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Benjamin Doolittle, MD, MA Div

Professor of Medicine (General Medicine), Pediatrics and Divinity; Director, Int Med-Pediatrics Residency Program; Director, Int Med-Pediatrics Residency Program; Professor, Religion and Health

Contact Information

Benjamin Doolittle, MD, MA Div

Mailing Address

  • General Internal Medicine

    PO Box 208056, 333 Cedar Street

    New Haven, CT 06520-8056

    United States

Extensive Research Description

I am interested in the interface between medicine and spirituality, wellness and burnout, as well as medical education and primary care. I have several on-going projects about emotional coping and job stress, as well as the influence of religion on chronic disease.


Research Interests

Burnout, Professional; Urban Health; Spirituality

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Selected Publications

  • Doolittle B, Moriarty J, Asnes A, Siegel M, Huot S. Post-interview communication after the APDIM recommendations,Connecticut Medicine, 2019;83(10):499-502
  • Doolittle B, The correlation of neighborhood safety and behaviors upon pediatric obesity in an urban populationAnnals for Pediatric and Child Health 2015;3(2): 1039.
  • Doolittle B, Lessons learned from my BMW and Ayn RandThe Christian Century, 2015;132(6):27.
  • Burnout, compassion fatigue, and job satisfaction among hospital chaplains: a systematic reviewResearch in the Social Scientific Study of Religion, 2015; 26, 180-197
  • Talwalkar J, Scholand S, Doolitle B, Ginger as an adjunctive treatment for cyclic vomiting syndrome, Alternative and Complementary TherapiesAlternative and Complementary Therapies, 2013;19(2):94-97
  • Doolittle B, Physician Burnout, Burnout-New Research, (Doolittle, editor),Nova Publishing, Hauppauge, NY, November 2013
  • Doolittle, B, Burnout and Coping Among Parish Based ClergyMental Health, Religion, and Culture, 2007 ; 10(1):31-38.