Thilan Wijesekera
Assistant Professor, Program of Hospital Medicine
Yale School of Medicine
New Haven CT
Thilan Wijesekera, MD, MHS

Thilan Wijesekera, MD, MHS received his medical degree from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry before completing his residency training in Yale University’s Primary Care Residency Program. He subsequently completed a General Internal Medicine Fellowship in Medical Education at Yale University School of Medicine, during which he received a Master of Health Science degree in the Medical Education Pathway. In 2018, he joined the Academic Hospitalist Program in the Yale Section of General Internal Medicine. He is active in medical education, particularly at Yale University School of Medicine, where he has roles as the Director(s) of Clinical Reasoning and Remediation. He also has a role in the Teaching and Learning Center as an Associate for Clinical Reasoning Educator Development, where he provides and collaborates on consultations, workshops, and scholarship related to teaching clinical reasoning. Dr. Wijesekera's educational interests include clinical skills, curriculum development, education and mentorship for medical students and residents. His research interests include clinical reasoning, diagnostic error, and interprofessional education with recent publications in Academic Medicine, Medical Teacher, and Journal of General Internal Medicine. He gives faculty development workshops regionally and nationally on teaching clinical reasoning and diagnostic error, on which he completed a fellowship with the Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine (2018).