Office of the Dean
The School of Medicine is led by Dean Nancy J. Brown, MD, who is advised by deputy deans for academic, scientific, and clinical affairs; education; diversity and inclusion; and finance and administration.
Mission Statement & Process
The entire YSM community was invited to participate in a survey soliciting feedback on the school’s current mission statement. The current mission statement was formally adopted by the school and shared in October 2020.
Yale School of Medicine Strategic Planning
YSM's strategic planning for education, research, and diversity includes student engagement in attaining competency; faculty participation in the educational mission; creating a more inclusive and enriched learning community; investing across scientific disciplines; and building on key strengths in the school, such as data science, team science, and health equity research.
Beyond Sterling Hall
Beyond Sterling Hall is a regular message from Dean Nancy J. Brown about ongoing initiatives at YSM.
Dean's Workshops are held multiple times a year on topics of acute interest to the clinical and basic science communities. Topics cover a broad spectrum, from mass spectrometry to microbiome research to vaccine initiatives to health equity research, highlighting our Yale expertise. All workshops are recorded and archived on this site.
Leadership, Administration & Governance
Yale School of Medicine (YSM) is led by Dean Nancy J. Brown, MD, who reports to the president of the university. She is advised by deputy deans for academic, scientific, and clinical affairs; education; diversity and inclusion; and finance and administration.
About the Dean
Nancy J. Brown, M.D. is the Jean and David W. Wallace Dean of Yale School of Medicine and the C.N.H. Long professor of Internal Medicine. A graduate of Yale College and Harvard Medical School, Dr. Brown has led a translational research program that focuses on developing new pharmacological strategies to prevent vascular disease in patients with high blood pressure and diabetes.
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The Office of Academic and Professional Development (OAPD) is committed to helping faculty in the Yale School of Medicine thrive in their research, educational, and clinical careers.