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Kenneth Morford, MD, FASAM

Assistant Professor; Program Director, Collaborative Behavioral Health & Addiction Medicine in Primary Care (CHAMP), General Internal Medicine; Associate Program Director, Yale Addiction Medicine Fellowship Program, Program in Addiction Medicine

Appointments

Biography

Kenneth Morford, MD is an Assistant Professor and clinician educator at Yale School of Medicine. He trained as a general internist in the Yale Primary Care Residency Program, served as a chief resident, and then completed addiction medicine fellowship at Yale. He provides primary care and addiction treatment at a community-based opioid treatment program, and also cares for patients on the addiction medicine consult service at Yale New Haven Hospital. He directs a HRSA-funded interprofessional addiction training program, called CHAMP, and serves as an associate program director for the Yale Addiction Medicine Fellowship Program. He is passionate about medical education, interprofessional collaboration, substance use disorders research, and integrating addiction medicine into primary care.

Education & Training

  • Postdoctoral Associate
    Yale School of Medicine (2019)
  • Clinical Fellow
    Yale University School of Medicine (2018)
  • Chief Resident
    Yale Internal Medicine Primary Care Program (2017)
  • Resident
    Yale Internal Medicine Primary Care Program (2016)
  • Intern
    Yale New Haven Hospital (2014)
  • MD
    George Washington University School of Medicine (2013)
  • BA
    Vassar College, Neuroscience and Behavior, Correlate in Art (2006)

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Medical Education Day Recognition of Excellence Award (Poster Presentation)Yale School of Medicine2022
ACES Advancement of Clinician-Educator ScholarshipArea Cooperative Educational Services (ACES) Faculty Development Program2022
Charles W. Bohmfalk Teaching Award in Clinical Sciences (Nominee)Yale School of Medicine2021
Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award (Nominee)Yale School of Medicine2021
TEACH Certificate ProgramSociety of General Internal Medicine (SGIM)2020
AMERSA Travel Grant AwardAssociation for Multidisciplinary Education and Research in Substance Use and Addiction (AMERSA)2018
ASAM First Prize Award, 7th Annual Annual American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) EducationalAmerican Society of Addiction Medicine, Connecticut Chapter2018
ASAM Scholarship Recipient 2018Ruth Fox Memorial Endowment Fund, American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM)2018
Power Day Resident AwardYale University School of Medicine2017
RAMS Scholar 2017-2019National Institute of Drug Abuse, Research in Addiction Medicine (RAMS) Program2017
Johnson & Johnson Global Health Scholar, Yale/Stanford UniversityYale School of Medicine2016
SGIM Innovations in Clinical Practice Poster Presentation WinnerSociety of General Internal Medicine (SGIM), Northeast Regional Conference2016
ASAM First Prize Award, 3rd Annual American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) EducationalAmerican Society of Addiction Medicine, Connecticut Chapter2014

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