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  • The Human Touch in Teaching

    During Capstone, the final course of the Yale School of Medicine (YSM) MD curriculum, students were asked to name the faculty member who had the biggest impact on them. When the results were displayed in a Word Cloud, Joseph DeMayo, MD, MPH, was one of the names appearing in a large font, reflecting that multiple students had chosen him. DeMayo is a retired geriatrician who has taught in the Clinical Skills (CS) and Medical Coach Experience (MCE) courses as volunteer faculty for almost ten years.

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  • YSM Class of ’77 Celebrates Opening of New Mothers’ Room

    In 2019, back for a Yale event, several members of the medical school's Class of 1977 discovered that a room at the school designated for nursing mothers was in "hideous" condition. They decided to do something about it, and this month they saw the marvelous results.

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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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