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Dana Dunne, MD, MHS

Associate Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases); GME Director, Educator Development, Department of Medicine; Associate, Teaching and Learning Center; Director, Internal Medicine Clerkship, Internal Medicine Clerkship; Associate Chair for Education and Academic Affairs, Internal Medicine

Contact Information

Dana Dunne, MD, MHS

Patient Care Locations

Mailing Address

  • Infectious Diseases

    PO Box 208056, 333 Cedar Street

    New Haven, CT, 06520-8056

    United States



Dr. Dunne has spent the majority of her career focusing on the care of patients with sexually transmitted diseases and on the education of clinicians who also care for these patients. She is a founding and core faculty member for the Yale Primary Care HIV Training Track.

Dr Dunne also enjoys medical education and faculty development. She has been the Inpatient Internal Medicine Clerkship Director since 2011 and and spends a good portion of her time on educator development projects for GME and UME.

Education & Training

  • MHS
    Yale School of Medicine, Medical Education (2020)
  • Fellow
    Yale School of Medicine (1992)
  • Chief Resident
    Yale School of Medicine (1990)
  • Resident
    Yale-New Haven Hospital (1989)
  • MD
    SUNY Downstate Medical Center (1986)
  • BA
    University of Washington, Zoology (1981)

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Fred Kantor, MD award for Outstanding Clinical TeachingTraditional Internal Medicine Residency Program2019
Edwin C Cadman, MD Award for Outstanding Clinical TeachingYale Primary Care Residency Program2019
Charles W. Bohmfalk Prize for teaching in the clinical sciencesYale School of Medicine2019
The Stephen Huot award for Dedication and ExcellenceYale School of Medicine Primary Care Program2016
Francis Gillman Blake AwardYale School of Medicine2013
Didactic Instruction AwardYale School of Medicine- Physician Associate Program2011

Professional Service

SIMPLE (now Aquifer)Case Editor- Knee Pain SIMPLE case2013 - 2014
Advisory Board for the Ratelle STD Prevention Training Center, CDCinput for educational programming across NE2011 - 2018
Sexually Transmitted DiseasesReviewer2010 - Present
CDC/CCUD/NCHHSTPexternal reviewer CDC Ready-to-use STD Curriculum Module- Vaginitis Module2009 - 2010

Departments & Organizations