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Physician Associate Program celebrates 40 years

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This year’s White Coat ceremony kicked off a weekend of celebration and a symposium on the program’s history.

Forty years ago, as the physician assistant profession was taking off around the country, the School of Medicine launched its own Physician Associate Program. On March 25, at the program’s fifth annual White Coat Ceremony, the program celebrated that anniversary.

“It’s hard for me to imagine that we are celebrating our 40th anniversary,” said Alfred Sadler Jr., M.D., founding director of Yale’s PA...

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Yale’s global health program celebrates 30 years

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More than 15 years ago, as Albert I. Ko, M.D., was working in the urban slums of Brazil as a physician and field epidemiologist during his infectious disease fellowship at Cornell. One of his advisors asked him to return to the U.S., mentioning that the only way to succeed in academic international medicine was to pursue laboratory-based pathogenesis. Instead, Ko, associate professor of epidemiology (microbial...

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A lifesaving procedure for a Haitian priest

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Ketan R. Bulsara, M.D., associate professor of neurosurgery, was born in a village in Gujarat, India, on the same day...

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A shorter workday for interns

A shorter workday for interns

As of July 1, medical interns around the country will be required to work fewer hours per day but with more...

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Child Study Center celebrates 100 years of mental health research

Child Study Center celebrates 100 years of mental health research

As the School of Medicine’s bicentennial year draws to a close, Yale’s Child Study Center (CSC) celebrates a milestone...

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A federal grant moves plans to link med school with downtown a step forward

A federal grant moves plans to link med school with downtown a step forward

Nearly half a century ago, the area between the Yale School of Medicine and downtown New Haven was the bustling Oak...

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Roundup

Stop and Shop comes downtown

More than a year after New Haven’s only downtown supermarket closed, the Stop and Shop Supermarket Company has...

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Nanobiology institute launched

By early next year, research scientists in Building B-24 on the West Campus may be working on nanomachines that...

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RNA helps genes determine traits

A Yale study suggests that genes are not the sole determinants of an organism’s characteristics. The team reported...

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The brain’s molecular glue

The human brain has about 90 billion neurons, interconnected through junctions called synapses. Our brains form...

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