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Rebekah Heckmann

Assistant Professor

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Rebekah Heckmann, MD, MPH, MPA


Rebekah Heckmann, MD, MPH, MPA is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine at the Yale School of Medicine. She is also a Research Scientist at the Yale Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation and serves as the Assistant Resident Research Director for the Department of Emergency Medicine. She completed her residency in emergency medicine and served as chief resident at the University of Washington before pursuing a health policy research and translation fellowship at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. While working as an attending physician at Brigham and Women’s, she earned a master in public administration degree from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. Dr. Heckmann has extensive experience performing health policy analysis and working within public health and global health systems. She focuses her research activities on using quantitative social science methods, including econometrics and system dynamics modeling, to design and advocate for evidence-based health policy.

Education & Training

  • Fellow
    Brigham and Women's Hospital (2017)
  • MPA
    Harvard University Kennedy School of Government (2017)
  • Resident
    University of Washington (2011)
  • MD
    University of Minnesota (2011)
  • MPH
    Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health (2006)
  • BA
    Johns Hopkins University (2005)

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