"It was life-changing for me." Three Yale faculty share how ISFS supported them in their career paths
Yale School of Medicine will host the virtual Intersections Science Fellows Symposium from October 4-6, 2023. With 56 fellows over two cohorts, 64% identified as minoritized individuals, and 60% identified as women. 43 went on to become faculty, four in industry and private sector positions, and nine are currently on the job market, signifying an over 75% faculty placement. In this article, three ISFS fellows share how ISFS supported them in achieving their Yale faculty positions.
- April 17, 2023Source: It's Your Yale
After completing his Ph.D., Azmi Ahmad came to Yale as a postdoctoral associate in Internal Medicine, with a specialty in cardiology.
- February 26, 2023
The Yale Black Postdoctoral Association reveal their banner series showcasing members of the association alongside personal quotes unique to their experiences as being traditionally underrepresented in science.
- December 04, 2022Source: Black New Jersey girl invited to Yale after neighbor called police on her for spraying lanternflies
Bobbi Wilson, a fourth-grader from Caldwell, NJ, was killing lanternflies in her neighborhood when a neighbor spotted her and decided to call the police to report “a little Black woman walking and spraying stuff on the sidewalks and trees”. The event gained national attention and Yale Public Health Professor Ijema Opara decided to make a difference by inviting the young girl to Yale for a Science Tour.
- November 27, 2022Source: Annals of Surgery Volume 276, Number 4, October 2022
Diversification at the highest level of academic surgical leadership is critical in creating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment; an environment more reflective of the population whom we as surgeons serve and care for. Until the year 2021, an African American female surgeon had never ascended to the role of Department of Surgery Chair. However, by 2021, not 1 but 3 African American women became Chairs of Surgery: Karen Gibbs, MD, KMarie King, MD, and Andrea Hayes, MD. To highlight and celebrate these historical appointments, we interviewed these extraordinary women who shared their unique views on ascending to leadership.
- November 16, 2022
Discoveries & Impact highlights select scientific discoveries per section across the Department of Internal Medicine...
- July 22, 2022
An objective assessment of automated electronic tumor infiltrating lymphocytes percentage (eTILs%) scores is a strong prognostic marker in patients with early-stage melanoma. The study also identifies distinct TIL subpopulations that carry the prognostic values.
- July 01, 2022Source: University of Glasgow, Institute of Infection and Immunity
Institute of Infection, Immunity and Inflammation student Dr Kristyn Carter recently made University of Glasgow history as the first Black graduate of our PhD in Immunology.
- May 20, 2022
Researchers at Yale Cancer Center have developed a new quantitative assay to measure the amount of HER2 protein in patients with breast cancer with increased accuracy. The improved data may provide new options for treatment for patients previously found ineligible for treatment based on traditional HER2 screening assays. The findings were published today in Laboratory Investigation.
- April 15, 2022Source: Healio
The use of current standard HER2 assays as diagnostic tests may result in misassignment of patients for treatment of breast cancer with trastuzumab deruxtecan, according to a study published in JAMA Oncology.