Sarwat Chaudhry, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine (General Medicine); Co-Director, National Clinician Scholars Program; Vice-Chair/Chair-Elect, Dean’s Faculty Advisory Council

Departments & Organizations

Internal Medicine: Center for Outcomes Research & Evaluation (CORE) | General Internal Medicine: Yale Academic Hospitalist Program; Yale-New Haven Hospital Primary Care Center | National Clinician Scholars Program

Center for Healthcare Innovation, Redesign and Learning (CHIRAL)

Yale Medicine

Office of Cooperative Research


Sarwat Chaudhry, MD is a board-certified internist who completed her clinical training at the University of Chicago. She came to Yale for the Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, and now holds a faculty position as Associate Professor of Medicine in the Section of General Medicine. Her work focuses on improving the care and outcomes of hospitalized patients, with a focus on older patients hospitalized for cardiovascular disease. Dr. Chaudhry serves as Director of the Academic Hospitalist Program at Yale. She recently founded the Center for Healthcare Innovation, Redesign, and Learning at Yale. This Center, funded by AHRQ, is studying and improving care transitions into, within, and out of the hospital setting. In March 2019 she was appointed Vice-Chair/Chair-Elect of the Dean’s Faculty Advisory Council.  

Education & Training

MD University of Chicago
BS Loyola University
Resident University of Chicago
Fellow Yale University

Honors & Recognition

  • Director, Yale-New Haven Hospital/Yale School of Medicine Academic Hospitalist (2012)

  • Ralph I. Horwitz Lecturer, Department of Medicine Yale University (2011)

  • American Geriatrics SocietyMerck New Investigator Award (2009)

  • Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine (2008)

  • National Institute on Aging Summer InstituteNIA (2007)

  • Outstanding Resident-Teacher AwardUniversity of Chicago Hospitals (1996)

  • AOA Honorary Medical Society (1995)

Professional Service

  • American College of Cardiology(ACC), Geriatric Cardiology Section (2013 - Present) Member

  • Yale New Haven Hospital (2012 - Present) Committee Member

  • Society of General Internal Medicine (2012 - Present) Member

  • Society of Hospital Medicine (2012 - Present) Member

  • American Geriatrics Society (2012 - Present) Committee Member

  • American College of Cardiology (2012 - Present) Member

  • Greater New York Geriatric Cardiology Consortium (2011 - Present) Board Member

  • American Geriatrics Society (2010 - Present) Committee Member

  • Society of General Internal Medicine (2010 - Present) Task Force Member

  • Cardiovascular Health Study Geriatrics Working Group (2008 - Present) Develop and collaborate on studies with an aging focus using Cardiovascular Health Study data.

  • (2008 - Present) Junior faculty research working group; goal is to advance research efforts of junior faculty members of the American Geriatrics Society.

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Contact Info

Sarwat Chaudhry, MD
Patient Care Location
Primary Care Center, Yale New Haven Hospital
789 Howard Avenue

New Haven, CT 06519
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Mailing Address
Internal Medicine367 Cedar St. Harkness A Building
PO Box 208093

New Haven, CT 06520-8093