New leadership

alan friedman 

Alan Friedman, MD 


Alan Friedman, MD, has been named chief medical experience officer for Yale New Haven Health. In this role, he will provide medical leadership for the patient experience and physician experience. Dr. Friedman is a professor of pediatrics (cardiology) at Yale School of Medicine and will continue to oversee the Medical Staff Professionalism Peer Review Process and CLEAR (Communication Leads to EArly Resolution) Program. He joined Yale New Haven Hospital in 1991 as a pediatric cardiology fellow and has served in a number of roles, including president of the YNHH Medical Staff, director of the Pediatric Residency Program and interim chief of Pediatric Cardiology. He was most recently medical director for Medical Affairs, YNHH. Dr. Friedman earned his medical degree from Wayne State University and completed his pediatric residency at Children's Memorial Hospital/Northwestern University in Chicago.