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Preparing schools for the worst-case scenario

Preparing schools for the worst-case scenario

A Yale pediatrician trains educators in New York and around the world to help children cope with crisis.

In a hotel conference room last April in New York, Yale pediatrician David J. Schonfeld, M.D., guided 100 school counselors, teachers and administrators through a hypothetical school crisis: the star of a high school play has died of cancer, and classmates hold a fund-raiser in her memory to benefit medical research. When a television news team covers the event, they learn that a second student...

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In gleaming anatomy lab, more room to work and a new way of teaching

In gleaming anatomy lab, more room to work and a new way of teaching

When the 100 students of the Class of 2007 donned their scrubs and rubber gloves on September 5, they became the first group to study anatomy in the new labs at the Anlyan Center for Medical Research and Education. As first-timers they had no point of comparison for the brand-new, shining, stainless steel facilities. But to anyone who has ever set foot in the old dissection rooms, one change was obvious.“I’m working...

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Clinical-skills course prepares students for the wards and a new Step 2

Clinical-skills course prepares students for the wards and a new Step 2

Medicine became very personal for Jessica Kattan, a second-year student, shortly after she took a patient’s history. “I...

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Honoring an NMR pioneer

Honoring an NMR pioneer

A June symposium, “From Molecules to Mind: Celebrating the Contributions of Robert G. Shulman to Biological NMR,”...

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For interns, a place to eat pizza and unload the stress of a frenetic first year

“Do I know enough to care for this patient?” “I feel so out of touch with the rest of the world.”These thoughts are...

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Roundup

Late neuroscientist honored

In recognition of her pioneering work on the brain’s frontal lobe and her studies of the cerebral cortex and its links...

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Chagas drug licensed to nonprofit

The nation’s first nonprofit pharmaceutical company has licensed a new class of compounds from Yale and the University...

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