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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

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Jodi Sherman, MD

Patient Care Location

Mailing Address

  • Anesthesiology

    333 Cedar Street

    New Haven, CT, 06520

    United States

Jodi Sherman
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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 Healthcare Environmental Sustainability.

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

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Certificate of Outstanding Recognition for SustainabilityOffice of Sustainability2015
Environmental and public health impacts of anesthesia alternativesAnesthesia Patient Safety Foundation2015

Professional Service

American Society of AnesthesiologistsOccupational Health Committee2019 - Present
American Society of AnesthesiologistsEquipment & Facilities2017 - Present
Yale-New Haven HospitalChair, Perioperative Sustainability Team2011 - Present
American Society of AnesthesiologistsCo-Chair, Environmental Task Force (since 2016)2010 - Present

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