Christopher Sankey, MD, FACP, SFHM

Associate Professor Term; Associate Program Director for Traditional Internal Medicine Residency Program; Academic Hospitalist

Departments & Organizations

Internal Medicine: General Internal Medicine: Yale Academic Hospitalist Program | Internal Medicine Clerkship

Office of Cooperative Research


Chris is a former Yale intern, resident, and chief resident who is a career Hospitalist. Chris was the first "academic" Hospitalist hired by the University in 2010. He is active on a local and national level in medical education and Hospital Medicine.  At present, he divides his time between supervision of medical trainees on teaching services, providing inpatient medical care on the NEMG Hospitalist service, and fulfilling important administrative and educational roles as an Associate Program Director for the Traditional Internal Medicine Residency Program.

Education & Training

MD Ohio State University College of Medicine (2002)
BA Rice University (1997)
Chief Resident Yale-New Haven Hospital
Resident Yale-New Haven Hospital
Intern Yale-New Haven Hospital

Honors & Recognition

  • Teacher of the YearTraditional Residency Training Program (2014)

Professional Service

  • Society of General Internal Medicine (2016 - Present) Invited member of the national Academic Hospitalist Commission

  • Society of Hospital Medicine (2016 - Present) Invited member of the national Academic Hospitalist Committee

  • American College of Physicians (2014 - Present) Physician Editor, ACP Hospitalist "Brief Case" Clinical Vignette Column

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Contact Info

Christopher Sankey, MD, FACP, SFHM
Patient Care Location
Yale New Haven Hospital
20 York Street

New Haven, CT 06510
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Mailing Address
General Internal MedicineHarkness Hall A
367 Cedar St.

New Haven, CT 06510

Curriculum Vitae