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Shannon Mazur, DO, MA

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry

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Shannon Mazur, DO, MA

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Shannon Mazur, DO, MA, completed her psychiatry fellowship in Consultation-Liaison Medicine at Yale, and is an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry in the Section of Psychological Medicine. Dr. Mazur received her medical degree from Midwestern University in Chicago, IL, and completed her psychiatry residency training at the University of Massachusetts Medical School – Baystate Medical Center. Prior to medical school, Dr. Mazur obtained a Master’s degree in Applied Philosophy and Biomedical Ethics from Loyola University of Chicago. Following graduation, she taught ethics at several local Chicago universities. During this time, she was significantly involved in a Chicago-based hospice organization which served as the foundation for Dr. Mazur’s interest in providing compassionate care to patients affected by cancer and blood diseases.

In 2020, Dr. Mazur received the William Webb Fellowship award within the Academy of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry (ACLP). It is one of the highest honors bestowed upon a trainee by the Academy. She serves as a Co-chair for the ACLP Bioethics Special Interest Group and is a member of the Standards and Ethics Committee of ACLP. Dr. Mazur is a member of the Yale New Haven Hospital Adult Ethics Committee. Her research has focused on end-of-life care, bioethics, and decision-making capacity.

Education & Training

  • Psychiatry Resident
    UMMS - Baystate Medical Center (2020)
  • DO
    Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine (2016)
  • MA
    Loyola University of Chicago, Applied Philosophy/Medical Ethics (2007)
  • BS
    Loyola Marymount University, Biology (2004)

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