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  • OGHE Student Coordinators Launch Online Pilot Global Health Program

    Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, the importance of international interdisciplinary collaboration on global public health issues has become clear. Autumn Nobles and Hanya Qureshi, Yale School of Medicine (YSM) second-year MD students, have responded to the need for such collaboration by developing a series of 11 educational forums with students at schools in international settings, and launching Yale Global Health Students United for Regional and Global Education (YGH SURGE).

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  • Monica Ferrer Socorro '20, MD, Focused on a Career in Global Health

    The strong global health program at Yale School of Medicine (YSM) was a “huge incentive” for Monica Ferrer Socorro ’20, MD, to attend Yale. Ferrer Socorro, a native of Venezuela, arrived at YSM with a focus on gaining experience working with underserved populations, learning about migrant health issues, and building networks that would enable her to have a positive impact on global health throughout her career.

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  • A Call to Action: Global Palliative Care in Times of Crisis

    Global Health Night Out (GHNO) is a quarterly event supported by the Office of Global Health Education and coordinated by Associate Professor Tracy Rabin, MD, MS, director, Office of Global Health, Internal Medicine, and Associate Professor Hani Mowafi, MD, MPH, chief, Section of Global Health and International Emergency Medicine. It brings together faculty, trainees, students, and staff from across Yale’s three health professional schools to discuss a relevant global health topic.

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  • For Yale’s Emerging Psychiatrists, Confronting Racism is in the Curriculum

    Five years ago, Yale’s Department of Psychiatry formally integrated anti-racism education and advocacy into its resident training program. Through the Social Justice and Health Equity (SJHE) curriculum, a mandatory part of the four-year program, residents learn to recognize their own biases and appreciate the lived experiences of minority patients.

    Source: Yale News
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