ACGME Program

The Yale\VA Clinical Informatics Fellowship program (director Prof. Shiffman and Associate Director Prof. Brandt) has been accredited by ACGME. Designed for Board-certified/Board-eligible physicians, this program emphasizes pragmatic and operational aspects of informatics focusing on electronic health records, clinical decision support, data management, and quality improvement and patient safety. The program will complement the academically research-oriented NLM and VA fellowship programs. 

Contact Information

Applicant should contact

Eligibility & Application

Applicants for the Clinical Informatics fellowship should have a doctoral degree (e.g., an MD or DO) and be board-certified or board-eligible in their primary specialty. Applicants should also have a desire to pursue a career based, in whole or in part, in Clinical Informatics.  Experience with computer programming is valuable.

The Clinical Informatics fellowship is a 2-year experience. Fellows may enroll for a MHS degree. 

We ask all applicants to send us:

  • the Common Application form (click here)
  • a Curriculum Vitae
  • a one- or two-page description of their experience and career objectives. 

We also require three letters of reference. Applications from women and minorities are encouraged.

We are currently accepting applications for fellowships beginning July 1, 2017. The deadline for completed applications is October 15, 2016. The admissions committee will review completed applications and then selected candidates will be invited for interviews in late October or November, 2016.

Please complete the application form, sign, save to your local hard drive, and email to