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Christopher Sankey

Associate Professor of Internal Medicine (General Medicine); Associate Program Director for Traditional Internal Medicine Residency Program, Residency Programs; Director of Inpatient Education, Residency Programs; Faculty Director, Clinician Educator Distinction Pathway, Residency Programs; Faculty Director, Hospital Medicine Elective Rotation, Residency Programs; Academic Hospitalist, General Internal Medicine

Contact Information

Christopher Sankey, MD, FACP, SFHM

Patient Care Location

Mailing Address

  • General Internal Medicine

    Harkness Hall A, 367 Cedar St.

    New Haven, CT, 06510

    United States



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

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Teacher of the YearTraditional Residency Training Program2014

Professional Service

Society of General Internal MedicineInvited member of the national Academic Hospitalist Commission2016 - Present
Society of Hospital MedicineInvited member of the national Academic Hospitalist Committee2016 - Present
American College of PhysiciansPhysician Editor, ACP Hospitalist "Brief Case" Clinical Vignette Column2014 - Present

Departments & Organizations