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Kamisha Byas, MD

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Kamisha Byas, MD

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Biography

Dr. Kamisha Byas completed her internship and residency at Yale School of Medicine and Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital, before completing a fellowship in Global Health at the University of Utah in 2022.

In 2016, Dr. Byas was recognized by the Gold Humanism Honor Society (GHHS) at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine. The GHHS recognizes students, residents and faculty who are exemplars of compassionate patient care and who serve as role models, mentors, and leaders in medicine. The award defines humanism in healthcare through 3 elements: compassion, collaboration, and scientific excellence. During her time at University of Connecticut School of Medicine she was also recognized with The Connecticut Children’s Medical Center Chair’s Award in Education and won 1st Place at the Continuous Quality Improvement Research Project Symposium.

In her free time, Dr. Byas enjoys spending time with close friends and family at home, cooking and baking. She looks forward to working on local advocacy opportunities and connecting with the New Haven community.

Education & Training

  • Fellowship
    University of Utah (2022)
  • Residency
    Yale-New Haven Children’s Hospital (2020)
  • Internship
    Yale-New Haven Children’s Hospital (2018)
  • MD
    University of Connecticut School of Medicine (2017)

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