Dr. Gielissen earned her medical degree at the University of Chicago – Pritzker School of Medicine before completing her Internal Medicine / Pediatrics training at Yale New Haven Hospital. Dr. Gielissen then completed the General Internal Medicine Medical Education Fellowship and Master’s Degree focused on Medical Education (MHS-Med Ed) in 2018. She previously served as the Ambulatory Associate Program Director for the Yale Traditional Internal Medicine Program, as Associate Clerkship Director for the Internal Medicine Clerkship, and directed the Yale Pediatrics Clinician-Educator Track (PCET) and Yale Internal Medicine Clinician-Educator Distinction (CED). In 2019, she joined as a co-editor of the Yale Office-Based Medicine (YOBM), an ambulatory curriculum used at over 300 programs across the country.

Dr. Gielissen is one of the core faculty in the SGIM MedEd Scholarship Faculty Development Program, a one-year program designed to help junior faculty develop skills to complete and publish their educational work.

Dr. Gielissen’s scholarship focuses on Entrustable Professional Activities (EPAs) as a form of assessment in both the Undergraduate and Graduate Medical Education space. Much of her work has qualitatively characterized Entrustment Decision-Making. She also performs scholarship on developing teaching and research skills in clinician-educators.

Job Title

Assistant Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics


Emory School of Medicine