France Galerneau, MD, FRCS(C)

Associate Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences; Director, Across the Lifespan Mastercourse, YSM

Departments & Organizations

Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences: Maternal-Fetal Medicine: High-Risk Pregnancy Program; Maternal Special Care Unit; Prenatal Genetic Diagnosis Program

Prenatal Laboratory

Yale Medicine

Office of Cooperative Research


Dr Galerneau was born and raised in Canada where she completed her medical education including a residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology and fellowship in Maternal-Fetal Medicine. After practicing perinatalogy for 12 years at University of British Columbia in Canada, she joined the MFM team at Yale University.

Her scholarly interests include: undergraduate medical education in the field of reproduction, graduate education in maternal-fetal-medicine, particularly Ob&Gyn ultrasound, obstetrical and pelvic ultrasound, prenatal diagnosis, fetal assessment and maternal complications of pregnancy.

Dr. Galerneau is very active in medical education and has experience facilitating faculty development sessions on teaching clinical reasoning. Until 2016, she directed the Reproductive Medicine Module for second-year medical students, which had the development of clinical reasoning skills as one of the major learning goals. Dr. Galerneau is also the co-director of the Across the Lifespan Master Course in the new medical school curriculum. She has published and presented internationally with Dr. Janet Hafler on clinical reasoning.

Education & Training

MD University of Montreal, Canada (1982)
Scholar Harvard-Macy Institute - Harvard University
Fellow Universtiy of British Columbia
Resident University of Montreal


  • Obstetrics and Gynecology Alexandria, Egypt; Cairo, Egypt (2009 - 2009)

    Member of an Obstetrics and Gynecology delegation. Hospital and clinic visits, meeting and conferences with local faculty.

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Contact Info

France Galerneau, MD, FRCS(C)
Patient Care Locations
Yale PerinatologyLawrence & Memorial Hospital
365 Montauk Avenue

New London, CT 06320
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Yale Maternal-Fetal MedicineYale New Haven Hospital
20 York Street, Wing East Pavilion Fl 4th Floor

New Haven, CT 06510
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Yale Maternal-Fetal MedicineYale New Haven Hospital Saint Raphael Campus
1450 Chapel Street

New Haven, CT 06511
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Yale Maternal-Fetal Medicine1 Long Wharf Drive
New Haven, CT 06511
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Yale Maternal-Fetal MedicineWaterbury Hospital
64 Robbins Street

Waterbury, CT 06708
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Mailing Address
Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive SciencesPO Box 208063
New Haven, CT 06520-8063