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Eleanor Reid, MD, MSc

Assistant Professor; Associate Medical Director, Yale Shoreline Emergency Department

Contact Information

Eleanor Reid, MD, MSc

Mailing Address

  • 464 Congress Ave

    New Haven, CT 06519

    United States


Dr. Reid specializes in Emergency Medicine and Global health, with a focus on global palliative care. Her research is centered on defining the conditions and the context that make palliative care an essential, cost-efficient yet missing component of care in humanitarian and low-resource settings. She is currently the Principal Investigator of a randomized controlled trial of early palliative care in Ethiopia and is collaborating with international partners on other projects at the intersection of palliative care and Emergency Medicine in East Africa.

Dr. Reid is an Assistant Professor in the Yale University Department of Emergency Medicine. She is a graduate of Brown University, received her MD from Albany Medical College, and completed her emergency medicine residency at the Harvard Affiliated Emergency Medicine Residency at Brigham and Women's and Massachusetts General Hospitals. Dr. Reid is a graduate of Yale's Global Health and International Emergency Medicine Fellowship and received her MSc from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. Dr. Reid holds a faculty appointment in the Yale University School of Medicine and is affiliate faculty of the Yale Institute for Global Health.

Education & Training

  • Fellow
    Yale (2017)
  • MSc
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (2016)
  • Resident Physician
    Harvard Affiliated Emergency Medicine Residency (2015)
  • Intern
    Brigham & Women's Hospital (2012)
  • MD
    Albany Medical College (2011)
  • BA
    Brown University (2000)


  • Palliative Care Research and Implementation
    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia 2016
  • Emergency Medicine Development
    Kampala, Uganda 2015

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