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Childrens Hospital at Yale - West Pavilion
Yale New Haven Hospital
20 York Street, Ste 7th Floor
New Haven, CT 06510
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  • Childrens Hospital at Yale - West Pavilion
    Yale New Haven Hospital
    20 York Street, Ste 7th Floor
    New Haven, CT 06510
  • St. Mary's Hospital
    56 Franklin Street
    Waterbury, CT 06706

Benjamin Doolittle, MD, MA Div

General Internal Medicine, Pediatrics
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Patient type treated
Child, Adult
Accepting new patients
No
Referral required
Not Applicable
Board Certified in
Internal Medicine

Biography

Benjamin Doolittle, MD, is board-certified in internal medicine and pediatrics but primarily focuses on taking care of adults struggling with addiction and HIV. 

In addition to treating patients, Dr. Doolittle is an ordained minister, holding an MDiv (master of divinity) from Yale Divinity School, and serves a local urban congregation. He is a professor of religion and health at Yale Divinity School and a professor of general medicine and pediatrics at Yale School of Medicine. 

Dr. Doolittle’s research interests explore the relationship between medicine and spirituality, wellness, and physician burnout. Dr. Doolittle has several ongoing projects about the influence of religion on chronic disease as well as emotional coping and job stress, particularly during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Dr. Doolittle has earned many accolades during his career, including the Courage to Teach award from the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) and the Leonard Tow Humanism and Leah Lowenstein awards from Yale School of Medicine. He is also the program director of the Combined Internal Medicine/Pediatrics Residency Program at Yale New Haven Hospital. 

Titles

  • Professor of Medicine (General Medicine), Pediatrics and Divinity; Director, Int Med-Pediatrics Residency Program
  • Director, Int Med-Pediatrics Residency Program
  • Professor, Religion and Health

Education & Training

  • Resident
    Yale-New Haven Hospital (2002)
  • MD
    Yale University School of Medicine (1997)
  • MA Div
    Yale Divinity School (1994)
  • BS
    Yale University (1991)

Additional Information

Biography

Benjamin Doolittle, MD, is board-certified in internal medicine and pediatrics but primarily focuses on taking care of adults struggling with addiction and HIV. 

In addition to treating patients, Dr. Doolittle is an ordained minister, holding an MDiv (master of divinity) from Yale Divinity School, and serves a local urban congregation. He is a professor of religion and health at Yale Divinity School and a professor of general medicine and pediatrics at Yale School of Medicine. 

Dr. Doolittle’s research interests explore the relationship between medicine and spirituality, wellness, and physician burnout. Dr. Doolittle has several ongoing projects about the influence of religion on chronic disease as well as emotional coping and job stress, particularly during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Dr. Doolittle has earned many accolades during his career, including the Courage to Teach award from the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) and the Leonard Tow Humanism and Leah Lowenstein awards from Yale School of Medicine. He is also the program director of the Combined Internal Medicine/Pediatrics Residency Program at Yale New Haven Hospital. 

Titles

  • Professor of Medicine (General Medicine), Pediatrics and Divinity; Director, Int Med-Pediatrics Residency Program
  • Director, Int Med-Pediatrics Residency Program
  • Professor, Religion and Health

Education & Training

  • Resident
    Yale-New Haven Hospital (2002)
  • MD
    Yale University School of Medicine (1997)
  • MA Div
    Yale Divinity School (1994)
  • BS
    Yale University (1991)

Additional Information

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Childrens Hospital at Yale - West Pavilion
Yale New Haven Hospital
20 York Street, Ste 7th Floor
New Haven, CT 06510
1 of 2
  • Childrens Hospital at Yale - West Pavilion
    Yale New Haven Hospital
    20 York Street, Ste 7th Floor
    New Haven, CT 06510
  • St. Mary's Hospital
    56 Franklin Street
    Waterbury, CT 06706