Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Orthopaedic Surgery: An Interview with Lisa Lattanza, MD, FAOA, FAAOS
In this video, OrthoInfo Social Media Editor Mary Mulcahey, MD, FAAOS, and Lisa Lattanza, MD, FAOA, FAAOS, discuss Dr. Lattanza's extensive efforts to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion in orthopaedic surgery, including co-founding The Perry Initiative to inspire more women to enter and become leaders in the field.
- November 17, 2022Source: PBS Vitals
Masks and social distancing made the common cold nearly disappear, but now these viruses are back with a vengeance. RSV is filling up emergency rooms, and flu season is off to a roaring start, too. It’s the worst season of respiratory illness in recent memory. Why is this happening? Alok and Sheena explain the leading theory behind the “tripledemic.” Vitals is a series that’s taking a new approach to health and medicine. Hosts Alok Patel, MD, and Sheena Williams RN are going beyond the headlines to answer your questions on the latest health topics. No judgment, no taboos. Just 100% science-based information.
- November 09, 2022
Over 160 faculty, students, and staff gathered in The Anlyan Center auditorium on the evening of November 2 in support of members of the Yale School of Medicine (YSM) community affected by the recent uprising in Iran. The event was sponsored by the YSM Diversity Champions Advisory Council.
- November 04, 2022
HAVEN’s eighth annual ¡ANDA! 5K fundraiser took place on Sunday, October 16. The student volunteers welcome any contributions on their event website.
- October 26, 2022Source: YaleNews
In two new studies, Yale investigators examined factors that can shape biomedical career paths — research experiences, publications, and funding rates — among medical students in the United States. They found disparities across race, ethnicity, and sex that may contribute to underrepresentation in the field.
- October 24, 2022
Four years ago, images of women were practically non-existent in the most widely used public spaces at Yale School of Medicine. Today, the school's wall reflect its community.
- October 19, 2022
“You have to understand the community you serve.” New Haven’s director of public health, Maritza Bond, MPH, made this point during the two-part panel discussion series for the Yale health professional schools community, New Haven Voices, held on September 8 and 29.
- October 14, 2022
Yale School of Medicine (YSM) trainees, faculty, and staff have access to a new resource intended to facilitate learning across the school: the Inclusive Language Initiative & Glossary (“ILI & Glossary”).
- October 13, 2022
Historically, oil portrait paintings of white men have made up nearly all of the artwork in the Sterling Hall of Medicine, a prominent building within the Yale School of Medicine (YSM) campus. Recently, updates were made to the building’s portraiture to feature more diversity in gender and background. In a new qualitative study, researchers from the YSM, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, and Yale New Haven Hospital conducted interviews with second- to fourth-year medical students at Yale, asking for their reflections on both the original and updated artwork.
- August 31, 2022
The idea for the nine-hour symposium sprang from conversations with medical students. The session covered imposter syndrome, implicit bias, microaggressions, colorism, and women’s health.