Melissa Hazen | Education
New Haven, CT
Melissa Hazen | Professional History
Dr. Hazen is a graduate of Harvard University and the Yale School of Medicine and completed her pediatric residency and rheumatology fellowship training at the Boston Children's Hospital where she has remained on faculty as a pediatric Division of General Pediatrics and rheumatology attending. Dr. Hazen's clinical practice is devoted to the care of complex patients, including hospitalized children and children with immune-mediated illness. She is the co-founder and co-director of a multidisciplinary clinic, the MAID clinic, devoted the the care of and improving the understanding of children with monogenic immune dysregulatory syndromes. She is the director of quality improvement for the Rheumatology Program and is the site PI for a national pediatric rheumatology quality improvement collaborative, PR-COIN. She is interested in the intersection of pediatric Division of General Pediatrics, rheumatology, and quality improvement, and she has co-developed clinical practice guidelines for the care of patients with rheumatic disease (eg HLH/MAS, KD, FUO) for use by hospitalists and sub-specialists.