Many people have asked how to care for our physicians-in-training who are impacted by COVID-19 on the frontline. In an effort to do so and to support local restaurants, we launched a meal delivery initiative for trainees who are impacted by COVID-19.
One donation of $20 will cover one (1) nutritious meal to our physicians-in-training. On a weekly basis, the Graduate Medical Education office coordinates with program directors to deliver a "bundle of meals" to trainees who are impacted by COVID-19. Since March 2020, we delivered meals, supported with graduation, and prepared gift baskets, and more. To date, we have raised over $38,000 serving over 1,500 meals. Due to the surge from Omicron, we added a delivery day given the need. We are so grateful to our previous local partners including Tavern on State, Roìa, Skappo, and August. Currently, we are working with Rawa.
Please visit the link below to donate. Thank you for your generous and thoughtful offering as we look after our Yale and New Haven community.
Claudia-Santi F. Fernandes, an assistant professor in General Internal Medicine, is spearheading this initiative to deliver meals and may be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.