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Dillon Schafer, MD

Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology; Associate Director for Simulation, Anesthesiology

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Dillon Schafer, MD



Dr. Schafer received his anesthesiology training at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, where he served as chief resident during his final year of training. He graduated in 2022 and joined Yale as an assistant professor of anesthesiology. His special interests include the environmental impact of anesthesia and medical simulation. He serves as the Associate Director for Simulation in Anesthesiology.

Education & Training

  • Resident
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (2022)
  • MD
    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine (2018)
  • BA
    Washington University in St. Louis, Biology (2014)


  • Board Certification
    AB of Anesthesiology, Anesthesiology (2023)

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Paul G Barash Faculty Award for Excellence in Education and LeadershipYale Department of Anesthesiology 2023

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