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Common Abbreviations 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)

Benefactor ()

BML (Brady Memorial Laboratory)

BMS HR (Business Management Systems - Human Resources)

BOG (Board of Governors)

C&F (Corporations and Foundations)

CAM (Complementary & Alternative Medicine

CAPH (Center for the Advancement of Perioperative Health)

CAT (Computed Axial Tomography)

CBT (Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy)

CCMI (Center for Cellular & Molecular Imaging)

CDCP (Child Development - Community Policing Program)

CENTURY (Center for Nicotine and Tobacoo 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)

COI (Conflict of Interest)

CORT (Center of Research Translation)

COS (Community of Science)

CORE (Core Research Services)

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)

CTSA (Clinical and Translational Science Awards)

DERC (Diabetes Endocrinology Research Center)

DNA (Deoxyribonucleic Acid)

DRG (Diagnostic Related Groups)

EPH (Epidemiology & Public Health)

ESH (Edward S. Harkness Memorial Hall)

F&A costs (Facilities 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 Investigaion 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 (*old* 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)

MRI (Magnetic Resource Imaging)

MRRC (Magnetic Resonance Research Center)

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)

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)

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)

WHR (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)

YCCI (Yale Center for Clinical Investigation)

YCEMH (Center of Excellence in Molecular Hematology)

YDS (Yale Dermatology Services)

YJBM (Yale Journal of Biology and Medicine)

YMG (Yale Medical Group)

YMS (Yale Medical School)

YSCC (Yale Stem Cell Center)

YSM (Yale School of Medicine)

YSN (Yale School of Nursing)

YNHCH (Yale-New Haven Children's Hospital)

YNHH (Yale-New Haven Medical Hospital)

YNHPH (Yale-New Haven Psychiatric Hospital)

YPB (Yale Physicians Building)

YCTAD (Yale Center for Thoracic Aortic Disease)

YSPH (Yale School of Public Health, also EPH)