Videos

Here, women share their unique experiences and viewpoints on being a woman in medicine and science.

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The Department of Emergency Medicine, featured here for its work on opioid intervention, received the 2018 Outstanding Department Award from the Academy for Women in Academic Emergency Medicine.

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History of Women in Medicine: Medical Grand Rounds, Department of Medicine, May 17, 2018

Bicentennial Voices: Crossing the Color and Gender Divide

Bicentennial Voices: Crossing the Color and Gender Divide

Beatrix McCleary Hamburg, M.D., was the first African American women to attend Yale School of Medicine. After graduation in 1948 and training in child psychiatry, her research and clinical practice focused on behavioral and developmental issues among adolescents, especially minority children.

This video was produced as part of the YSM Bicentennial in 2010.

Dorothy Horstmann: Polio Pioneer

Dorothy Horstmann: Polio Pioneer

Yale researcher Dorothy Horstmann made seminal discoveries about the course of polio that supported the ultimate development of a vaccine. Her former mentee, George Miller reflects on Horstmann's science and life. The late deputy dean Carolyn Slayman talks about Horstmann's groundbreaking role as a woman in medicine. This video was produced as part of the YSM Bicentennial in 2010.

Factoring in Gender: Women’s Health Research at Yale

Factoring in Gender: Women’s Health Research at Yale

Scientists and community members speak about a variety of topics including: 1) the dramatic need for scientific information on women's health and on gender-specific factors determining health and disease; 2) the scientific tradition of excluding women as participants in many clinical trials, and the continuing practice of "pooling" subject data rather than analyzing health outcomes by gender that have each contributed to this "knowledge gap,"; 3) the progress being made in reversing these historical trends, and; 4) new scientific information being uncovered in women's health and gender-specific medicine. This video was produced in 2009.