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France Galerneau, MD, FRCS(C)

Associate Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences; Director, Across the Lifespan Mastercourse, YSM, Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences; Interim Vice Chair Medical Education, Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences; Medical Education Coordinator , Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences; Director Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency Ultrasound Rotation Curriculum , Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences; Director MFM Sub I internship , Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences; Director , Obstetrics and Gynecology; Medical Director, Yale Intec Practice Based Elective ; Interim Vice Chair for Medical Education , Obstetrics, Gynecological and Reproductive Sciences

Contact Information

France Galerneau, MD, FRCS(C)

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Mailing Address

  • Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences

    333 Cedar Street, PO Box 208063

    New Haven, CT 06511

    United States



Dr Galerneau was born and raised in Canada where she completed her medical education including a residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology and fellowship in Maternal-Fetal Medicine. After practicing perinatalogy for 12 years at University of British Columbia in Canada, she joined the MFM team at Yale University.

Her scholarly interests include: undergraduate medical education in the field of reproduction, graduate education in maternal-fetal-medicine, particularly Ob&Gyn ultrasound, obstetrical and pelvic ultrasound, prenatal diagnosis, fetal assessment and maternal complications of pregnancy.

Dr. Galerneau is very active in medical education and has experience facilitating faculty development sessions on teaching clinical reasoning. Until 2016, she directed the Reproductive Medicine Module for second-year medical students, which had the development of clinical reasoning skills as one of the major learning goals. Dr. Galerneau is also the co-director of the Across the Lifespan Master Course in the new medical school curriculum. She has published and presented internationally with Dr. Janet Hafler on clinical reasoning.

Education & Training

  • Medical Education Fellowship
    Yale University (2014)
  • Scholar
    Harvard-Macy Institute - Harvard University (2007)
  • Fellow
    Universtiy of British Columbia (1989)
  • Resident
    University of Montreal (1987)
  • MD
    University of Montreal (1982)

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
APGO excellence in Teaching AwardObstetrics and Gynecology 2017
Designated Senior Member of the AIUMAIUM2012
Teaching Award Obstetrics and Gynecology Clerkship Yale University 2007
Undergraduate Teaching Award Obstetrics and Gynecology by University of British Columbia 1992
First Prize Residents Research Awards Obstetrics and Gynecology University of Montreal 1987

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