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School of Medicine welcomes Class of 2015

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In his keynote address, David Hafler, M.D., chair of neurology, tells the class that courage means not being afraid to fail.

The 101 members of the Yale School of Medicine’s Class of 2015 looked elated but also a little incredulous as they climbed the stairs of the stage in Harkness Auditorium to receive their white coats and their faculty’s welcome to the field of medicine on August 18.

Dean Robert J. Alpern, M.D., Ensign Professor of Medicine, has seen that look before. “You’re probably thinking, ‘How did I get into...

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White Coat ceremony kicks off Bicentennial

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The annual White Coat ceremony in Harkness Auditorium in August was the inaugural event of the School of Medicine’s yearlong Bicentennial celebration, and Dean Robert Alpern, M.D., jokingly warned the first-year students that this wasn’t the last they would hear of it. “When Yale has a bicentennial celebration, it lasts a long, long time,” he said.Before the 100 members of the Class of 2014 donned their waist-length...

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Incoming medical student first to receive new scholarship

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When Jeffrey Low was a seventh-grader in his hometown of San Francisco, he went on a service project to a community...

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On selfishness in the service of others

On selfishness in the service of others

Mother Nature provided the rain, but the proud teachers, family members, and friends supplied the lightning—in the form...

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“One of our own” returns to Yale as Farr lecturer on Student Research Day

“One of our own” returns to Yale as Farr lecturer on Student Research Day

George Lister, M.D. ’73, HS ’75, spent more than 20 years on the Yale faculty as a professor of pediatrics and...

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