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Natalia Festa, MD

Postdoctoral Fellow

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Natalia Festa, MD


Natalia Festa, MD, is a physician trained in Internal Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital and Geriatrics at Yale. She is a doctoral candidate in the Yale Investigative Medicine Program, and fellow within the Yale Program on Aging and National Clinician Scholars Program. She received her undergraduate degree from Harvard College. She earned her MD and Masters in Business Administration at Stanford University. Her early career has focused on ascertainment of aging outcomes within administrative claims data.

Research interests include the ascertainment of aging outcomes within Medicare claims. Evaluating opportunities to prolong functional independence for older adults.

Education & Training

  • Postdoctoral Fellow
    Yale School of Medicine (2024)
  • Clinical Fellow
    Yale New Haven Hospital (2021)
  • Intern and Resident
    Massachusetts General Hospital (2020)
  • Chief Resident
    Newton Wellesley Hospital (Community Training Site for Massachusetts General Hospital) (2017)
  • MBA
    Stanford University (2017)
  • MD
    Stanford University (2017)
  • AB
    Harvard College (2010)


  • Board Certification
    AB of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine (2020)

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