Daren Anderson, MD

Departments & Organizations

General Internal Medicine

School of Public Health

Biography

Dr. Daren Anderson is a general internist who has worked in safety net practices for his entire career. Dr. Anderson is the Director of the Weitzman Institute, a research and innovations center dedicated to improving primary care for underserved populations, based in Middletown, CT.  The Weitzman Institute is engaged in research aimed at improving primary care delivery and reducing inequality in healthcare with a principal focus in the areas of health disparities, telehealth, and pain and opioid abuse treatment in primary care.  Weitzman quality improvement and education staff lead a range of initiatives focused on practice transformation and workforce development. In addition, Dr. Anderson is VP/Chief Quality Officer of Community Health Center, Inc., a large, multisite community health center providing primary care to over 145,000 medically underserved patients across Connecticut.

Dr. Anderson obtained his undergraduate degree at Harvard College and his medical degree from the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. He completed his residency training in internal medicine at Yale-New Haven Hospital. 

Education & Training

MD Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons (1995)
AB Harvard College, Chemistry (1990)
Internship/Residency Yale-New Haven Hospital

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