Dr. Susan Kruger ‘74
Wesleyan University, BA ’78
Yale University, MPhil ’81, PhD ’84, MD ’87
Director of the Mental Hygiene Clinic at the West Haven VA Hospital,
serving veterans’ psychiatric needs.
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry Yale University School of Medicine,
training Yale Psychiatric residents.
Supervisor of the third year psychiatry residents’ training experience at the VA.
Medical Director / Psychiatrist for the Community Support Program,
the West Haven VA’s Assertive Community Treatment Team.
Treats serious chronic mental illness, largely people with schizophrenia,
personality disorders, mood disorders and other mental illness.
Yale Psychiatric Resident Association’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, May 1994
Several National Recognition Awards to the Community Support Program, Nov 1994, Feb 1997, Nov 1997
Advice to Students
Find a balance in your life that makes you and others happy.
Inducted November 21, 2006