Yann B Poncin, MD, BA

Assistant Professor in the Child Study Center; Clinician Educator

Departments & Organizations

Child Study Center: Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Training Program | Emergency Services | In-Home Programs | Inpatient Child Psychiatry | Partial Hospital Program

Faculty Research

Yale Medicine

Office of Cooperative Research


Dr. Poncin has administrative, leadership, and clinical responsibilities for home-based services, including In-Home Intensive Child & Adolescent Psychiatric Service, Multidimensional Family Therapy, and York St. Family Clinic. He formerly held Medical Directorships for the Outpatient Clinic, Children's Psychiatric Inpatient Service (aka Wini), and the Child Psychiatric Consultation Service to the Pediatric Emergency Department for Yale-New Haven Children's Hospital. Other roles have included consultation to parents and schools for educational matters, and consultation with juvenile justice and extended day treatment services. Dr. Poncin views the developmental course of children and adults as shaped by the interactions over time of biological vulnerability, individual psychology, family function, and the environment. His interest and experience are in the care of individuals and their families who present with complex psychosocial distress across multiple domains.

Specialized Terms: Child and adolescent psychiatry; Psychopharmacology; Individual therapy; Parent guidance for a range of emotional and behavioral concerns

Education & Training

MD Temple University (2000)
BACH OTHER Columbia University, Premedical studies (1996)
BA University of California at Berkeley, Developmental Studies (1988)
Fellow Yale Child Study Center
Resident Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Board Certification AB of Psychiatry & Neurology, Psychiatry (2005, recertified: 2015)
Board Certification AB of Psychiatry & Neurology, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry (2006, recertified: 2016)

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Contact Info

Yann B Poncin, MD, BA
Patient Care Location
Yale Child Study Center 98 York Street
New Haven, CT 06511
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Mailing Address
Child Study CenterPO Box 207900
230 South Frontage Road

New Haven, CT 06520-7900