Kerin Bess Adelson, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Medical Oncology); Chief Quality Officer and Deputy Chief Medical Officer for Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale-New Haven

Departments & Organizations

Cancer Center, Yale: Breast Cancer Program | Cancer Prevention and Control

Office of Student Research

Subset Medical Oncology Faculty

Yale Medical Group

Biography

Dr. Adelson is a medical oncologist specializing in breast cancer and the Chief Quality Officer for the Yale Cancer Center and Smilow Cancer Hospital. Dr. Adelson graduated from Yale University School of Medicine, completed residency at Mount Sinai Medical Center and Fellowship in Hematology/Oncology at Columbia Presbyterian. She is actively involved in breast cancer clinical research and serves as an investigator on multiple clinical trials. In her Quality role, Dr. Adelson is focused on improving care coordination for all patients treated in the Smilow network, aligning care with national quality metrics, and developing models to enhance patient involvement in decisions about their cancer-care. Dr. Adelson sits on several national committees including the Southwest Oncology group Cancer Delivery Committee, the National Cancer Care Network Policy Committee and the American Society of Clinical Oncology Health Information Technology Committee.

Education & Training

MD Yale School of Medicine (2000)
Fellowship Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
Residency Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Internship Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Board Certification AB of Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology (2008)

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Contact Info

Kerin Bess Adelson, MD
Patient Care Location
Yale-New Haven Hospital
20 York Street

New Haven, CT 06510
Mailing Address
Yale Cancer Center25 York Street
PO Box 208028

New Haven, CT 06520-8028