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Adam Berkwitt, MD

Associate Professor of Pediatrics; Medical Director, Pediatric Short Stay Unit; Pediatric Hospitalist

Contact Information

Adam Berkwitt, MD

Patient Care Location

Mailing Address

  • Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

    PO BOX 208064

    New Haven, CT 06520-8064

    United States



Adam Berkwitt is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics who specializes in Pediatric Hospital Medicine and also serves as Medical Director for the Pediatric Short Stay Inpatient Unit at the York Street Campus and Associate Program Director for the Yale Pediatric Residency Program. His educational and research interests include diagnostic decision-making/error, disparities in healthcare, neonatal abstinence syndrome and development of clinical pathways for reducing variations in care and improving overall quality and equity of care provided. Outside of work, Adam spends the majority of his time either strolling around East Rock attempting to train his unruly dog Bitsie Growler, a small French Bulldog with a serious Napoleon complex, or strumming his guitar while trying to complete his first album of original children's songs.

Education & Training

  • Residency
    Yale-New Haven Hospital (2010)
  • Internship
    Yale-New Haven Hospital (2008)
  • MD
    University of Connecticut School of Medicine (2007)
  • BA
    Hamilton College (2003)

Departments & Organizations