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Katherine C. McKenzie, MD, FACP

Internal Medicine
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Patient type treated
Adult
Accepting new patients
No
Referral required
From physicians only
Board Certified in
Internal Medicine

Biography

Katherine McKenzie, MD, practices general internal medicine at the Cornell Scott Hill Health and is the director of the Yale Center for Asylum Medicine (YCAM). YCAM faculty perform medical forensic evaluations of individuals seeking asylum. She is also a faculty member of the Yale Refugee Program. 

She and her colleagues document physical and psychological scars related to persecution they have experienced in their home countries and write affidavits that outline these findings for use in immigration court. 

Eager to expand these services nationwide, Dr. McKenzie was a part of the team in 2021 that launched the Society of Asylum Medicine (SAM). She also edited “Asylum Medicine: A Clinician’s Guide,” a first-of-its-kind text that was published in 2022. 

Dr. McKenzie is an assistant professor of medicine (general medicine) at Yale School of Medicine. 

Titles

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine (General Medicine)
  • Director, Yale Center for Asylum Medicine, Internal Medicine

Education & Training

  • Intern and Resident
    University Hospital, Boston, MA (1995)
  • MD
    Boston University School of Medicine (1992)
  • MD
    Georgetown University School of Medicine (1989)
  • BA
    University of Colorado at Boulder (1987)

Additional Information

Biography

Katherine McKenzie, MD, practices general internal medicine at the Cornell Scott Hill Health and is the director of the Yale Center for Asylum Medicine (YCAM). YCAM faculty perform medical forensic evaluations of individuals seeking asylum. She is also a faculty member of the Yale Refugee Program. 

She and her colleagues document physical and psychological scars related to persecution they have experienced in their home countries and write affidavits that outline these findings for use in immigration court. 

Eager to expand these services nationwide, Dr. McKenzie was a part of the team in 2021 that launched the Society of Asylum Medicine (SAM). She also edited “Asylum Medicine: A Clinician’s Guide,” a first-of-its-kind text that was published in 2022. 

Dr. McKenzie is an assistant professor of medicine (general medicine) at Yale School of Medicine. 

Titles

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine (General Medicine)
  • Director, Yale Center for Asylum Medicine, Internal Medicine

Education & Training

  • Intern and Resident
    University Hospital, Boston, MA (1995)
  • MD
    Boston University School of Medicine (1992)
  • MD
    Georgetown University School of Medicine (1989)
  • BA
    University of Colorado at Boulder (1987)

Additional Information

Cornell Scott Hill Health
150 Sargent Drive
New Haven, CT 06511