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Common Abbreviations & Acronyms at the Medical School

AAAS (American Association for the Advancement of Science)

AMA (American Medical Association)

AYAM (Association of Yale Alumni in Medicine)

BBC (Brady-Boardman Connector)

BCMM (Boyer Center for Molecular Medicine)

BBS (Biological & Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program)

BCCM (Boyer Center for Molecular Medicine)

BML (Brady Memorial Laboratory)

BMS HR (Business Management Systems - Human Resources)

BOG (Board of Governors)

BOOST (Business Office Operational Support Team)

BPO (Board of Permanent Officers)

C&F (Corporations and Foundations)

CAM (Complementary & Alternative Medicine

CAPH (Center for the Advancement of Perioperative Health)

CARE (Community Alliance for Research & Engagement)

CARE Center (Yale Medicine Coordination, Appointment, Referral & Engagement Center)

CAT (Computed Axial Tomography)

CBMH (Yale Center for Brain and Mind Health)

CBT (Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy)

CCMI (Center for Cellular & Molecular Imaging)

CDCP (Child Development - Community Policing Program)

CENTURY (Center for Nicotine and Tobacco Use Research at Yale)

CERC (Clinical Epidemiology Research Center)

CFTE (Clinical Full-Time Equivalent)

CIRA (Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS)

CME (Continuing Medical Education)

CMHC (Connecticut Mental Health Center)

CMI (Center for Media Initiatives)

CNNR (Cellular Neuroscience, Neurodegeneration and Repair)

CNRR (Center for Neuroscience & Regeneration Research)

COI (Conflict of Interest)

CORT (Center of Research Translation)

COS (Community of Science)

CORE (Core Research Services)

CORE (Center for Outcomes Research & Evaluation)

CP (College Place, 47 College St.)

CPT (Current Procedural Terminology)

CSC (Child Study Center)

CSD (Center for Sleep Disorders)

CSS (Church Street South)

CT (Connecticut or Computed Tomography)

C&T (Clerical and Technical)

CTSA (Clinical and Translational Science Awards)

DERC (Diabetes Endocrinology Research Center)

DNA (Deoxyribonucleic Acid)

DRG (Diagnostic Related Groups)

EEG (Ecology & Evolutionary Biology)

EM (Emergency Medicine)

EPH (Epidemiology & Public Health)

ER (Emergency Room)

ESCRO (Embryonic Stem Cell Research Oversight)

ESH (Edward S. Harkness Memorial Hall)

F&A (Finance and Administration)

FMB (Farnam Memorial Building)

FAS (Faculty of Arts & Sciences)

FMP (Fitkin Memorial Pavilion)

FPO (For Placement Only)

FTE (Full-Time Equivalent)

FW (Fellowship; with a year denotes the final year of a fellowship: FW '65)

G&C (Office of Grants & Contracts)

GAP (Geriatric Assessment Program)

GCA (Grants and Contract Administration)

GCFA (Grants and Contract Financial Administration)

HCUP or HCUPS (Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project)

HHT (Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia Foundation)

HIC (Human Investigation Committee)

HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act)

HRT (Hunter Radiation Therapy)

HTI (Human Translational Immunology)

HS (House Staff; with a year denotes the final year of residency: HS '65)

IACUC (Institutional Animal Care & Use Committee)

ICD-9 (International Classification of Diseases - 9th Revision)

IPAG (Medical Image Processing and Analysis Group)

IPC (Institutional Planning & Communications)

IRB (Institutional Review Board)

IRDS (Instrument Repair & Design Shop, now Electronic & Machine Shop)

ITS (Information Technology Services)

JEH (Jane Ellen Hope Building)

LCI (Lippard Laboratory of Clinical Investigation)

LH (Lauder Hall)

LMP (Laboratory for Medicine and Pediatrics)

LSOG (Laboratory for Surgery, Obstetrics and Gynecology)

M@Y (Medicine @ Yale magazine)

M&P (Managerial & Professional)

MB&B (Molecular Biophysics & Biochemistry)

MCDB (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental Biology)

MRI (Magnetic Resource Imaging)

MRRC (Magnetic Resonance Research Center)

NEMG (Northeast Medical Group)

NIH (National Institutes of Health)

NHLBI (National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute)

NIDA (Yale National Institute on Drug Abuse)

NOPP (Notice of Privacy Practices)

OCR (Office of Cooperative Research)

OEHS (Office of Environmental Health & Safety)

OPA (Office of Public Affairs)

OSICC (Operating Standards & Internal Controls Committee)

PET (Positron Emission Tomography)

PSC (Public Services Center)

PVA-EPVA (Paralyzed Veterans of America and United Spinal Association with Yale University) Center for Neuroscience and Regeneration Research

RIS (Reprographics and Imaging Services)

RNA (Ribonucleic Acid)

S&M (Services & Maintenance)

SCOR (Specialized Center of Research on Women's Health)

SCHOLAR (Science Collaborative for Hands-on Learning and Research)

SFAS (Student Financial and Administrative Services)

SHM (Sterling Hall of Medicine)

Statlab (Statistical and Social Science Computing)

SPORE (Specialized Programs of Research Excellence)

TAC (The Anlyan Center for Medical Research & Education)

TMP (Tompkins Memorial Pavilion)

TS/OCD (Tic Disorder/Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Specialty Clinic)

WDD (*old* Web Design & Development, now ITS-Web Services)

WHRY (WHRY Women's Health Research at Yale)

WWW (William Wirt Winchester Building)

YAHP (Yale Affiliated Hospitals Program)

YARC (Yale Animal Resources Center)

YBPS (Biotechnology & Pharmaceutical Society)

YC-XLH (Yale Center for X-Linked Hypophosphatemia)

YCC (Yale Cancer Center)

YCAAD (Yale Center for Asthma and Airway Disease)

YCCI (Yale Center for Clinical Investigation)

YCEI (Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence)

YCEMH (Center of Excellence in Molecular Hematology)

YCTAD (Yale Center for Thoracic Aortic Disease)

YCTSR (Yale Center for Traumatic Stress & Recovery)

YCVRC (Yale Cardiovascular Research Center)

YDS (Yale Dermatology Services)

YHHAP (Yale Hunger and Homelessness Action Project)

YHLC (Yale Healthcare & Life Sciences Club)

YIMA (Yale Internal Medicine Associates)

YJBM (Yale Journal of Biology and Medicine)

YM (Yale Medicine)

YMG (Yale Medical Group now Yale Medicine)

YMM (Yale Medicine Magazine)

YMS (Yale Medical School)

YMSM (Yale Center for Molecular and Systems Metabolism)

YNHCH (Yale New Haven Children's Hospital)

YNHH S (Yale New Haven Health System)

YNHH (Yale New Haven Hospital)

YNHPH (Yale New Haven Psychiatric Hospital)

YOBM (Yale Office-Based Medicine)

YPB (Yale Physicians Building)

YSCC (Yale Stem Cell Center)

YSM (Yale School of Medicine)

YSN (Yale School of Nursing)

YSPH (Yale School of Public Health, also EPH)

Y-TRIC (Yale Translational Research Imaging Center)