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William Sledge, MD

George D. and Esther S. Gross Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry


Dr. Sledge has served in a variety of roles within Psychiatry as well as Yale University. Within Psychiatry, he was Clinical Director of the Connecticut Mental Health Center until he moved in 1996 to the Medical Directorship of Psychiatry at Yale New Haven Hospital. From 1995 to 2005, he was also Master of Calhoun College and participated in a variety of administrative roles in Yale College including Chair of the Council of Masters. He is a psychoanalyst as well as a health services investigator and innovator of clinical services.

Education & Training

  • Resident
    Yale University School of Medicine (1975)
  • Resident
    Philadelphia General Hospital/University of Pennsylvania (1972)
  • MD
    Baylor University (1971)


  • Board Certification
    AB of Psychiatry & Neurology, Psychiatry (1976)

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