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How Yale students are informing the public about Obamacare

How Yale students are informing the public about Obamacare

On a Tuesday morning in March two first–year students at the School of Medicine, Eamon Duffy and Julie Berk–Krauss, faced a class in social work on the campus of Southern Connecticut State University in New Haven. The two medical students were explaining the Affordable Care Act (ACA) to about 20 undergraduates and urging them to sign up—the deadline was a week away. Young adults like those...

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The Greatest Second Year Show Ever?

The Greatest Second Year Show Ever?

Oh, no! The Second Year Show is doomed! The new curriculum didn’t include time to put on a show! What to do! Four second-year students come to the rescue in the Class of 2016’s “The Greatest Second

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"People who share their lives in ways that must be recognized"

"People who share their lives in ways that must be recognized"

A year ago, for a book called The Art of Caring, three medical students wrote about a bus driver, a kitchen worker, and...

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Grannum Jamboree supports program for high school students

Grannum Jamboree supports program for high school students

A cappella groups, belly dancers, poets, and break dancers performed at the Grannum Jamboree and Talent Show in...

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Match Day 2014

Match Day 2014

Among the almost 17,000 senior medical students participating in Match Day were 98 from the Yale School of Medicine. The Yale students were accepted at leading medical centers including Stanford, University of California, San Francisco, Yale–New Haven Hospital, New York Presbyterian Hospital–Columbia, and New York University School of Medicine. As in past years a sizable contingent is heading for Boston‒to Beth Israel Deaconess, Brigham & Women's Hospital, and Massachusetts General Hospital, among others.

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A student’s road to medicine and health policy

A student’s road to medicine and health policy

When Charuta Gavankar applied for admission to START@Yale, a program that gives incoming medical students an early introduction to research, she listed her interests in order to be matched with a mentor. Her list included access to health care, determinants of quality care, and the effect of socio–demographics on quality of care. “Research questions at the intersection of science and economics fascinate me,” Gavankar said. “You don’t always know what’s happening on the front lines of care, and what the implications of policy are.” If anyone’s in a position to explore these topics, it’s Charuta Gavankar, a 21–year–old first–year Yale medical

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