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Three decades at the helm, and a legacy

Three decades at the helm, and a legacy

Venerable director of Yale’s M.D./Ph.D. program makes a $1 million gift

Launched in 1969 and continuously supported by competitive grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) since 1973, the School of Medicine’s Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP)—known informally on campus as the M.D./Ph.D. Program—is one of the oldest and most successful of its kind. And for 29 years of the last four decades, Professor of Cell Biology James D. Jamieson, M.D., Ph.D., has been the program’s director. “I believe I have the distinction of being the oldest living

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Experts on mental illness, multiple sclerosis are newest chairs

Experts on mental illness, multiple sclerosis are newest chairs

Summer brought the appointment of two renowned physician–scientists as chairs of the School of Medicine’s departments of psychiatry and neurology.

John H. Krystal, M.D., an internationally recognized expert on the neurobiology and treatment of schizophrenia, alcoholism, depression, and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), was named chair of the Department of Psychiatry and chief of psychiatry at Yale-New Haven...

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Emergency Medicine rises to independent academic department

Emergency Medicine rises to independent academic department

Emergency physicians at Yale gained new status on July 1, when the Yale Corporation elevated the Section of Emergency Medicine, part of the Department of Surgery since 1981, to a full-fledged academic department.

Recognizing the section’s academic excellence, a medical school...

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