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Amy Ahasic


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Amy Ahasic, MD, MPH, FCCP

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Amy M. Ahasic, MD, MPH, has been a member of the Pulmonary and Critical Care faculty since 2010. In outpatient practice, Dr. Ahasic has specialized in occupational lung disease, bronchiectasis, and general pulmonary disease. She currently precepts our PCCSM fellows in their continuity clinic. In the inpatient setting, she specializes in adult critical care including acute lung injury and sepsis. Dr. Ahasic is board-certified in occupational and environmental medicine, pulmonary medicine, and critical care medicine.

Dr. Ahasic earned her undergraduate degree from Yale University with a major in the History of Science and Medicine. She received her MD from the Yale School of Medicine. Dr. Ahasic completed both an internship and residency in internal medicine at Yale-New Haven Hospital where she was also a chief resident. She went on to complete training in occupational and environmental medicine at the Harvard School of Public Health where she also received her Masters in Public Health. Dr. Ahasic completed fellowship training in pulmonary and critical care medicine in the Harvard Combined Fellowship Program, training at Massachusetts General Hospital, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and Beth-Israel Deaconess Medical Center.

Dr. Ahasic’s clinical research focuses on obesity in critically ill patients. She has received research awards from the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, the Massachusetts Thoracic Society, and the Respiratory Disease Young Investigators’ Forum. Dr. Ahasic is currently funded by the American Heart Association to study metabolic and obesity-related pathways in acute lung injury, and by the Yale Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Center to study the relationship between obesity and adipose dysfunction, and the development of delirium in the ICU.

Education & Training

  • Fellow
    Harvard Combined Program (MGH, BWH, and BIDMC) (2010)
  • Fellow
    Harvard School of Public Health (2006)
  • MPH
    Harvard School of Public Health (2005)
  • Chief Residency
    Yale-New Haven Hospital (2004)
  • Internship and Residency
    Yale-New Haven Hospital (2003)
  • MD
    Yale University School of Medicine (2000)
  • BA
    Yale University (1996)

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