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Faculty Affairs

July 11, 2023

Lawrence Young, MD

Vice Chair, Faculty Affairs

Adam Mayerson, MD

Associate Chair, Community & Voluntary Faculty

Mentoring Program Expansion

The department mentorship program, which is required for all instructors, assistant professors, and associate professors to support successful career development, has been expanded to include the new Yale School of Medicine Faculty Development Annual Questionnaire (FDAQ). The FDAQ is an initiative from the Office of the Dean to promote mentorship for and feedback to faculty members from the department and section leadership.

Faculty Appointments/Promotions

The following faculty members were promoted or appointed to full professor:

Joseph Akar, MD, PhD, clinician-educator track (Cardiovascular Medicine)

Ursula C. Brewster, MD, clinician-educator track (Nephrology)

Sarwat Chaudhry, MD, clinician-scientist track (General Medicine)

Lauren Cohn, MD, clinician-educator track (Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine)

Jeptha Curtis, MD, clinician-scientist track (Cardiovascular Medicine)

Neera Dahl, MD, PhD, clinician-educator track (Nephrology)

Shuta Ishibe, MD, traditional track (Nephrology)

Yasuko Iwakiri, PhD, investigator track (Digestive Diseases)

Alfred Lee, MD, PhD, clinician-educator track (Hematology)

Richard A. Martinello, MD, clinician-educator track (Infectious Diseases)

Sandip Mukherjee, MD, clinical track (Cardiovascular Medicine)

Marcella Nunez-Smith, MD, MHS, clinician scientist track (General Medicine)

Margaret Pisani, MD, MPH, clinician educator track (Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine)

William Ravich, MD, clinical track (Digestive Diseases)

Mark Schoenfeld, MD, clinical track (Cardiovascular Medicine)

Tamar Taddei, MD, clinician-educator track (Digestive Diseases)

Li Wen, MD, PhD, investigator track (Endocrinology & Metabolism)

Donna Windish, MD, MPH, clinician-educator track (General Medicine)

Eric Winer, MD, clinician-scientist track (Medical Oncology)

In addition, 23 faculty members were promoted or appointed to associate professor; 61 to assistant professor; and 21 to instructor, along with two adjunct faculty members who were promoted. Three people were promoted to senior research scientist; eight to research scientist; and 37 to associate research scientist.

The FY 2022 A&P Committee reviewed all appointment and promotion information. The membership is as follows: Peter Aronson, MD; Lori Bastian, MD, MPH; Richard Bucala, MD, PhD; Gary Désir, MD; Auguste Fortin VI, MD, MPH; Terri Fried, MD; Rachel Lampert, MD; Richard Marottoli, MD, MPH; Deborah Proctor, MD; Michal Rose, MD; Albert Shaw, MD, PhD; and Lawrence Young, MD. New members to the FY 2023 committee are Margaret Pisani, MD, MPH; and David Fiellin, MD, after Fortin retired and Bucala stepped down.

Voluntary Faculty

Two members of voluntary faculty were recently promoted to associate clinical professor:

Eric Fan, MD

Steven Saunders, MD

Over the past five years, the number of voluntary faculty within the Department of Internal Medicine has increased to 427 members. Led by Adam Mayerson, MD, this group teaches in both inpatient and outpatient settings at various sites throughout the state, including Yale New Haven, Greenwich, Bridgeport, Griffin, Waterbury, St. Mary’s, Norwalk, Middlesex, and Danbury Hospitals. The committee activities are coordinated by Laura Whitley, manager, Faculty Affairs, with the assistance of Catherine Severino and Mansi Ahuja.

Submitted by Julie Parry on July 11, 2023