015. Available from: https://www.mededportal.org/publication/10232 (http://dx.doi.org/10.15766/mep_2374-8265.10232#sthash.n4WYJanM.dpuf)