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Eunice Yuen, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and in the Child Study Center

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Eunice Yuen, MD, PhD

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Eunice integrates her clinical training and research work in a Bio-Psycho-Social-Cultural framework. Her research in children mental health covers from basic science on genetics and neurobiology to community-based advocacy, education and intervention. Acculturative stress, a form of psychosocial stressor that experienced by most immigrants, negatively impacts children and families in our society. Eunice is the founder and director of Yale Compassionate Home, Action Together (CHATogether), a culturally- and family-oriented program using drama vignettes as educational tools to promote emotional wellness in Asian-American children, young adults, and parents.

Education & Training

  • MD
    State University of New York at Buffalo, Medicine (2015)
  • PhD
    State University at New York at Buffalo, Neuroscience (2006)


  • Board Certification
    AB of Psychiatry & Neurology, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry (2021)
  • Board Certification
    AB of Psychiatry & Neurology, Psychiatry (2020)

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
AACAP Psychodynamic Faculty Initiative (PsyFI) Mentorship AwardAmerican Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP)2024
AACAP Rieger Psychodynamic Psychotherapy AwardAmerican Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP)2024
Yale Psychiatry Residents Association Faculty Diversity AwardYale Department of Psychiatry2023
Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation Medical Educational President GrantJosiah Macy Jr. Foundation2023
Yale New Haven Health System Innovation Award (Hospital Innovation Track)Yale New Haven Health2022
The AAPI trauma healing program: learning cultural literacy, emotional and relational health through child-parent theater grantAmerican Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP)2022
The OpEd Project: Public Voices FellowshipThe OpEd Project2022
APA Research Colloquium for Junior Psychiatrist (Health Disparities and Health Services)American Psychiatric Association2021
John E. Schowalter Chief Resident AwardYale Child Study Center2021
American Psychiatric Association SAMHSA Minority Fellowship AwardsAmerican Psychiatric Association (APA)2020
Group for Advancement of Psychiatry (GAP) fellowship Group for Advancemet of Psychiatry2019
PRMS-Endowed Fellowship for Child PsychiatryPRMS2019

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