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Joseph Canterino, MD, MHS

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases); Medical Director for Ambulatory Infectious Diseases, Internal Medicine

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Joseph Canterino, MD, MHS

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Joe Canterino (he/him) received his bachelor's degree from Colgate University and MD from SUNY Downstate College of Medicine. He completed his Internal Medicine residency and Chief residency at Yale and stayed at Yale for his fellowship in Infectious Diseases. During his fellowship he concentrated in chronic viral infections, specifically HIV and Hepatitis C. Following fellowship he has remained at Yale on the faculty and served as Co-director of the Hepatitis C-Primary Care Clinic from 2015-2022, teaching house staff to treat HCV in a primary care setting. He currently serves as the General ID Ambulatory Medical Director. He recently completed a fellowship and masters in Medical Informatics and combines this and his ID training to improve quality of care for patients with infections and demonstrate the value of Infectious Diseases providers.

Education & Training

  • MHS
    Yale University School of Medicine (2023)
  • Fellow
    VA Connecticut Healthcare System (2023)
  • Physician Builder-Analytics
    Epic (2021)
  • Fellowship
    Yale-New Haven Hospital (2015)
  • Chief Resident
    Yale-New Haven Hospital (2013)
  • Residency
    Yale-New Haven Hospital (2012)
  • MD
    SUNY Downstate College of Medicine (2009)
  • BA
    Colgate University, Neuroscience (2004)


  • Creation and Validation of an Automated Registry for Outpatient Parenteral Antibiotics
    Waterbury, CT, United States 2023
    2023 Connecticut Infectious Diseases Society Meeting
  • Hepatitis C in 2023: Where do we go from here?
    Waterbury, CT, United States 2023
    Connecticut Infectious Diseases Society

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Johnson and Johnson Global Health Scholarship2011
John Conley Award for Excellence in Medical Ethics and HumanitiesSUNY Downstate College of Medicine2009
Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society2008

Professional Service

Musculoskeletal Infection SocietyMember2022 - Present
Infectious Diseases Society of AmericaMember of the Quality Improvement Committee of IDSA (3 year term)2021 - Present
American Medical Informatics AssociationMember2021 - Present
Infectious Diseases Society of AmericaMember2015 - Present

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