Jeffrey Pollak named the inaugural Robert I. White Jr., M.D. Professor
Jeffrey S. Pollak, appointed as the inaugural Robert I. White Jr., M.D. Professor of Interventional Radiology, has interest in embolotheraphy, including for acquired and congenital vascular abnormalities and malformations, fibroids, and malignancies, as well as other minimally invasive treatments for tumors, including local ablation.
Robert White, MD, Receives 2010 Career Achievement Award
Dr. White is a professor of diagnostic radiology and the director of the Vascular Malformation Center at Yale University. After training in medicine, cardiology and diagnostic radiology at Johns Hopkins Hospital, he served as the director of its Cardiovascular Diagnostic Laboratory for 17 years before taking on the chairmanship of diagnostic radiology at Yale in 1988.
Five Strategies to Protect Patients, Staff in Psychiatric Inpatient Units From COVID-19
Luming Li, MD, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Associate Medical Director for Quality Improvement at Yale New Haven Psychiatric Hospital. outlined five strategies for responding to COVID-19 in inpatient psychiatric facilities in an article in Psychiatric News.
Kennedy: Trump must enact the Defense Production Act before we run out of protective equipment
Katherine "Kiki" Kennedy, MD, Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, is co-author of an op-ed in The Hartford Courant that describes the dire state of personal protective equipment supplies at Connecticut hospitals and urges President Donald Trump to enact the federal Defense Production Act.
Coping With Pandemic: Who’s Zoomin’ Who?
The pandemic has many parents trying to do their jobs from home, supervise their children’s education and provide 24-7 care. Creating reasonable expectations can keep parents from becoming overwhelmed in a high stress situation. Setting goals that are achievable – and carving out a bit of time for yourself — will make this extraordinary time more manageable. C-HIT’s Colleen Shaddox discusses ways to find balance with Dr. Megan V. Smith, DrPh, MPH, Associate Professor in the Departments of Psychiatry and the Yale Child Study Center at Yale School of Medicine.
Guidance on Conduct of Human Research during COVID-19
We write to inform you of current policy and guidelines for modifications to our procedures for conducting human subject research at the School of Medicine due to the COVID-19 pandemic. These include modifications as well as information on what needs to be reported to the IRB.
Yarnell-Mac Grory Completes Climate Change and Health Program
Stephanie Yarnell-Mac Grory, MD, PhD, from the Warren P. Alpert School of Medicine at Brown University and the Addiction Psychiatry Program in the Yale Department of Psychiatry, has completed the Yale School of Public Health Climate Change and Health Program.
In follow-up to President Salovey’s update on Yale’s response to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), I write to provide detailed updates specific to Yale School of Medicine. We continue to take proactive measures to protect the safety of our faculty, staff, and students while continuing to maintain our core missions as best as possible. We are benefitting from the expert advice and diligent work of our faculty in Yale School of Medicine as well as Yale School of Public Health.
Ravven, Budde, Among Authors of New Review on Impact of Paid Maternity Leave on Mothers, Children
Simha Ravven, MD, Assistant Clinical Professor, and Kristin Budde, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry, are among the authors of a new systematic literature review that explores the impact of paid maternity leave on the mental and physical health of mothers and children.
Ravven Appointed Chief Medical Officer of Vermont's Howard Center
Howard Center is pleased to announce its appointment of Simha Ravven, MD as Chief Medical Officer following a competitive national search. In this role, Dr. Ravven will direct psychiatric and clinical care services for the agency to ensure the delivery of high quality medical, nursing, and clinical care.