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Aba Black, MD, MHS

Assistant Professor of Medicine (General Medicine); Associate Program Director for Diversity & Inclusion, Yale Primary Care Internal Medicine Residency Program; Vice Chief of Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion, General Internal Medicine

Aba Black, MD, MHS, received her bachelor’s degree from Princeton University and went on to graduate from medical school at the University of Rochester School of Medicine. She completed her residency at the Yale Primary Care Internal Medicine Program, where she also served as chief resident. She subsequently earned a Master of Health Science degree in medical education. She currently works as an academic clinician at Yale School of Medicine, where she serves as Vice Chief for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion for the Section of General Internal Medicine and Associate Program Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion for the Yale Primary Care Internal Medicine residency program. Her academic interests focus on enhancing workplace diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging. She leads initiatives related to underrepresented in medicine recruitment and retention, as well as spearheading trainee and faculty education on equity-related topics. Clinically, she works as a primary care physician for urban underserved patients. Outside of the hospital, she serves on the board of Project Access-New Haven, an organization dedicated to improving access to medical care and services for underserved patients in the Greater New Haven area. She was recently awarded the Connecticut American College of Physicians Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Award for promoting physician diversity and inclusion with outstanding achievements in mentoring, leadership development, and role modeling for physicians and medical students from diverse and underrepresented populations.