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Basmah Safdar

Basmah Safdar, MD, FACEP

Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine; Co-Chair, Chest Pain Center

Dr. Safdar is Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine and Director of the Yale New Haven Hospital Chest Pain Center. Her interests include women’s health, including disparities in cardiovascular health and unexplained chest pain. Dr. Safdar has implemented hospital-wide protocols for the evidence-based management of acute coronary syndromes. As Director of the Chest Pain Center, she has implemented new models of care to enhance the Chest Pain Center’s adherence to practice guidelines, via streamlined protocols, electronic decision support, data analytics, and a database to track outcome measures.