Emergency medicine resident physician Jennifer Tsai, MD/MEd has been named one of 40 Under 40 Leaders in Minority Health by the National Minority Quality Forum.
- May 03, 2021
Microaggressions are a common experience for medical students and are associated with a positive screening for depression, lower medical school satisfaction, and a higher risk of contemplating transfer or withdrawal from medical school.
- April 29, 2021
Through F-1 Doctors, Yale’s doctors in training make it easier for international students to attend U.S. medical schools
Rachel Jaber Chehayeb wanted to stay in the U.S. to attend medical school after graduating from Yale College, but she knew it would be difficult. As a Lebanese citizen, she would have to navigate visa requirements and loans without nearby family or a ready support network. “I only knew of one person who had done it,” said Chehayeb, a first-year medical student at Yale School of Medicine. “There was not a community of international medical students.”
- April 05, 2021
it was clear to people who spoke and those who listened, some with quivering voices and tears in their eyes, that the fear the recent shooting spree in Atlanta generated is not a new feeling for Asian Americans.
- April 01, 2021
The Yale School of Medicine (YSM) Office of Education (OoE) has established a new Thread for the four-year medical student curriculum—the Health Equity Thread (HET).
- March 31, 2021
YSM Students Advance COVID-19 Vaccination Efforts with Innovative Community-academic Partnerships and Advocacy
Yale School of Medicine students, in collaboration with a diverse set of other students and community members, are playing a significant role in the vaccination campaign in New Haven, in Connecticut, and nationally.
- March 22, 2021
Vázquez has extensive experience as an advocate for diversity and inclusion and has led efforts to recruit and retain underrepresented minorities in academic programs.
- March 18, 2021
Dear Colleagues: It is with much sadness that we send this message. We are dismayed that hate crimes continue to be a problem in our country. While the senseless murders in Atlanta have not yet been ruled a hate crime by law enforcement, six of the eight victims were of Asian descent.
- March 08, 2021
A two-hour scenic flight over Manhattan. Dinner for six with Yale School of Medicine (YSM) Dean Nancy Brown, MD. A night of bowling for seven with Yale School of Public Health Dean Sten Vermund, MD, PhD. These are just a few of the highly sought-after items auctioned off at the 28th Annual YSM Hunger & Homelessness Auction (H&H Auction) on the evening of February 24, 2021.
- February 17, 2021
The fellows largely represented communities that have been historically unrepresented in the field of medical research, including those from ethnic and racial minorities, those with disabilities, those from low socioeconomic backgrounds, women, or those who identify as LGBTQI+.