YSM Leadership & Administration

The School of Medicine is led by Dean Robert J. Alpern, M.D., who reports to the president of the university. The dean is advised by deputy deans for academic and scientific affairs, clinical affairs, education, and finance and administration. Associate and assistant deans, along with the heads of departments, help oversee the large and complex enterprise that is the medical school, with 1,474 ladder faculty, 1,223 students and 3,404 staff employees.

YSM Leadership

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Peter Salovey, PhD

President of the University

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Benjamin Polak, PhD

Provost of the University

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Robert J Alpern, MD

Dean of the School of Medicine

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Paul D Cleary, PhD

Dean of the School of Public Health

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Cynthia L. Walker, CPA

Deputy Dean for Finance and Administration

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Richard Belitsky, MD

Deputy Dean for Education

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Paul Taheri, MD, MBA

Deputy Dean for Clinical Affairs and CEO, Yale Medical Group

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Carolyn Walch Slayman, PhD

Deputy Dean for Academic and Scientific Affairs

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Linda C Mayes, MD

Special Adviser to the Dean

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YSM Administration

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Laura R Ment, MD

Associate Dean for Admissions and Financial Aid

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Ruth R Montgomery, PhD

Associate Dean for Scientific Affairs

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Melinda Mary Pettigrew, PhD

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, School of Public Health

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Michael L Schwartz, PhD

Associate Dean for Curriculum

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Robert Stanley Sherwin, MD

Associate Dean for Clinical and Translational Sciences

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Richard Alan Silverman

Director, Office of Admissions

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Geraldine Sullivan

Director of Employee Relations

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Terri L Tolson

Registrar for Student Affairs

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Charles Turner

Associate Vice President for Development

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Ronald J. Vender, MD

Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs

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Merle Waxman

Associate Dean and Ombudsperson, YSM Title IX Coordinator