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Pnina Weiss, MD

Professor of Pediatrics (Pulmonary, Allergy, Immunology and Sleep Medicine); Medical Director, Pediatric Pulmonary Function Laboratory; Associate Director, Pediatric Pulmonology Fellowship; Vice Chair of Education, Department of Pediatrics

Contact Information

Pnina Weiss, MD

Patient Care Locations

Mailing Address

  • Pediatric Pulmonology, Allergy, Immunology & Sleep Medicine

    PO Box 208064

    New Haven, CT 06520-8064

    United States



Dr Weiss practices both pulmonary and sleep medicine. She is medical director of the pediatric pulmonary function laboratory and oversees the pulmonary exercise testing program. She has published and lectured on exercise-induced asthma and sleep disorders in children. She has a strong interest in sleep in medical trainees.

Dr Weiss is also very involved in medical education and research. She is Vice Chair for Education in the department of Pediatrics. She is past president/chair of the Pediatric Pulmonary Training Directors Association and the Fellowship Directors Executive Committee of the Association of Pediatric Program Directors. She is editor of the American Academy of Pediatrics PREP Pulmonology. She is on the steering committee of the Subspecialty Pediatrics Investigators Network. She is involved in a number of national studies in fellowship education, including assessment using entrustable professional activities (EPAs) and financial resources.

Education & Training

  • Fellow
    Yale University School of Medicine (2016)
  • Fellow
    Yale University School of Medicine (1996)
  • Fellow
    Yale University School of Medicine (1994)
  • Fellow
    Yale University School of Medicine (1992)
  • Resident
    Yale-New Haven Hospital (1989)
  • MD
    Case Western Reserve Univ (1986)

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Norman Siegel Award for LeadershipDepartment of Pediatrics2009
Housestaff Teaching AwardBridgeport Hospital1993
Fellowship AwardAmerican Heart Association1991
Alfred S. Maschke Award for Excellence in the Art and Practice of Medicine1986

Professional Service

National Physician-Scientist Collaborative WorkgroupMember2019 - Present
Council of Pediatric SubspecialtiesThe Council of Pediatric Subspecialties advances child health through communication and collaboration within its network of pediatric subspecialties and liaison organizations.2015 - Present
Subspecialty Pediatric Investigators Network Advisory BoardThe Subspecialty Pediatrics Investigator Network or SPIN is a medical education research network created for the Pediatric Subspecialties to evaluate the education and assessment of fellows. It is a collaborative effort of the American Board of Pediatrics, the Association of Pediatric Program Directors Fellowship Committee, the Association of Pediatric Program Directors Longitudinal Educational Assessment Research Network, the Council of Pediatric Subspecialties and each pediatric subspecialty’s program director network.2015 - Present
AAP PREP Self-Assessment PulmonologyEditor2011 - Present
GMECOversees the activities of graduate medical education programs2007 - Present

Departments & Organizations