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Ruth Weissberger, MD, FACP

Program Director Yale-Waterbury Internal Medicine Residency

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Ruth Weissberger, MD, FACP



Dr. Ruth Weissberger graduated from Brown University and Jefferson Medical College (now Sidney Kimmel Medical College), and completed her residency training in Internal Medicine and fellowship in Nephrology at St. Luke’s Hospital in New York City. A recipient of a National Health Service Corp scholarship, she worked at community health centers in Connecticut, and subsequently served as Medical Director at Fair Haven Community Health Center in New Haven, and Community Health Services in Hartford. After working in private practice and community medicine, Dr. Weissberger joined the faculty of the Hospital of Saint Raphael Internal Medicine Residency Program as a Clinician Educator in 2005, and received the Chairman’s Award for Service to Mission in 2009. She became Associate Program Director at the Yale-Waterbury Internal Medicine Residency Program in 2014, and Program Director the following year. Dr. Weissberger’s areas of interest include cross-cultural medicine, health care disparities, and creative writing by physicians. She is the author of the novel The Cure for Remembering.

Education & Training

  • MD
    Thomas Jefferson University (1983)

Professional Service

American College of Physicians, Connecticut ChapterGovernor2022 - 2023

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