Connecticut Children's Specialty Group

Senior Vice President, Quality Improvement and Patient Safety

Infectious Diseases & Immunology

Andrea Benin, MD


Education: BA, Dartmouth College, 1991

MD, Tufts University School of Medicine, 1995
Residency: Pediatrics, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, 1995-1998
Fellowship: Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Yale University School of Medicine, 2003-2006
Yale Center for Medical Informatics, Yale University School of Medicine, 2003-2005
Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, Yale University School of Medicine, 2001-2003
Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS), Respiratory Diseases Branch, Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1998-2000

Board Certifications

Pediatric Infectious Diseases

Faculty Appointment

Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Connecticut School of Medicine
Visiting Faculty Medical Informatics, Yale Center for Medical Informatics


Clinical quality and patient-safety, systems-level improvement, quality metrics and measurement, as well as general pediatric infectious diseases. Dr. Benin sits on a number of national committees regarding metrics of quality of care.

Published Research

Dr. Benin has published research in metrics of quality of care and how to measure them electronically, in quality-improvement, in viewpoints on vaccinations for both adults and pediatrics, in Legionnaires disease, and on effectiveness of certain vaccines.