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  • The Breast Center
    Yale New Haven Shoreline Medical Center
    111 Goose Lane, Fl 2nd Floor
    Guilford, CT 06437

Kerin Adelson, MD

Medical Oncology, Breast Oncology
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Patient type treated
Adult
Accepting new patients
Yes
Referral required
From patients or physicians

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.

Titles

  • Associate Professor
  • Chief Quality Officer and Deputy Chief Medical Officer, Smilow Cancer Hospital

Education & Training

  • Fellowship
    Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons (2007)
  • Residency
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine (2003)
  • Internship
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine (2001)
  • MD
    Yale School of Medicine (2000)

Additional Information

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.

Titles

  • Associate Professor
  • Chief Quality Officer and Deputy Chief Medical Officer, Smilow Cancer Hospital

Education & Training

  • Fellowship
    Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons (2007)
  • Residency
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine (2003)
  • Internship
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine (2001)
  • MD
    Yale School of Medicine (2000)

Additional Information

  • The Breast Center
    Yale New Haven Shoreline Medical Center
    111 Goose Lane, Fl 2nd Floor
    Guilford, CT 06437