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“A steam engine in pants”

“A steam engine in pants”

In 1920, Milton Winternitz became dean and ushered in a new era in medicine at Yale, creating the Yale System in the process. For much of his 15 years at the top, what Winternitz wanted, Winternitz got.

Milton C. Winternitz, M.D., was the catalyst behind the Yale School of Medicine’s rise to elite status in the years between the two world wars and one of the most colorful and forceful personalities to emerge from the school’s 192-year history.

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Everyone loves the Yale System. So why can't they all agree?

Everyone loves the Yale System. So why can't they all agree?

When Dean David A. Kessler, M.D., first came to Yale in 1997, he made an observation that seemed remarkable. The...

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The Yale System lives! Long live the Yale System.

The Yale System lives! Long live the Yale System.

In February, a group of medical students sat down with a copy of the alumni directory and addressed letters to some...

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