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Office for Women in Medicine and Science is proud to announce the Beatrix A. McCleary Hamburg, MD Lectureship

The Office for Women in Medicine and Science at Yale School of Medicine is proud to announce the Beatrix A. McCleary Hamburg, MD Lectureship. Beatrix A. (Betty) Hamburg, MD '48 (1923 - 2018), was an internationally renowned researcher, advocate, and policy maker in the field of adolescent psychiatry, mental health, and violence prevention. In 1948, Dr. Hamburg was the first Black woman to graduate from Yale School of Medicine.

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  • Preparing for a New Beginning

    Cardiac arrythmias. Managing your personal finances during residency. What do we owe our patients? Graduate oath. These are a small sample of the topics discussed in the MD Class of 2022 Capstone course, which ran from March 14 through April 1, and is a graduation requirement. The variety of subjects in the experiential course reflects its holistic approach, intended as a mix of practical clinical information students should know before starting their residencies, life skills, philosophical discussions about the practice of medicine, and reconnecting students before graduation.

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  • Honoring the Memory of Kristen Cushing, Who Personified Altruism

    Kristen Joy Cushing embodied service leadership and was dedicated to providing health care to underserved individuals. Kristen, who graduated from the Yale School of Medicine (YSM) Physician Associate (PA) Program in 2002, was an engaged and beloved member of the greater New Haven community for over two decades. She died on October 18, 2021, from a cerebral aneurysm with her family by her side.

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  • Remembering Bonita Stanton

    Bonita Stanton, M.D. ’76, FW ’81, who envisioned a new way of training doctors to create a more equitable health care system, died on Jan. 19 after a sudden, unexpected illness. She was 70.

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