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Kirsten Bechtel, MD, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, New Haven, CT, Yale-New Haven Hospital

KirstenABechtelMD

Pediatric Emergency Medicine New Haven, CT

Associate Professor, Pediatrics, Yale University School of Medicine

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Education & Training

  • St Christopher's Hospital for Children
    St Christopher's Hospital for ChildrenResidency, Pediatrics, 1991 - 1994
  • Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
    Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical SchoolClass of 1991
  • Brown UniversityA.B., 1982 - 1986

Certifications & Licensure

  • CT State Medical License
    CT State Medical License 1999 - 2022
  • NJ State Medical License
    NJ State Medical License 1998 - 1999
  • PA State Medical License
    PA State Medical License 1993 - 2000
  • American Board of Pediatrics Pediatrics
  • American Board of Pediatrics Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Seton Elm-Ivy Award Yale University Office of New Haven Affairs, 2015
  • Guest Speaker: Keeping Babies Safe in CT Nurturing Families Network-Yale-New Haven Hospital Annual Dinner, 2014
  • Partner's Award Children in Placement, 2010
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Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Barriers and Facilitators to Detecting Child Abuse and Neglect in General Emergency Departments  
    Tiyyagura G. Gawel M. Koziel J. Asnes AG. Bechtel K, Annals of Emergency Medicine, 1/1/2015
  • The Incidence of Pedestrian Distraction at Urban Intersections after Implementation of a Pedestrian Safety Campaign  
    Violano P. Roney L. Bechtel K, Injury Epidemiology, 1/1/2015
  • Recognizing Victims of Human Trafficking in the Emergency Department  
    Becker H. Bechtel K., Pediatric Emergency Care, 1/1/2015
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Books/Book Chapters

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Abstracts/Posters

  • "Use of the Pediatric Trauma Score to Triage Severity of Childhood Injury"
    Kirsten A. Bechtel, MD, Eastern Society for Pediatric Research Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, 1/23/2014
  • "Impact of a SANE Program on the Evaluation of Sexual Assault in a Pediatric Emergency Department"
    Kirsten A. Bechtel, MD, Society for Pediatric Research/Pediatric Academic Society Annual Meeting, Toronto, ON, 1/5/2007
  • "Caregiver Knowledge of Shaken Baby Syndrome in an Urban Primary Care Center"
    Kirsten A. Bechtel, MD, Society for Pediatric Research/Pediatric Academic Society Annual Meeting, Toronto, ON, 1/5/2007
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Lectures

  • "Sexually Transmitted Infections in Children: When to worry" 
    New Haven, CT, 2006-2014 - 1/27/2015
  • "Come Together for Traffic Safety" 
    Washington, DC - 1/20/2015
  • "History of Traffic Safety at Yale University" 
    Washington, DC - 1/20/2015
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Other

Press Mentions

  • Preventable Tragedies: Dozens of Connecticut Babies Lost Each Year to Unsafe Sleep
    Preventable Tragedies: Dozens of Connecticut Babies Lost Each Year to Unsafe SleepNovember 4th, 2019
  • Dr. Kirsten Bechtel Give Tips for Baby Safety Month
    Dr. Kirsten Bechtel Give Tips for Baby Safety MonthSeptember 16th, 2019
  • Apparently People Are Trying to Vacuum Period Blood Out of Their Vaginas so Their Aunt Flow Ends Early
    Apparently People Are Trying to Vacuum Period Blood Out of Their Vaginas so Their Aunt Flow Ends EarlyJune 7th, 2019
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