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Emmy Yang, MD | Department of Medicine

Emmy Yang, MD

Emmy Yang, MD

Emmy Yang, MD


Emmy is from Atlanta and attended Yale for college where she majored in molecular biophysics and biochemistry. Emmy speaks Spanish, Portuguese, and Chinese.

As a medical student, she received a full scholarship to pursue a two-year Master of Theological Studies with a concentration in medical ethics through Duke University. Her thesis focused on “a theological exploration of time and implications on medicine and care for the elderly”. She has published in JAGS and Academic Medicine, serves as a peer tutor, volunteered as the IM clerkship representative, and continues to serve as a peer mentor for more junior students. Emmy worked as a Spanish interpreter in East Harlem during her first year of medical school. She was recognized for her outstanding patient-focused care with induction into the Gold Humanism Honorary Society.

Emmy enjoys ultimate frisbee, visiting farmer’s markets, cooking, yoga, and running in her spare time.

  • Undergraduate

    Yale University

  • Medical School

    Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai