Elizabeth S. Yellen, MD

Assistant Professor, Pediatrics

Elizabeth Yellen
850 Harrison Ave


Elizabeth Yellen, MD is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at BUSM and practicing Pediatric Cardiologist. She is a graduate of Harvard College and George Washington University School of Medicine, where she was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha honor society. She completed her general pediatrics residency in the Boston Combined Residency Program at Boston Medical Center and Boston Children’s Hospital. She remained at Boston Children’s for fellowship training in Pediatric Cardiology and senior fellowship in Pediatric Cardiac Imaging. She then was recruited as faculty at BU and has continued to attend in the Children’s Preventive Cardiology Program, where she participates in quality improvement initiatives and research. Yellen currently serves as the Associate Pediatric Clerkship Director. She also serves as a field specific advisor and mentor for students interested in a career in Pediatrics. She joined the Office of Academic Affairs as Assistant Dean on November 1st in 2017. She focuses both on clinical site development for medical students and faculty development.

Other Positions

  • Assistant Dean, Office of Academic Affairs, Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine


  • George Washington University School of Medicine, MD
  • Harvard University, AB


  • Published on 7/2/2019

    Hartz JC, Yellen E, Baker A, Zachariah J, Ryan H, Griggs SS, K Desai N, Yanumula R, Vinci S, Brantley C, Bachman J, McAuliffe E, Gauvreau K, Mendelson M, de Ferranti S. The relationship between payer type and lipid outcomes in response to clinical lifestyle interventions in youth with dyslipidemia. BMC Pediatr. 2019 07 02; 19(1):217. PMID: 31266458.

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  • Published on 2/1/2019

    Desai NK, Mendelson MM, Baker A, Ryan HH, Griggs S, Boghani M, Yellen E, Buckley L, Gillman MW, Zachariah JP, Graham D, Jonas MM, de Ferranti SD. Hepatotoxicity of Statins as Determined by Serum Alanine Aminotransferase in a Pediatric Cohort With Dyslipidemia. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2019 02; 68(2):175-181. PMID: 30334928.

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  • Published on 3/29/2017

    Johnson PK, Mendelson MM, Baker A, Ryan HH, Warren S, Graham D, Griggs SS, Desai NK, Yellen E, Buckley L, Zachariah JP, de Ferranti SD. Statin-Associated Myopathy in a Pediatric Preventive Cardiology Practice. J Pediatr. 2017 Jun; 185:94-98.e1. PMID: 28365026.

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  • Published on 8/31/2016

    Mendelson MM, Regh T, Chan J, Baker A, Ryan HH, Palumbo N, Johnson PK, Griggs S, Boghani M, Desai NK, Yellen E, Buckley L, Gillman MW, Zachariah JP, Graham D, de Ferranti SD. Correlates of Achieving Statin Therapy Goals in Children and Adolescents with Dyslipidemia. J Pediatr. 2016 Nov; 178:149-155.e9. PMID: 27592099.

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  • Published on 1/25/2010

    Yellen ES, Gauvreau K, Takahashi M, Burns JC, Shulman S, Baker AL, Innocentini N, Zambetti C, Pancheri JM, Ostrow A, Frazer JR, Sundel RP, Fulton DR, Newburger JW. Performance of 2004 American Heart Association recommendations for treatment of Kawasaki disease. Pediatrics. 2010 Feb; 125(2):e234-41. PMID: 20100771.

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