Yvette E. Yatchmink, MD

Fellowship Associate Program Director, Division of Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics, Hasbro Children’s Hospital

Yvette Yatchmink, MD, PhD, is clinical director of Lifespan developmental behavioral pediatrics at Hasbro Children’s Hospital and a professor of pediatrics at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University.

She completed her medical degree at Cornell University Medical College. She completed a residency in pediatrics at Massachusetts General Hospital and a fellowship in developmental and behavioral pediatrics at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center. Dr. Yatchmink holds both a master’s degree and doctorate in developmental psychology from the University of Michigan. 

Her primary clinical and research interests include children with complex developmental and health care needs, autism spectrum disorders, neonatal outcomes, and Rhode Island policies for children with special health care needs.

Previously, she served as associate medical director for the Massachusetts Division of Medical Assistance (Medicaid), where she was actively involved in statewide policy.

She is a member of the Society for Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, the International Society for Autism Research, and is on the editorial board of Pediatrics, an official journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics. 



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  • Medical School:  Cornell University Medical College
  • Residency:  Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Fellowship:  University of Massachusetts Medical School