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Nora Segar, MD

Physician Director of Palliative Care; Clinical Instructor in the Department of Medicine

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Nora Segar, MD


Nora Segar, MD MPH, is Director of Palliative Medicine at the Saint Raphael Campus of Yale New Haven Hospital and Clinical Instructor in the Department of Medicine. She received her medical degree from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and completed her residency and chief residency at the Yale Primary Care Residency Program. She completed her hospice and palliative medicine fellowship training at Northwestern University. Prior to returning to Yale in July of 2020, Dr. Segar practiced palliative care at the Jesse Brown VA in Chicago, and community-based primary care for four years. During this time she also served as a clinical faculty member at the Feinberg School of Medicine. Dr. Segar is dedicated to improving the care of patients with serious illness, and to primary palliative care education. Her academic work focuses on the use of medical humanities in the care of patients with serious illness.

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  • MD
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine (2020)

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