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Physician Liaison Program

Our Physician Liaison Program is designed to support our referring providers communication and collaboration with our doctors and their staff.

Our Liaisons are available to:

  • Connect you with Yale Medicine’s specialists
  • Provide information and education on new programs and services
  • Assist in the resolution of service-related issues
  • Connect you to the Yale Center for Clinical Investigation, which provides support and services for participating in clinical research

We invite you to take advantage of this program to learn more about our services, discuss your clinical needs and share ideas for future collaborations. Your partnership enables us to continue to improve the services we provide to you and your patients.

Reach out to one of our Physician Liaisons today

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Loren A. Van Ostrand
Physician Liaison
Service area: New Haven county, Central Connecticut, and Eastern Connecticut

Loren joined Yale Medicine as a Physician Liaison in 2014. In her former roles at Hartford Healthcare and Georgetown University Hospital, Loren worked extensively in developing strategies to enhance physician relations and communication between physicians and hospitals. Loren has a Bachelor’s degree in Communication Management from the University of Dayton in Ohio.

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Danielle K. Goncalves, MBA
Physician Liaison
Service area: Fairfield county and Western Connecticut

Danielle joined Yale Medicine as a Physician Liaison in 2018. In her former role at Yale New Haven Health, Danielle developed strong working relationships with medical providers, clinical support staff and marketing professionals. These connections allow Danielle to foster new relationships and educate community referring physicians and their staff on Yale Medicine specialties. Danielle holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Davenport in Michigan and a Bachelor’s degree in Business and Marketing from Northwood University in Michigan.

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Stephanie Weirsman
Physician Liaison, Yale Medicine Pathology
Service area: Connecticut

Stephanie joined Yale as a Physician Liaison in 2016. In her previous role, as a Marketing Coordinator for Yale New Haven Health, Stephanie worked to develop and implement a marketing brand campaign for the community physician practice, which included a new website and physician referral call center. Stephanie has a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics from Albertus Magnus College.