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Shawn Cohen

Assistant Professor of Medicine

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Shawn Cohen



Shawn Cohen, MD, is an internal medicine and addiction medicine specialist who treats people who use substances and with substance use disorders. He predominantly works in the hospital on the Yale Addiction Medicine Consult Service (YAMCS). He strives to make the hospital a more welcoming and comfortable place for people who use drugs and meet their needs wherever they are.

Dr. Cohen is an assistant professor and clinician educator at Yale School of Medicine.

Education & Training

  • Fellow
    Yale School of Medicine (2022)
  • Resident
    University of Washington (2018)
  • MD
    New York University School of Medicine (2015)
  • BA
    Binghamton University, Chemistry (2011)


  • Board Certification
    AB of Preventive Medicine, Addiction Medicine (Preventive Medicine) (2022)

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