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Medical education is new center’s focus

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Medical education is new center’s focus

Using an array of tools, Teaching and Learning Center supports pedagogical innovation at the School of Medicine

Accomplished faculty at medical schools across the United States often receive little formal training in pedagogy, and academic medicine is known for rewarding research accomplishments while not always incentivizing excellence in teaching. At the School of Medicine,...

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Medical education is new center’s focus

A new first: rewriting the genetic code

Imagine that you wanted to remove every instance of the letter Q from the English language without losing meaningful words spelled with Q, and without adding any new letters to the alphabet. You’d have to choose an...

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Medical education is new center’s focus

National Cancer Institute renews Yale Cancer Center’s designation

Yale Cancer Center (YCC)’s designation as a comprehensive cancer center by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) was recently extended for an additional 5 years following an extensive grant submission and review process....

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Medical education is new center’s focus

Digital tomosynthesis enhances accuracy of breast cancer detection

For more than 50 years, radiologists have screened women for breast cancer using 2-D mammography, a low-energy X-ray imaging technology that aids diagnosis, and also sometimes leads to false alarms and “callbacks” for...

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