Yale School of Medicine’s Office of Diversity, Inclusion, Community Engagement, and Equity (DICE) hosted ten premedical counselors and 19 students from six historically black colleges and universities and four University of Puerto Rico campuses for a First Look Immersion Weekend in October. DICE believes this outreach is important so that students who may not be considering YSM— either because they think they would not qualify for admission or would not fit in—seriously consider it.
- November 12, 2019
Microaggressions Common, Can Be Life Altering
- October 22, 2019
Eight Yale School of Medicine Physician Assistant (PA) Online students marked National PA Week by visiting a high school or college in their local community and engaging with students about how to become a PA and the role of PAs. National PA Week, which occurs annually on October 6-12, is intended to recognize the PA profession and its contributions to the nation's health, and raise awareness and visibility of the profession.
- October 21, 2019
A new study published in the journal Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research, looked at how different academic medical departments identify their leaders, particularly with the use of the word chairman.
- October 08, 2019
White coats, stethoscopes, and pins with the Yale School of Medicine (YSM) crest played symbolic roles in the YSM Physician Associate Program White Coat Ceremony on September 6, 2019.
- September 25, 2019
Yale School of Medicine invites you to a conversation on how we are embracing disability as a central component to achieving diversity, equity and inclusion at Yale. Learn from Yale students and faculty living with disabilities and from other subject matter experts.
- August 15, 2019
“It was fantastic to have the 50th anniversary of Pride marked by a trip to Pride, and especially so that it was officially sponsored by DICE as an office in YSM.” Cindy Du, MD ’22
- August 09, 2019
Four Yale School of Medicine (YSM) MD students recently had the opportunity to study medical humanities at Oxford University. Dervin Cunningham (Class of ’20), Harry Newman-Plotnick (Class of ’22), Tara Torabi (Class of ’20), and Kevin Wang (Class of ’22) were among the 25 students from around the world accepted into this weeklong summer program.
- July 29, 2019
Yale School of Medicine (YSM) students and faculty play a key role ensuring the approximately 250 refugees who arrive annually to Greater New Haven receive high quality health care and guidance as they transition to a new health care system. The Yale Refugee Health Program (YRHP), which seeks to provide a medical home for refugees, coordinates these efforts.
- June 20, 2019
A daylong retreat on changing the medical school’s culture and climate—believed by the organizers to be the first of its kind to take place at a U.S. medical school—was held on May 24 by Yale School of Medicine.