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Danise Schiliro, MD

Associate Program Director for Inpatient Education, Waterbury Hospital

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Danise Schiliro, MD



Dr. Danise Schiliro graduated from New York University School of Medicine and completed her residency training and chief residency at the New York University Internal Medicine Residency Program. She subsequently became an Associate Program Director for the internal medicine residency program at New York University and a member of the inpatient teaching faculty at Bellevue Hospital Center. She served in these roles from 2008 until 2014 when she moved with her family to Connecticut and joined the teaching faculty of the Yale-Waterbury Internal Medicine Residency Program. In 2015 she became the firm chief of Waterbury Hospital with the Yale-Waterbury Internal Medicine Residency Program, and she was the recipient of the Teacher of the Year Award for the 2014-2015 academic year. In addition to working and learning with internal medicine residents, she enjoys her role as a teacher and mentor for medical students from University of Connecticut and Quinnipiac University Schools of Medicine. Her academic interests include substance use disorders and handover of patient care and transition of care from the inpatient to outpatient settings. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband, two young sons and French Bulldog and rooting for her beloved New York Yankees.

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  • MD
    New York University School of Medicine (2004)

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