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Rafael Lefkowitz, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine (Occupational Medicine)

Contact Information

Rafael Lefkowitz, MD, MPH

Patient Care Location

Mailing Address

  • Occupational Health & Environmental Medicine

    PO Box 208056

    New Haven, CT, 06520-8025

    United States



Dr. Lefkowitz combines his training in occupational-environmental medicine (OEM) and background in chemistry/biochemistry to understanding complex exposures and toxidromes in Yale OEM patients. His major research project focuses on describing and analyzing work-related exposures and medical conditions in seafarers, a highly vulnerable and globally essential working population.

In his spare time he enjoys precious moments with his wife and four children.

Education & Training

  • MPH
    Yale (2013)
  • MD
    UCLA School of Medicine (2008)
  • BS
    University of Maryland at College Park (2004)
  • Fellowship
    Yale University School of Medicine
  • Residency
    Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
  • Internship
    Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
  • Board Certification
    AB of Preventive Medicine, Occupational Medicine (2014)
  • Board Certification
    AB of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine (2011)

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Generalist Inpatient Service Resident Teaching AwardYale General Internal Medicine2018
FellowshipAmerican College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine2018
Occupational Physician Scholarship FundAmerican College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine2011

Departments & Organizations