Sakena Abedin, MD

Specialty

Pediatrics


Phone
(203) 785-3388
Telehealth Visits

Biography

Sakena Abedin, MD PhD is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Pediatrics and a Lecturer in the Program in the History of Science and Medicine.

Dr. Abedin is a practicing primary care pediatrician who sees patients at the Saint Raphael Campus of Yale-New Haven Hospital and teaches residents at the Yale Pediatric Primary Care Center. She is also a historian who studies 20th century American medicine.

Dr. Abedin’s research focuses on medicine’s encounters with the social world and the various ways in which ‘social’ problems become medicalized in clinical research and practice. Her dissertation is about the history of clinical and social science research on patient behavior, specifically, patients’ compliance with their doctor’s advice.

Her teaching interests include the history of healthcare for underserved populations and the history of racial disparities in health in the United States.

Gender

Female

Language(s)

English

Affiliated With

Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital

Locations

Yale New Haven Hospital - Saint Raphael Campus

1450 Chapel Street
New Haven, CT 06511

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Monday8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Fax
(203) 789-4037

Education & Training

Education

Washington University School of Medicine

Internship

Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia

Residency

Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia

Fellowship

Yale School of Medicine