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Yann Poncin, MD

Psychiatry, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
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Patient type treated
Accepting new patients
Referral required
Not Applicable


Dr. Poncin has administrative, leadership, and clinical responsibilities, including the Medical Directorships for the Children's Day Hospital, In-Home Intensive Child & Adolescent Psychiatric Service, and York St. Family Clinic. He formerly held Medical Directorships for the Outpatient Clinic, Children's Psychiatric Inpatient Services (aka Winnie), and the Child Psychiatric Consultation Service to the Pediatric Emergency Department for Yale New Haven Children's Hospital. Other roles have included consultation to parents and schools for educational matters, and consultation with juvenile justice and after school extended day treatment services. Dr. Poncin views the developmental course of children and adults as shaped by the interactions of biological vulnerability, individual psychology, family function, and the environment. His interest and experience are in the care of individuals and their families who present with complex psychosocial distress across multiple domains.

Specialized Terms: Child and adolescent psychiatry; Psychopharmacology; Individual therapy; Parent guidance for a range of emotional and behavioral concerns


  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Child Psychiatry
  • Clinician Educator

Education & Training

  • Fellow
    Yale Child Study Center (2006)
  • Resident
    Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (2004)
  • MD
    Temple University (2000)
    Columbia University, Premedical studies (1996)
  • BA
    University of California at Berkeley, Developmental Studies (1988)

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

Additional Information