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Jeanette Tetrault

MD, FACP, FASAM
Professor of Medicine (General Medicine); Program Director, Addiction Medicine Fellowship, Internal Medicine; Co-Director, Addiction Recovery Clinic: Chronic Disease Management/Residency Education Clinic, St. Raphael's Campus, Internal Medicine; Academic Advisor, Office of Student Affairs; Associate Director for Education and Training, Program in Addiction Medicine, Internal Medicine; Vice-chief for Education, General Internal Medicine

Contact Information

Jeanette Tetrault, MD, FACP, FASAM

Patient Care Locations

Mailing Address

  • General Internal Medicine

    367 Cedar Street

    New Haven, CT 06520

    United States

Appointments

Biography

Dr. Tetrault is a Professor of Medicine and Public Health, Vice-chief for Education for the Section of General Internal Medicine, Associate Director for the Program in Addiction Medicine, and Program Director for Addiction Medicine Fellowship at Yale School of Medicine. Her scholarly work focuses on care of patients with addiction and the medical conditions associated with substance use, mainly HIV and Hepatitis C. Dr. Tetrault is a staff physician at the Central Medical Unit of the APT Foundation – a multispecialty addiction treatment center. She has been recognized for her teaching accomplishments being awarded the New England Regional Society of General Internal Medicine (SGIM) Clinician Educator of the Year Award in 2013, The W. Anderson Spickard Award for Excellence in Mentorship by the Association of Multidisciplinary Education and Research in Substance use and Addiction (AMSERSA) in 2018, and the American Society of Addiction Medicine Training Directors Award in 2021. She serves as president of the American College of Academic Addiction Medicine and is a past-president of the New England Region of SGIM. In 2017, she was recognized as a Macy Foundation Faculty Scholar.

Education & Training

  • Ambulatory Care Fellow
    West Haven VA Hospital (2007)
  • Chief Resident
    Yale School of Medicine (2005)
  • Medical Intern and Resident
    Yale School of Medicine (2004)
  • MD
    Boston University School of Medicine (2001)
  • BA
    Boston University, Biology (1997)

Activities

  • The Role of the Addiction Medicine Specialist in the ED
    Washington, DC, United States 2019
    "The Role of the Addiction Medicine Specialist in the ED"
  • Breaking Badness: The Internist's Role in Addiction Medicine
    Waterbury, CT, United States 2019
    "Breaking Badness: The Internist's Role in Addiction Medicine
  • Keys to setting up a successful Addiction Medicine Fellowship Program
    Orlando, FL, United States 2019
    “Keys to setting up a successful Addiction Medicine Fellowship Program.”
  • Achieving HCV Elimination in the US: Next steps
    Orlando, FL, United States 2019
    “Achieving HCV Elimination in the US: Next steps.”
  • Bridging the Gap: Development of an interprofessional workshop on taking a substance use history
    Boston, MA, United States 2019
    Bridging the Gap: Development of an interprofessional workshop on taking a substance use history
  • Opportunities and Barriers: Education and training to expand treatment
    Washington, DC, United States 2018
    Opportunities and Barriers: Education and training to expand treatment.”
  • Developing a policy agenda to ameliorate barriers and increase access to opioid agonist treatment workshop. Work group member
    New York, NY, United States 2018
    Developing a policy agenda to ameliorate barriers and increase access to opioid agonist treatment workshop. Work group member
  • Breaking Badness: The HIV Provider’s Role in Caring for Patients with Substance Use
    San Francisco, CA, United States 2018
    Breaking badness: The HIV provider’s role in caring for patients with substance use
  • Medication Assisted Treatment Waiver Training. MAT Trainer
    Hartford, CT, United States 2018
    Medication Assisted Treatment Waiver Training. MAT Trainer
  • Approaches to substance use across the spectrum: from SBIRT to medication treatment
    Hartford, CT, United States 2018
    Approaches to substance use across the spectrum: from SBIRT to medication treatment
  • Marijuana: Clearing the Smoke on Clinical and Policy Issues
    Beverly, MA, United States 2018
    Marijuana: Clearing the Smoke on Clinical and Policy Issues
  • Contraception Use and Risk of Unintended Pregnancy among Women Enrolling in Methadone Maintenance Treatment Program
    San Diego, CA, United States 2018
    Contraception Use and Risk of Unintended Pregnancy among Women Enrolling in Methadone Maintenance Treatment Program
  • Addiction Medicine and Psychiatry Co-visits in an Opioid Treatment Program
    San Francisco, CA, United States 2018
    Addiction Medicine and Psychiatry Co-visits in an Opioid Treatment Program
  • Harm reduction and opioid overdose training with naloxone for medical students in the clerkship years
    Denver, CO, United States 2018
    Harm reduction and opioid overdose training with naloxone for medical students in the clerkship years
  • Care in the Face of the Opioid Epidemic: How Teaching Hospitals are Reaching Underserved Communities
    Washington, DC, United States 2017
    Care in the Face of the Opioid Epidemic: How Teaching Hospitals are Reaching Underserved Communities
  • Treatment of opioid use disorder in patients with chronic pain
    New Canaan, CT, United States 2017
    Treatment of opioid use disorder in patients with chronic pain
  • Marijuana: Clearing the Smoke on Clinical and Policy Issues
    Beverly, MA, United States 2017
    Marijuana: Clearing the Smoke on Clinical and Policy Issues
  • Addicted babies and dirty addicts: Can we get in the habit of cleaning up our language?
    New Haven, CT, United States 2017
    Addicted babies and dirty addicts: Can we get in the habit of cleaning up our language?
  • Screening and Treatment for Hepatitis C among People Who Use Drugs
    New Orleans, LA, United States 2017
    Screening and Treatment for Hepatitis C among People Who Use Drugs.
  • Development of the Yale Addiction Medicine Collaborative: An Inter-professional health student addiction medicine interest group
    Washington, DC, United States 2017
    Development of the Yale Addiction Medicine Collaborative: An Inter-professional health student addiction medicine interest group
  • It takes a village: Implementation of substance use screening in school-based health centers
    Washington, DC, United States 2017
    It takes a village: Implementation of substance use screening in school based health centers
  • Substance use disorders in hospitalized patients with cirrhosis
    New Orleans, LA, United States 2017
    Substance use disorders in hospitalized patients with cirrhosis
  • Marijuana: Clearing the Smoke on Clinical and Policy Issues
    Harwich, MA, United States 2016
    Marijuana: Clearing the Smoke on Clinical and Policy Issues
  • Training in Addiction Medicine: Possibilities in Vietnam
    Hanoi, Hanoi, Vietnam 2016
    Training in Addiction Medicine: Possibilities in Vietnam
  • Training in Addiction Medicine: The U.S. Experience
    Hanoi, Hanoi, Vietnam 2016
    Training in Addiction Medicine: The U.S. Experience
  • Small Group Teaching
    Boston, MA, United States 2016
    Small Group Teaching
  • Outcomes of a multispecialty graduate medical education curriculum on Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment for alcohol and other drug use
    Washington, DC, United States 2016
    Outcomes of a multispecialty graduate medical education curriculum on Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment for alcohol and other drug use.
  • Outcomes of a multispecialty graduate medical education curriculum on Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment for alcohol and other drug use
    Hollywood, FL, United States 2016
    Outcomes of a multispecialty graduate medical education curriculum on Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment for alcohol and other drug use
  • Why Are So Many Suboxone Patients Buying the Drug on the Street?
    New Haven, CT, United States 2016
    Why Are So Many Suboxone Patients Buying the Drug on the Street?
  • Small Group Teaching
    New Haven, CT, United States 2016
    Small Group Teaching
  • Office management of Opioid Use Disorder
    Rockville, MD, United States 2016
    Office management of Opioid Use Disorder
  • Cannabinoids
    Rockville, MD, United States 2016
    Cannabinoids
  • Outpatient management of opioid use disorder
    Southington, CT, United States 2015
    Outpatient management of opioid use disorder
  • Marijuana: Clearing the Smoke on Clinical and Policy Issues
    Harwich, MA, United States 2015
    Marijuana: Clearing the Smoke on Clinical and Policy Issues
  • Involvement of nursing and other professions in alcohol screening and brief intervention: A critical review
    Atlanta, GA, United States 2015
    Involvement of nursing and other professions in alcohol screening and brief intervention: A critical review
  • Substance Use and Abuse Multiple Small Feedings of the Mind
    Boston, MA, United States 2015
    Substance Use and Abuse Multiple Small Feedings of the Mind
  • The Addiction Recovery Clinic: A novel primary-care based approach to teaching Addiction Medicine
    Washington, DC, United States 2015
    The Addiction Recovery Clinic: A novel primary-care based approach to teaching Addiction Medicine
  • Enhanced uptake of Hepatitis C Treatment in an Opioid Treatment Program
    Austin, TX, United States 2015
    Enhanced uptake of Hepatitis C Treatment in an Opioid Treatment Program
  • Enhanced uptake of Hepatitis C Treatment in an Opioid Treatment Program
    Washington, DC, United States 2015
    Enhanced uptake of Hepatitis C Treatment in an Opioid Treatment Program
  • Marijuana clinical and policy issues
    Providence, RI, United States 2015
    Marijuana clinical and policy issues
  • Medication Assisted Treatment of Hepatitis C, HIV and Opioid Use Disorder
    Providence, RI, United States 2015
    Medication Assisted Treatment of Hepatitis C, HIV and Opioid Use Disorder
  • Small Group Teaching
    Boston, MA, United States 2015
    Small Group Teaching
  • For every ill there may be a pill: Treating substance use disorders with medication
    Orlando, FL, United States 2014
    For every ill there may be a pill: Treating substance use disorders with medication
  • Marijuana: Clearing the Smoke on Clinical and Policy Issues
    Harwich, MA, United States 2014
    Marijuana: Clearing the Smoke on Clinical and Policy Issues
  • Marijuana: What every physician needs to know
    Harwich, MA, United States 2013
    Marijuana: What every physician needs to know
  • Use and safety of buprenorphine in HIV-infected and uninfected opioid dependent patients
    Denver, CO, United States 2013
    Use and safety of buprenorphine in HIV-infected and uninfected opioid dependent patients
  • Update in Addiction Medicine for the Generalist
    Phoenix, AZ, United States 2013
    Update in Addiction Medicine for the Generalist
  • Actual causes of death among patients enrolled in a methadone maintenance program
    Philadelphia, PA, United States 2013
    Actual causes of death among patients enrolled in a methadone maintenance program
  • Screening Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) Program
    Albany, NY, United States 2011
    Screening Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) Program
  • Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment in the Emergency Department
    Albany, NY, United States 2011
    Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment in the Emergency Department
  • Introduction to Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment
    Albany, NY, United States 2011
    Introduction to Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment.
  • Buprenorphine and Medical Co-Morbidities
    Washington, DC, United States 2011
    Buprenorphine and Medical Co-Morbidities
  • Knowledge, skills and attitudes regarding identification and management of substance use among residents
    Arlington, VA, United States 2011
    Knowledge, skills and attitudes regarding identification and management of substance use among residents
  • Skills, attitudes, and training experiences regarding chronic pain management among residents
    Arlington, VA, United States 2011
    Skills, attitudes, and training experiences regarding chronic pain management among residents
  • Brief versus extended counseling for HIV clinic-based buprenorphine treatment of opioid dependence: Project BRIGHT
    Phoenix, AZ, United States 2011
    Skills, attitudes, and training experiences regarding chronic pain management among residents
  • Developing and Implementing a Multispecialty Graduate Medical Education Curriculum on Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT)
    Bethesda, MD, United States 2010
    Developing and Implementing a Multi-specialty Graduate medical Education Curriculum on Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT)
  • HIV transmission risk behaviors and antiretroviral resistance among HIV-infected patients on opioid agonist treatment
    Scottsdale, AZ, United States 2010
    HIV transmission risk behaviors and antiretroviral resistance among HIV-infected patients on opioid agonist treatment
  • Hepatic safety and antiretroviral effectiveness in HIV-infected patients receiving naltrexone
    Scottsdale, AZ, United States 2010
    Hepatic safety and antiretroviral effectiveness in HIV-infected patients receiving naltrexone
  • Addiction update for the generalist
    Minneapolis, MN, United States 2010
    Addiction update for the generalist
  • HIV transmission risk behaviors and antiretroviral resistance among HIV-infected patients on opioid agonist treatment
    Minneapolis, MN, United States 2010
    HIV transmission risk behaviors and antiretroviral resistance among HIV-infected patients on opioid agonist treatment.”
  • Hepatic safety and antiretroviral effectiveness in HIV-infected patients receiving naltrexone
    Minneapolis, MN, United States 2010
    Hepatic safety and antiretroviral effectiveness in HIV-infected patients receiving naltrexone
  • Hepatitis C Treatment in People with Opioid Dependence
    New York, NY, United States 2009
    Hepatitis C Treatment in People with Opioid Dependence
  • Prescription Drug Abuse
    Verona, NY, United States 2008
    Prescription Drug Abuse
  • Substance use in patients with sexually transmitted diseases: Results from a national survey
    San Juan, San Juan, Puerto Rico 2008
    Substance use in patients with sexually transmitted diseases: Results from a national survey
  • Substance use in patients with sexually transmitted diseases: Results from a national survey
    Pittsburgh, PA, United States 2008
    Substance use in patients with sexually transmitted diseases: Results from a national survey
  • Medical co-morbidities of substance abuse, Clinical Management, Special Populations
    Orlando, FL, United States 2007
    Medical co-morbidities of substance abuse, Clinical Management, Special Populations
  • Medical co-morbidities of substance abuse, Clinical Management, Special Populations
    Orlando, FL, United States 2007
    Medical co-morbidities of substance abuse, Clinical Management, Special Populations
  • Quality of reporting of multivariable methods in the general medical literature
    Toronto, ON, Canada 2007
    Quality of reporting of multivariable methods in the general medical literature
  • Factors associated with the abuse of prescription opioids in women: Results of a national survey
    Scottsdale, AZ, United States 2006
    Factors associated with the abuse of prescription opioids in women: Results of a national survey
  • Support and training of chief residents in management skills and conflict resolution
    Philadelphia, PA, United States 2006
    Support and training of chief residents in management skills and conflict resolution
  • Effects of marijuana on pulmonary function: a systematic review
    Los Angeles, CA, United States 2006
    Effects of marijuana on pulmonary function: a systematic review
  • Risk factors associated with abuse of prescription opioids in women: results of a national survey
    Los Angeles, CA, United States 2006
    Risk factors associated with abuse of prescription opioids in women: results of a national survey

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Annual Training Directors AwardAmerican Society of Addiction Medicine2021
Elected as President ElectAmerican College of Academic Addiction Medicine2019
Awarded W. Anderson Spickard Excellence in Mentorship AwardAssociation for Medical Education and Research in Substance Use and Addiction2018
Recognized Macy Foundation Faculty ScholarMacy Foundation2017
Elected as Milestones Committee ChairThe Addiction Medicine Foundation2017
Elected PresidentSociety of General Internal Medicine, New England Region2014
Clinician Educator of the YearSociety of General Internal Medicine-New England Regional Award for Excellence2013
George Thornton Community Teacher of the Year AwardYale School of Medicine Primary Care Internal Medicine Residency Program2011
Selected as Co-chair Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drug Use Interest GroupSociety of General Internal Medicine2011
Loan Repayment Award RecipientNational Institute of Health2011
Certified as an HIV SpecialistAmerican Academy of HIV Medicine2010
Selected as Invited FellowAmerican College of Physicians2010
Selected as a Hamolsky Award Finalist for Outstanding Junior Investigator Oral Abstract Presentation33rd Annual Society of General Internal Medicine Meeting, Minneapolis, MN2010
Best Research Abstract in Women's MedicineSociety of General Internal Medicine Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, CA2006
Selected as Chief Medical ResidentYale University Primary Care Internal Medicine Residency Program2004
Job E. Fuchs Scholarship Award for Humanism in MedicineBoston University School of Medicine2001
Phi Beta KapaBoston University1997

Professional Service

OrganizationRoleDate
American College of Academic Addiction MedicinePresident2022 - Present
Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education, Independent Grant Review CommitteeServed as grant reviewer for REMS Program Companies that make and market opioids to provide commercial support to accredited continuing education for healthcare teams to promote safe prescribing and help combat the opioid crisis.2021
Data Safety Monitoring Board, University of WashingtonServe as Independent Safety Monitor for NIDA Funded R34 (PI Judith Tsui, MD; University of Washington) pilot study of community pharmacy model for treating people who inject drugs who are infected with Hepatitis C2020 - 2022
American College of Academic Addiction MedicinePresident-elect2019 - 2022
American College of Academic Addiction MedicineChair, ACGME Milestones subcommittee2019 - Present
Harvard Macy InstituteApproach to Assessment in Health Professions Education. Course Participant.2019 - Present
Principles of Addiction Medicine Textbook 7th EditionAssociate Editor2019 - Present
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) Clinical Trials Network Subthreshold Opioid Use Disorder Intervention WorkgroupServed as consultant to Clinical Trials Network panel for intervention development2018
Yale University/VA Connecticut Healthcare System ServiceMember, The Committee on the Status of Women in Medicine2018 - Present
Harvard Macy InstituteProgram for Educators in Health Professions. Course participant.2018 - Present
American College of Academic Addiction MedicinePresident-elect2017 - Present
Addiction Medicine Fellowship Program Director’s AssociationMember2016 - 2018
Addiction Medicine Fellowship Program Director’s AssociationChair2016 - 2018
Yale University/VA Connecticut Healthcare System ServiceFaculty Evaluation Committee, Member2016 - 2017
Society of General Internal MedicinePast-president, New England Region2016
Medical Disorders and Complications of Addiction for Principles of Addiction Medicine Textbook, 6th EditionReviewer2016
Yale University/VA Connecticut Healthcare System ServiceCo-chair, Addiction Medicine curriculum committee for Yale School of Medicine2016 - Present
Yale School of MedicineStanford Faculty Development Course for Clinical Teaching2016 - Present
Society of General Internal MedicinePresident, New England Region2015
Society of General Internal MedicinePresident elect, New England Region2014
Society of General Internal Medicine35th Annual Meeting, Chair, Mental Health and Substance Abuse Abstract Review Committee2013
American Society of Addiction MedicinePlanning Committee Chair, Fundamentals of Addiction Medicine Course2013
Yale University/VA Connecticut Healthcare System ServiceIntern Selection Committee, Core Faculty Member HIV Training Track, Yale Primary Care Program2013 - Present
American Society of Addiction MedicineCourse vice-chair, Fundamentals of Addiction Medicine Course2013 - Present
American Society of Addiction MedicineContinuing Medical Education Committee member2013 - Present
American Society of Addiction Medicine2012 - Present
Association for Medical Education and Research in Substance AbuseMember2012 - Present
Society of General Internal Medicine34th Annual Meeting Chair, Mental Health and Substance Abuse Workshop Review Committee2012
Addiction Treatment in Medical Settings, Journal of Substance Abuse TreatmentGuest Editor for Special Issue: Addiction Treatment in Medical Settings, Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment2012
Medical Disorders and Complications of Addiction, for Principles of Addiction Medicine Textbook, 5th EditionAssociate Editor2012
Providers Clinical Support System (PCSS)Providers Clinical Support System-Opioids Member, Steering Committee2012 - Present
Society of General Internal MedicineSubstance Abuse Interest Group2011 - 2014
Society of General Internal MedicineAlcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug Use Interest Group, Co-chair2011 - 2018
Yale University/VA Connecticut Healthcare System ServiceIntern Selection Committee, Yale University Traditional Residency Program2011 - 2013
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) Clinical Decision Support Working GroupExpert panel to establish Clinical Decision Support for implementation of Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment for Drug Use Disorders in Primary Care2011
Yale University/VA Connecticut Healthcare System ServiceVeterans Aging Cohort Study (VACS), Member, Liver Disease Core2010 - 2016
Society of General Internal Medicine33rd Annual Meeting, Mental Health and Substance Abuse Scientific Abstract Review Committee2010 - Present
Providers Clinical Support System (PCSS)Providers Clinical Support System: Buprenorphine Mentor2010 - Present
Intern Selection CommitteeInterview new applicants to Yale Primary Care Internal Medicine Residency Program2009 - Present
American College of PhysiciansConnecticut Chapter Council of Young Physicians2009 - 2014
Alcohol, Other Drugs and Health: Current EvidenceAssociate Editor2009 - 2020
American College of PhysiciansConnecticut Council of Young Physicians, Co-chair2008 - 2013
American College of PhysiciansConnecticut Governor’s Council, Member2008 - 2013
American College of PhysiciansConnecticut Health and Public Policy Committee, Member2008 - Present
Reviewer for Addiction, Annals of Internal Medicine, Archives of General Psychiatry, BioMed Central: Medical Education, Clinical Medicine: Gastroenterology, Drug and Alcohol Dependence, Journal of Addiction Medicine, Journal of American Medical Association,Journal of General Internal Medicine, Journal of Managed Care, Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, Substance AbuseReviewer2005 - Present
Society of General Internal MedicineSubstance Abuse Interest Group, Member2004 - 2011
Society of General Internal MedicineHIV/AIDS Task Force, Member2004 - Present
Society of General Internal MedicinePain Medicine Interest Group, Member2004 - Present
Yale University/VA Connecticut Healthcare System ServiceIntern Selection Committee, Yale University Primary Care Internal Medicine Residency Program2004 - Present

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