Jodi Sherman, MD

Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and of Epidemiology (Environmental Health Sciences); Director of Sustainability, Dept. of Anesthesiology; Associate Professor of Epidemiology, Environmental Health Sciences; Affiliated Faculty, Climate Change and Health Initiative, School of Public Health

Departments & Organizations

Anesthesiology: Perioperative & Adult Anesthesiology

School of Public Health: Climate Change and Health | Environmental Health Sciences

Yale Medicine

Office of Cooperative Research


Jodi Sherman is Associate Professor of Anesthesiology at Yale School of Medicine, and Associate Professor of Epidemiology in Environmental Health Sciences and Affiliate Faculty of the Climate Change and Health Initiative at the Yale School of Public Health, and Director of Sustainability in Anesthesiology at Yale-New Haven Hospital.  Dr. Sherman is an internationally recognized researcher in the emerging field of sustainability in clinical care.  Her research interest is in life cycle assessment (LCA) of environmental emissions, human health impacts, and economic impacts of drugs, devices, clinical care pathways, and health systems. Her work seeks to establish sustainability metrics, paired with health outcomes and costs, to help guide clinical decision-making and professional behaviors toward more ecologically sustainable practices to improve the quality, safety and value of clinical care and to protect public health. Dr. Sherman routinely collaborates with environmental engineers, epidemiologists, toxicologists, health economists, health administrators, health professionals, and sustainability professionals. Dr. Sherman is Founding Director of the Yale Center for the Advancement of Environmental Sustainability in Healthcare.

Education & Training

MD SUNY Downstate College of Medicine (2002)
Resident Stanford University
Fellow, T-32 Research University California, San Francisco
Intern Columbia University
Board Certification AB of Anesthesiology, Anesthesiology (2010)

Honors & Recognition

  • Certificate of Outstanding Recognition for SustainabilityOffice of Sustainability (2015)

  • Environmental and public health impacts of anesthesia alternativesAnesthesia Patient Safety Foundation (2015)

Professional Service

  • Yale-New Haven Hospital (2011 - Present) Chair, Perioperative Green Team

  • American Society of Anesthesiologists (2010 - Present) Co-Chair, Environmental Task Force (since 2016)

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Contact Info

Jodi Sherman, MD
Patient Care Location
Yale AnesthesiologyYale New Haven Hospital
20 York Street

New Haven, CT 06510
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Mailing Address
Anesthesiology333 Cedar Street
New Haven, CT 06520