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Carolyn D'Ambrosio

MS, MD, FCCP
Vice Chief for Fellowship Training, Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine

Contact Information

Carolyn D'Ambrosio, MS, MD, FCCP

Patient Care Location

Mailing Address

  • Yale School of Medicine

    333 Cedar St, suite 441

    New Haven, Connecticut 06510

    United States

Biography

Dr. Carolyn M. D’Ambrosio is the Vice Chief for Fellowship Training in the Section of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine here at Yale University School of Medicine. Prior to coming back to Yale she was the Program Director for the Harvard-Brigham and Women’s Hospital Fellowship in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine and Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. She has been awarded Best Teacher from both medical students and residents during her years on Faculty and received a Distinguished Teaching Award from the Pulmonary Division at Tufts Medical Center prior to her departure from there. Most recently she was awarded the Pillar Award for Educational Program Leadership, the top award for program directors throughout the Mass General Brigham institutions. She has consistently been named one of Boston’s Best Doctors for the past several years. Nationally, she has received numerous Distinguished CHEST Educator awards from the American College of Chest Physicians and is a member of the Board of Trustees for the CHEST Foundation. In addition to teaching and clinical work, Dr. D’Ambrosio has conducted research on Sleep and Menopause, Sleep and Breathing in Infants, and participated as the sleep medicine expert in two systemic reviews on home sleep apnea testing and fixed versus auto-titrating CPAP. She recently co-authored a book "Comfort the Kid!" on infant sleep and parent bonding.

Education & Training

  • Fellow
    Yale University School of Medicine (1999)
  • Chief Resident
    University of Rochester, Strong Memorial Hospital (1995)
  • resident
    University of Rochester, Strong Memorial Hospital (1994)
  • Intern
    University of Rochester, Strong Memorial Hospital (1992)
  • MD
    George Washington University (1991)
  • MS
    George Washington University (1988)
  • BA
    Cornell University (1985)

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
FellowAmerican Academy of Sleep Medicine2021
Research Honor SocietySigma Xi2021
William T. Gill FellowshipGeorge Washington University School of Medicine2021
Distinguished CHEST Educator AwardAmerican College of CHEST Physicians2021
Distinguished CHEST EducatorAmerican College of CHEST Physicians2020
PIllar Award for Educational Program LeadershipMass General Brigham Organization2020
Distinguished CHEST EducatorAmerican College of CHEST Physicians2019
Distinguished CHEST EducatorAmerican College of CHEST Physicians2018
Distinguished CHEST EducatorAmerican College of CHEST Physicians2017
Distinguished Teaching AwardTufts Medical Center Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine Division2014
Best LecturerTufts University School of Medicine2012
Best LecturerTufts University School of Medicine2011
Notable Teaching AwardTufts University School of Medicine2008
Best of ATS SymposiumAmerican Thoracic Society2006
Teacher of the YearTufts Medical Center Internal Medicine Residency Program2004
FellowAmerican College of CHEST Physicians2003

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