Susan Yussman, M.D., M.P.H.

Susan Yussman, M.D., M.P.H.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 690
Rochester, NY 14642

Appointment: (585) 275-2964

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Patient Care Bio

Susan "Shellie" Yussman, MD, MPH, board-certified in General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, cares for 12-25 year olds with a range of adolescent issues including eating disorders, weight management, contraception, STD screening/prevention, anxiety, and depression. She is the Director of the Adolescent Medicine Fellowship Program and Chief of Outpatient Clinical Adolescent Services. She also serves as the Senior Pediatrician for the Hillside Family of Agencies and is the collaborating physician for two school-based health centers in high schools within the Rochester City School District.

Awards & Honors (Local)

2010 Forty Under 40 Award | Rochester Business Journal | Rochester,NY 2010
National Leadership Conference Nominee | Academic Pediatrics Association 2008
Young Investigator Award | Ambulatory Pediatrics Association 2004
Research Development Award | Strong Children's Research Center 2004
Osher Award for best presentation in Health Science Research | International Scientific Conf. on CAM Research | Boston, MA 2002
Rose Award for Outstanding Service Excellence from Patients | Portland, OR 2000
Tim Lee Carter Award for Service | University of Louisville | Louisville, KY 1997
Israel Muss Memorial Award for Scholarliness and Humanism, | University of Louisville | Louisville, KY 1996
National Student Essay Competition, Honorable Mention | AOA 1995
Linker Human Relations Award for Voluntarism | University of Louisville | Louisville, KY 1994
Janet M. Glasgow Essay Award | American Medical Women's Association 1994
Scholarship | Southern Medical Association 1993
Bemis Traveling Scholarship to Europe | Research in London, England 1992
Mortarboard National Senior Honorary | Washington University | St. Louis, MO 1992 - 1993
Junior Leadership Honorary | Chimes, Washington University | St. Louis, MO 1991 - 1992
Golden Key National Honor Society | Washington University | St. Louis, MO 1990 - 1992
Belding Alumni Scholarship | Washington University | St. Louis, MO 1989 - 1983

Current Appointments

Associate Professor - Department of Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine (SMD) - Primary
Associate Professor - Center for Community Health


Adolescent Medicine - American Board of Pediatrics
Pediatrics - American Board of Pediatrics


MPH | Public Health | University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry2003
MD | Medicine | University of Louisville School of Medicine1997
BA | English Literature | Washington University1993

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Fellowship in Adolescent Medicine at University of Rochester Medical Center07/01/2000 - 06/30/2003
Residency in Pediatrics at Oregon Health Sciences University School of Med07/01/1998 - 06/30/2000
Internship in Pediatrics at Oregon Health Sciences University Hospital07/01/1997 - 06/30/1998