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An unfinished agenda: keeping people healthy

An unfinished agenda: keeping people healthy

At Commencement, a former surgeon general urges access to health care and sex education.

Growing up in a small town in Arkansas, M. Joycelyn Elders, M.D., never saw a physician until she went to college. But in 1993 she became the nation’s top doctor, and as surgeon general her outspoken support of sex education provoked controversy. Access to knowledge about sexual health issues was a theme she echoed in her Commencement address at the School of Medicine in May, and the crowd loved...

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An “old-fashioned” idea: nothing is more important than the public health

An “old-fashioned” idea: nothing is more important than the public health

Fast Food Nation author Eric Schlosser peered at the 107 public health students gathered for Commencement in Battell Chapel on May 23 and called them “strange.” In a culture that insists that “everything is better when it’s for profit,” he said, these new graduates of the School of Public Health believe in “incredibly old-fashioned” ideas: the public good, the public interest and public service.“There is nothing...

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Match Day sees more bound for New Haven residencies and training as generalists

Match Day sees more bound for New Haven residencies and training as generalists

While many people celebrated March 17 as St. Patrick’s Day, medical students from the Class of 2005 had another reason...

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2005 residency placements for Yale medical students

The Office of Student Affairs has provided the following list, which outlines the results of the National Resident...

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Boffo reviews for Golden Probe!! Raves for Alpern!! Überstein rocks Harkness!!

Boffo reviews for Golden Probe!! Raves for Alpern!! Überstein rocks Harkness!!

The excitement was palpable at the First Annual Golden Probe Awards, the Class of 2007’s entry in the ever-popular...

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Balancing the bedside and the bench, and having fun along the way

Balancing the bedside and the bench, and having fun along the way

As he delivered the 18th annual Farr Lecture at Student Research Day in May, Arthur L. Horwich, M.D., HS ’78, FW ’83,...

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