Christine Gummerson, MD Honored as Consultant of the Year
The Department of Emergency Medicine has honored Christine Gummerson, MD, a PGY4 resident in the Department of Neurology, with the Consultant of the Year Award. By voting for her to receive this award, the residents in the Departmtent of Emergency Medicine have specifically acknowledged Dr. Gummerson not only for her outstanding dedication to her myriad responsibilities as a consultant, but also for her unwavering professionalism and commitment to improving the lives of her patients.
Artificial Creativity: Humans versus AI
Yale Psychiatry residents Nicholas Pratt, MD and Ricky Madhavan, MD, with Jeremy Weleff, DO, instructor of psychiatry, are co-authors of a new piece in Psychiatric Times exploring the concept of human creativity versus artificial intelligence.Source: Psychiatric Times
Drs. Silvia Vilarinho, Andrew Wang Named Physician Scientist Training Program Leadership
New leadership in the Yale Internal Medicine Physician Scientist Training Program (PSTP) was recently announced. Silvia Vilarinho, MD, PhD, assistant professor of medicine (digestive diseases) and of pathology; was appointed to director, with Andrew Wang, MD/PhD, assistant professor of medicine (rheumatology) being named associate director of the program.
Dr. Samantha Smith New Associate Program Director for Combined Medicine-Pediatrics Residency Program
Samantha Smith, MD, associate professor (orthopaedics & rehabilitation) has been named associate program director of the Internal Medicine Combined Medicine-Pediatrics (Med-Peds) Residency Program.
The Science Behind Sound Therapy
Music and sounds can greatly impact mood and affect feelings, but how does calming music affect your brain compared to tense music? The Wall Street Journal visited the Yale lab of AZA Allsop, MD, PhD, fourth-year resident, to learn about his brain imaging research and the benefits music has on stress and anxiety.Source: The Wall Street Journal
Yale Triple R: New Initiative and Repository Connecting Research Mentors and Mentees
Traditional Internal Medicine Hospital Resident Saeed Soleymanjahi, MD, MPH started looking for research projects and mentors during the first year of his residency training at Yale, and due to workloads and time constraints, found it challenging to get connected with mentors. Associate Program Director for the Internal Medicine Traditional Residency program Shaili Gupta, MBBS, had been examining ways to make research mentor/mentee connection easier over the last few years.