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HAVEN Free Clinic volunteers and patients usually are at 800 Howard Avenue in New Haven on Saturdays, from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm. But on Sunday morning, October 6, members of the HAVEN community and their supporters gathered in New Haven’s Edgewood Park. The reason: the sixth annual ¡ANDA! 5K Run/Walk, which raises about 70% percent of the clinic’s yearly budget. To date, $35,000 has been raised, significantly surpassing the goal of $25,000.
- August 26, 2019
Yale School of Medicine (YSM) faculty, residents, and students are engaged with point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) initiatives far from the Yale campus, such as in Chile, the Dominican Republic, Rwanda, and Uganda. With its portability and immediacy, POCUS is a powerful diagnostic tool, which also can enhance medical education, both on campus, and worldwide.
- February 18, 2019
While the United States is still one of the few countries where physician assistants (PA) play an active role on health care teams, a significant number of Yale School of Medicine (YSM) Physician Associate Program students have participated in clinical rotations outside of the U.S. Since 2007, students have completed rotations in countries including Argentina, China, Costa Rica, Mexico, Peru, Rwanda, Spain, and Uganda, even though PAs are not an established profession in any of these countries. Currently, approximately 20 per cent of Yale PA Program students participate in an international rotation for several weeks at some point during the last six months of the 28-month program.
- April 02, 2018
The Schools of Medicine, Public Health, and Nursing have come together to launch the Yale Institute for Global Health (YIGH), a university-wide effort that will address worldwide health issues
- March 16, 2018
"Friends of Yale” Event in Nairobi, Kenya - Christine Muhonja, Winnie Okeyo, Grace Murilla, President Salovey, Serap Aksoy and Erick Awouche.
- February 09, 2018
Twelve years ago, faculty and students from Yale and Uganda’s Makerere College of Health Sciences (MakCHS) began working and learning together with one goal: to improve patient care in Mulago National Referral Hospital (MNRH) in Kampala. During the course of this partnership, the goal — and the results — have become much broader.
- February 05, 2018
Dr. Grace Igiraneza was in her second year of residency at the University of Rwanda when things started to change. Staffing on the wards increased as doctors from Yale and other American medical schools arrived to take on clinical and teaching duties.
- February 02, 2018
The American Board of Family Medicine's philanthropic foundation, the Pisacano Leadership Foundation, recognized Robert Rock as one of this year's Pisacano Scholars.
- January 24, 2018
What is driving the global refugee crisis? Is the United States doing enough? Is Yale?
- January 18, 2018
Two Yale Department of Psychiatry residents and two Yale School of Medicine students have been awarded 2017-18 Scholar Awards by the Yale Global Mental Health Program (YGMHP).