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New travel restrictions bar Cuba rotations

A program that allowed Yale residents to observe the island nation’s health care system ends.

For each of the past four years, up to four residents at Yale-New Haven Hospital have spent six weeks studying health care in Cuba. Those rotations are unlike other foreign rotations that take residents to more than a dozen countries, said Michele Barry, M.D., HS ’77, co-director of the Yale/Johnson & Johnson Physician Scholars in International Health program, which sends 40 Yale residents abroad each year.“It’s a little bit different than our other rotations in underserved areas, where they desperately need doctors,” Barry said. Cuba has no shortage of physicians and Barry sends residents to Cuba, she said, to observe the Cuban approach to...

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Neurobiologist Hockfield leaves provost post for presidency of MIT

Neurobiologist Hockfield leaves provost post for presidency of MIT

When she embarked on her career as a neurobiologist in the early 1980s, Yale Provost Susan...

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Yale CME gets a new lease on lifelong learning as it adapts to the Internet age

Yale CME gets a new lease on lifelong learning as it adapts to the Internet age

Nearly 25 years ago, when Continuing Medical Education (CME) at Yale was created to develop...

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A conservative “hit list” targets aids researchers, including some at Yale

In the fall of 2003 Margaret R. Weeks, Ph.D., got a call from her project officer at the National...

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Roundup

Yale joins diabetes trial

The School of Medicine has joined 11 other medical centers in a national study that will compare three treatments for...

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Eyewitness accounts flawed

Soldiers engaged in survival training had trouble identifying people they encountered during threatening and stressful...

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