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Celeste A. Song, M.D.

(Pronouns: she/her/hers)

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 279-4800

Administrative: (585) 279-4830

Office: (585) 279-4800

Fax: (585) 279-4745

URMFGA member of the University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group

groupAn Accountable Health Partner

assignmentNot Accepting New Patients

Faculty Appointments

Patient Care Setting

Family Medicine


Professional Background

Celeste Song, MD, MS is Associate Program Director at the University of Rochester Family Medicine Residency. She practices at Highland Family Medicine, one of the two continuity sites for the residency. She attended the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, followed by residency at the Tufts Family Medicine Residency at Cambridge Health Alliance, where she developed her interests in evidence-based medicine and medical education. After residency, she returned to Rochester, NY, for a Faculty Development Fellowship through the University of Rochester Department of Family Medicine, and a Master of Science in Health Professions Education through the University’s Warner School of Education. She coordinates outpatient precepting, leads the evidence-based medicine curriculum, and leads the medical education area of concentration for the residency. Nationally, she is a member of the American Board of Family Medicine National Journal Club Committee. On a personal level, she enjoys vegetable/flower gardening, cooking, reading, biking, yoga, and spending time with family: husband, son, cat Cricket, and miniature dachshund Beowulf.



MD | University of Rochester School of Medicine/Dentistry

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/2009 - 06/30/2011
Residency in Family Medicine at Tufts University Family Medicine Residency at CAH

07/01/2008 - 06/30/2009
Internship in Family Medicine at Tufts University Family Medicine Residency at CAH


Excellence in Teaching and Mentoring
Sponsor: University of Rochester, Department of Family Medicine
Location: Rochester, NY

Arnold P. Gold Foundation Humanism and Excellence in Teaching
Sponsor: Tufts University School of Medicine
Location: Boston, MA


Journal Articles

Song C, Porcello L, Hernadez T, Levandowski BA. "Description and Evaluation of an Evidence-Based Residency Curriculum Using the Evidence-Based Medicine Environment Survey." Family medicine.. 2022 Apr; 54(4):298-303.

Lambert DR, Davis BJ, Song C. "The Medical Education Pathway: description and early outcomes of a student-as-teacher program." Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges.. 2015 Apr; 90(4):458-61.