Around five o’clock on a cold winter’s morning, I was called to the delivery room for a patient who was “not well”. I jumped out of bed where I had fallen asleep in my hijab and scrubs just a few hours ago, reached for my coat and shoes, and rushed out of my quarters, across the field to the hospital grounds.
- April 09, 2018
Yetsa Tuakli-Wosornu, MD, draws from her own life experiences, which include training for the Olympics.
- April 09, 2018
Long before “patient-centered care” was common parlance in the medical profession, Bonita Stanton, M.D. ’76, was practicing it in the slums of Dhaka, Bangladesh
- April 08, 2018
Idiosyncrasies of my generation and my culture (I am from Mexico) made it “normal” for me to be one of very few women in medical school and the only woman in residency and fellowship.
- March 14, 2018
Women are the center of attention at Yale these days—although not in the traditional way. Considerable thought is being given to the education of women and to their ultimate status in the professional world.
- July 18, 2017
Dr. Anees Chagpar comments on the gaps that persist, despite hospitals launching a number of initiatives to help boost the ranks of women surgeons.
- June 21, 2017
The Early Years of Coeducation at Yale
- May 04, 2017
Longtime anesthesiology chair expands her department's breadth and inspires more women to lead
- June 01, 2011
In the fall of 1944, Beatrix Ann McCleary, a Vassar College graduate from New York City, joined fifty-four men and three women to form the first year class at Yale School of Medicine (YSM).
- January 01, 2004
“In my day, nobody complained about anything. Nobody ever uttered a word,” says Kinder, an endocrine specialist who is now the William H. Carmalt Professor of Surgery. “We basically did as we were told and kept our eye on the goal: getting excellent surgical training and finishing the residency.” In fact, the odds were good that a resident who began training at Yale would not finish here. After the second year, the Yale group was cut from 12 residents to four. In those days, it was “survival of the fittest, a Darwinian approach to surgical training,” says Kinder, who in 1977 was one of the first two women to complete the general surgery training at Yale.