Robert Fogerty

Robert Fogerty

Associate Professor of Medicine (General Medicine); Academic Hospitalist

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Robert Fogerty, MD, MPH
Robert Fogerty



After receiving his Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Boston College, Robert L. Fogerty received his MD and MPH degrees from Northwestern University and completed training in Internal Medicine at Yale New Haven Hospital. In 2011, he joined the Yale faculty as a founding member of the Academic Hospitalist Program, where he currently is an Associate Professor and also Co-Director for the Quality Improvement & Physician Leadership Distinction. His academic interests include safety and quality of care in the inpatient setting, and cost-effective care. In his position as Director, Bed Resources for Yale New Haven Hospital, known institutionally as the “Bed Czar,” and as the Lead Physician for the Capacity Coordination Center (CCC), Dr. Fogerty leads efforts to improve efficiency in care and patient flow throughout Yale New Haven Hospital. Publications include the Journal of Hospital Medicine, JAMA Internal Medicine, and The New England Journal of Medicine. He is also the co-founder and current President of the Society of Hospital Medicine Connecticut Chapter.

Education & Training

  • MD
    Northwestern University The Feinberg School of Med (2008)
  • MPH
    Northwestern University The Feinberg School of Med (2008)
  • Internship & Residency
    Yale-New Haven Hospital

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