Ursula C Brewster, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine (Nephrology); Training Program Director, Nephrology Fellowship

Contact Information

Ursula C Brewster, MD

Patient Care Locations

Mailing Address

  • Nephrology

    Boardman Building 121, 330 Cedar Street, PO Box 208029

    New Haven, CT, 06520-8029

    United States

Ursula C Brewster
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Appointments

Biography

Dr. Brewster is a clinician educator in the Department of Medicine. She did her undergraduate work at Yale college and then went to Dartmouth Medical School. Her Internal Medicine Internship and Residency was at Yale New Haven Hospital. Following this, she did her fellowship at Yale in Nephrology and stayed on as faculty in the Nephrology Section.
As a clinician-educator, Dr. Brewster's focus is primarily on the care of patients with kidney disease and on the education of the fellows and housestaff. She functions as the Program Director for the Nephrology Fellowship program and is the Firm Chief of the Peters Medical Firm, a medical house staff teaching firm dedicated to the specialized care of patients with kidney disease.
In her clinical practice, she is a general nephrologist, seeing patients with chronic kidney disease or electrolyte disturbances, but has a subspecialized interest in the care of pregnant women with underlying kidney disease or hypertension. She practices both in the outpatient Yale Nephrology clinic, as well as on the inpatient acute nephrology consultative services. She is dedicated to the care of patients with end-stage kidney disease, and so sees patients in the outpatient dialysis clinics locally - with a more focused interest on home dialysis therapies.

Education & Training

  • MD
    Dartmouth School of Medicine (1998)
  • BA
    Yale University (1994)
  • Board Certification
    AB of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine (2001, recertified: 2011)

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Recognition for Excellence in Patient Care Award (Peters Firm)Yale University Department of Internal Medicine2014
Edwin C. Cadman Teaching AwardYale Primary Care Residency Program2013

Professional Service

OrganizationRoleDate
Yale School of Medicine, Yale Physician Assistant ProgramBoard Member2014 - Present

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