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Kathleen Akgün

Associate Professor Term; Associate Program Director, Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine Fellowship, Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine; Director, Yale School of Medicine Affiliated Hospitals Program, General Internal Medicine; Director, Medical Intensive Care Unit, VA CT Healthcare System, Medicine

Contact Information

Kathleen Akgün, MD, MS, BS

Patient Care Locations

Office Location

  • The Anlyan Center
    300 Cedar Street, Ste S441
    New Haven, CT, 06519

Mailing Address

  • PO Box 208057, 300 Cedar Street

    New Haven, CT, 06520-8057

    United States

Kathleen Akgün
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Education & Training

  • MS
    Yale Graduate School of Public Health, Chronic Diseases and Epidemiology (2014)
  • MD
    University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (2001)
  • BS
    Rutgers University (1997)
  • Fellow
    Yale University
  • Resident Physician
    Yale-New Haven Hospital
  • Intern Physician
    Yale-New Haven Hospital
  • Board Certification
    AB of Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease (2007, recertified: 2017)
  • Board Certification
    AB of Internal Medicine, Critical Care Medicine (Internal Medicine) (2008, recertified: 2018)
  • Board Certification
    AB of Internal Medicine, Hospice & Palliative Medicine (2012)

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Chair, ATS Ad Hoc Committee on Cannabis Research Policy DevelopmentAmerican Thoracic Society (ATS)2019
Invited Member, ATS Ad Hoc Task Force to Review Code of Conduct PolicyAmerican Thoracic Society (ATS)2018
Vice Chair, ATS Ethics and Conflicts of Interest CommitteeAmerican Thoracic Society (ATS)2018
ATS Emerging Leaders ProgramAmerican Thoracic Society (ATS)2017
Chair, Life-Sustaining Treatment Initiative Task CareVA-Connecticut Healthcare System2017

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