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Allister Hirschman, PA

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Allister Hirschman, PA



Allister Hirschman PA-C is a physician assistant (PA) and a member of the Yale New Haven Hospital Surgical Float team, where he provides care for patients across surgical subspecialties. Allister's full-time employment with YNHH started in 2008 in the Adult Emergency Department, where he was named Employee of the Month (two times). During the Covid19 response, he provided coverage for ED and Hospitalist colleagues and was recognized with APPlause and Great Catch awards.

A member of the Management Team of the Dean's Advisory Council on LGBTQI+ Affairs at the Yale School of Medicine, Allister also serves on the DAC's Clinical Care Working Group. He is a core member of the Women's and Gender Health Resident Education Program at Yale Medicine and has provided LGBTQ health education to students, residents, faculty, and staff throughout YNHHS. His clinical interests include addressing healthcare disparities, gender-affirming surgery, considerations of the patient experience, and healthcare provider wellness.

In his free time, Allister hangs out in Westville with his dog, Batman

Education & Training

  • PA
    Long Island University (2008)


  • Board Certification
    National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants, Physician Assistant - Medical (2008)

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
APPlause AwardYNHH2021
Great Catch AwardYNHH2020
Adult Emergency Department Employee of the MonthYNHH AED2014
Adult Emergency Department Employee of the MonthYNHH AED2010

Professional Service

Women's and Gender Health ProgramMember2021 - Present
Dean's Advisory Council on LGBTQI+ Affairs, Yale School of MedicineWe strive to be the organization to champion intersectional advocacy, social justice, community building, and health equity of LGBTQI+ people at and served by the Yale School of Medicine and Yale New Haven Hospital while serving as a resource on these topics.2018 - Present

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