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Faculty and students bid farewell to someone who “does everything”

Online only Faculty and students bid farewell to someone who “does everything”

When it came time to bid farewell to Gisella Weissbach-Licht, no one could think of anything that she didn’t do during her 29 years of service to the medical school. 

“The clear explanation is that she does everything,” said Robert Rohrbaugh, M.D. ’82, HS ’86, FW ’88, deputy chair for education and career development in the Department of Psychiatry. 

“Nothing runs smoothly unless you’re involved,”...

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Incoming students immerse themselves in clinical medicine in new program

Online only Incoming students immerse themselves in clinical medicine in new program

Making a diagnosis and suggesting treatment options would seem beyond the wherewithal of first-year medical students. Yet this fall, just days after donning their white coats and still in their medical school orientation, students had a chance to figure out why an otherwise healthy young woman collapsed while shopping. The “patient” lying on a gurney in an examination room was actually Sim-Man, a mannequin wired to...

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Yale welcomes a new med school

Yale welcomes a new med school

Quinnipiac University in neighboring Hamden will open a new medical school—one that will focus more on teaching than...

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Yale researchers create a Lyme disease app for iPhone that assesses risk

Yale researchers create a Lyme disease app for iPhone that assesses risk

Protection from Lyme disease can be as close as your pocket, thanks to an iPhone application developed by Yale...

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City supermarket closes, leaving a “food desert” along Whalley Avenue

City supermarket closes, leaving a “food desert” along Whalley Avenue

When Shaw’s opened one of its few urban stores on Whalley Avenue in 1998, it brought fresh, affordable food to the Yale...

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A new online network lets scientists connect over shared research interests

A new online network lets scientists connect over shared research interests

Scientific collaboration is a lot like finding a mate: people look for a partner within their spheres of contact, and...

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Roundup

Patients seek disclosure

Most patients and research subjects believe that doctors and scientists should disclose their financial ties with...

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VA ranked number one in country

The VA Connecticut Healthcare System in West Haven, Conn., one of 153 Veterans Affairs hospitals in the United States,...

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Lincoln’s gait, errant gene

Abraham Lincoln’s gawky gait may have been the result of a neurodegenerative disorder that causes a loss of...

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Alternative to bypass surgery

Yale researchers reported in the April issue of The Journal of Clinical Investigation that they have found a...

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