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Auguste Fortin VI

Professor Emeritus



I am a general internist in the clnician-educator track at Yale School of Medicine. I graduated from Brandeis University, Tufts University School of Medicine and trained in Primary Care Internal Medicine at New York University/Bellevue Hospital. I did a fellowship in General Internal Medicine at Johns Hopkins University and obtained a Masters in Public Health there.

My professional interests include doctor-patient communication, the psychosocial aspects of medical care, meaning in medicine, resident wellness, mindfulness and medical education.

Education & Training

  • MPH
    Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health (1993)
  • MD
    Tufts University (1985)
  • BA
    Brandeis University (1981)

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
FACHAcademy of Communication in Healthcare2018
MACPAmerican College of Physicians2018

Professional Service

Academy of Communication in HealthcarePast president2016 - 2017
Academy of Communication in HealthcarePresident2016
Academy on Communication in HealthcareBoard of Directors2014 - 2018

Departments & Organizations