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INFORMATION FOR

Shana Gleeson, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine ( Infectious Diseases)

Contact Information

Shana Gleeson, MD

Mailing Address

  • Infectious Diseases

    PO Box 208022, The Anlyan Center (TAC) S161

    New Haven, Connecticut 06520

    United States

Appointments

Biography

Dr. Gleeson obtained her medical degree from the Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine. She completed her Internal Medicine Residency at Brown University and her Infectious Diseases Fellowship at Yale University. Her clinical practice is largely focused on the management of infections in transplant recipients and patients with other form of immunosuppression. As a clinician educator, she has a passion for medical education and teaches in a wide variety of settings. She also values patient education and has worked with the American Society of Transplantation (AST) to develop educational resources for transplant recipients. Additionally, Dr. Gleeson is involved in efforts to promote diversity, equity, and antiracism within the Yale Infectious Diseases Section and Department of Medicine.

Education & Training

  • Clinical Fellow
    Yale New Haven Hospital (2019)
  • Resident
    Brown University (2015)
  • Intern
    Brown University (2013)
  • MD
    Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine (2012)

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Dr. Irwin L. Baird Memorial Award for Outstanding Academic AchievementPennsylvania State University College of Medicine2012
The Edwards P. Schwentker Global Health Advocacy AwardPennsylvania State University College of Medicine2012
Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical SocietyAlpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society2011
Ruth S. Wolfe Memorial ScholarshipPennsylvania State University College of Medicine2011
Gold Humanism Honor SocietyGold Humanism Honor Society2011
Pathology Honor SocietyPathology Honor Society2011
Dr. C. McCollister and Nancy L. Evarts ScholarshipPennsylvania State University College of Medicine2010
Drs. Darrell G. and Deborah M. Kirch ScholarshipPennsylvania State University College of Medicine2010
Madeline K. Dietz Memorial ScholarshipPennsylvania State University College of Medicine2009

Professional Service

OrganizationRoleDate
Infectious Diseases Society of AmericaI serve as a peer-review of abstract submissions for IDWeek, the national annual meeting of the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA). Specifically, I have reviewed abstract related to transplant infectious diseases to determine if they should be accepted for presentation at IDWeek and if so, if they should be presented as a poster or oral presentation.2022 - Present
Department of Medicine Diversity CommitteeI serve as a committee member on the Department of Medicine Diversity Committee. I am also on the Early Pipeline Sub-Committee.2021 - Present
Internal Medicine Intern Selection CommitteeI serve on the internal medicine intern selection committee, where I interview internal medicine residency applicants and provide input on their ranking for the residency match2021 - Present
Laboratory Medicine Stewardship CommitteeI am a member of the Laboratory Medicine Stewardship Committee, which meets regularly to make sure that laboratory tests in the hospital are appropriately utilized. This helps improve diagnostics, efficiency, and clinical care throughout the system.2021 - Present
American Society of Transplantation (AST)I collaborated with another Infectious Disease physician to create educational videos fo regarding safe living after transplant. These are available to transplant recipients to view through the AST web resources.2021 - Present
Yale COVID-19 Ad Hoc Treatment TeamI am a member of the Yale COVID-19 Ad Hoc Treatment Team, which is the committee that created and updates the institutional treatment algorithm for inpatients with COVID-19. This treatment algorithm is followed by providers caring for COVID-19 patients throughout the YNHH System.2020 - Present
Infectious Diseases Diversity, Equity, and Antiracism (ID2EA) CommitteeCommittee that creates and implements curricular content regarding diversity, equity, and antiracism in medicine. I have been a committee member since 2020 and was elected as treasurer in 2022.2020 - Present
American Society of TransplantationI am an active member of the American Society of Transplantation (AST), specifically within the Infectious Diseases Community of Practice (IDCOP). I have helped creased educational videos for patients as part of my work for the AST. I am also an active member of the Medical Education Working Group, which is sub-committee within the IDCOP. This group is actively working to understand and improve the current landscape of education within the field of transplant infectious diseases.2018 - Present
Infectious Disease Fellowship Program Evaluation CommitteeMember of the committee that monitors the progress of infectious disease fellows in order to make sure they are gaining the necessary skills to graduate from fellowship.2018 - 2019
Graduate Medical Education CommitteeCommittee Member2018 - 2019
Infectious Diseases Society of AmericaI am an active member of the infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA). I have served as an abstract reviewer for IDWeek, the national annual meeting of the IDSA. Specifically, I graded abstracts related to transplant infectious diseases, helping to determine which would be accepted for oral abstract, accepted for a poster, or rejected for presentation.2017 - Present
American College of PhysiciansMember2013 - Present

Departments & Organizations