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Stefanie Gillson, MD

Psychiatry Resident

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Stefanie Gillson, MD


Dr. Stefanie Gillson is a Public Psychiatry Fellow and Chief Resident of Diversity and Inclusion at the Yale Department of Psychiatry. She is an American Psychiatric Association SAMHSA Minority Fellow and a Institute Scholar at the Johns Hopkins Center for American Indian Healthwhere she focuses on developing community based initiatives to address mental health disparities among Native Americans through a historical and contemporary lens. She is a member of the Association of American Indian Physicians where she actively recruits native youth into the medical field.

Aside from her work with Native communities, she is a co-founder of the Women’s Mental Health Conference at Yale and the Yale Women’s Housestaff Association.

Dr. Gillson graduated from the University of Minnesota- Duluth campus where her education was focused on rural and Native American health. She is planning on pursuing a Child and Adolescent Fellowship.

Education & Training

  • MD
    University of Minnesota (2017)
  • BS
    University of Minnesota (2013)

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Public Psychiatry Fellow2020
SAMHSA Minority Fellow2019
Institute ScholarJohns Hopkins Center for American Indian Health2019

Professional Service

Council on Minority Mental Health and Health Disparities, American Psychiatric AssociationMember2019 - Present
The Women's Mental Health Conference at YaleFounding Member2019 - Present
Yale Women's Housestaff OrganizationCo-President2019 - Present

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