Heather Collette, MD, MHS is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Yale School of Medicine and practices as a pediatric hospitalist at Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital in Connecticut. She staffs at Yale’s academic and community hospital sites with clinical experience in neonatal resuscitation, newborn nursery, and inpatient pediatric medicine.
She holds a master’s degree in medical education with expertise in engaging learners using technology. She is the associate director for the pediatric hospital medicine fellowship at Yale.
Dr. Collette serves as a co-chair of the American Academy of Pediatrics Community Pediatric Hospital Medicine Finance Committee and co-directs the Documentation Optimization, Coding and Compliance Committee for Yale’s Department of Pediatrics. She has been recognized as an expert in pediatric hospital medicine billing and coding and has lectured nationally on this topic. Her passion for medical billing is rooted in helping departments seek appropriate monetary reimbursement to support the important resources patients need to heal.