What areas of my profile should I update?

There are several important areas of your profile to review before the public launch of the YaleMedicine.org website. The more complete your profile is, the easier it will be for patients and referring physicians to connect with you. To make edits, visit your profile at profile.yale.edu.

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Critical Profile Updates

Providing feedback to the team is easy. Use the form at the top of the page on the beta site.

Critical Areas

Appointment Phone Number

  • Click the "Contacts & Locations" button in the left navigation.
  • In the "Appointment Phone" field, enter your primary appointment phone number and change the privacy setting to "Public".

Patient Care Locations

  • Click the "Contacts & Locations" button in the left navigation.
  • Scroll to the bottom of the page to the Locations section.
  • Review your "Patient Care" locations. Add and edit as necessary, ensuring that you change the privacy setting on each to "Public".
  • If there are any specific phone numbers to your locations, please add them.

Biography

  • The system first displays your Yale Medicine-specific bio on your YaleMedicine.org profile. If you've not yet worked with the Office of Communications content team, please contact Nicole Wise at nicole.wise@yale.edu to begin the quick and easy process.
  • If you do not have a Yale Medicine bio, the system next tries to display the "Physician Bio" from the "Patient Care" section in the profile system.
  • If you do not have a Physician Bio, the system will display your "Bio" from the "General Info & Bio" section.

Languages

  • Click the "General Info & Bio" button in the left navigation.
  • Scroll to the bottom of the page to the "Languages" section.
  • Select your language and click "Add".
  • Make sure you select the appropriate fluency level for speaking, reading, writing and overall.

Patient Care

  • Click the "Patient Care" button in the left navigation.
  • Review the following under the Patient Care subheading and make edits as necessary. These impact how you display on the website and in search results:
    • Do you see patients?
    • Accepting new patients?
    • Accept referrals?
    • Age groups seen
  • Review your YaleMedicine.org Conditions, Treatments and Procedures. More information about this is available here and here.

Other Items to Review

Publications

  • Click the "Publications" button in the left navigation.
  • Review your publications and add new ones as appropriate using the "Add new" button at the bottom of the page.
  • You can rearrange their display order by clicking on the three horizontal lines to the left of the item and moving it.

Education and Training

  • Click the "Education & Training" button in the left navigation.
  • Update your degrees and training.

Honors and Recognition

  • Click the "Honors & Service" button in the left navigation.
  • Add the appropriate professional honors, recognitions and services.