Past Medical Student Council Perspectives on Medicine Series

Perspectives on Medicine brings a variety of speakers to the Sterling Hall of Medicine for talks on medical education, clinical medicine, public health, biomedical research and the state of the school. Past speakers have included university President Richard C. Levin, former surgeon general C. Everett Koop, M.D., pediatric neurosurgeon Benjamin S. Carson, M.D., and medical school Dean Robert J. Alpern, M.D.

Please browse the topics of past Perspectives on Medicine Series' below.

The 2018-2019 Medical Student Council Perspectives on Medicine Series

Perspectives on Medicine brings a variety of speakers to the School of Medicine for talks on medical education, clinical medicine, public health, biomedical research and the state of the school. Past speakers have included former surgeon general Vivek Murthy, M.D., M.B.A., and medical school Dean Robert J. Alpern, M.D. Topics range from the impact of the 80-hour work week for residents to the status of women in medicine to race-based disparities in health care.

Meetings are open to the Yale and medical center community and are held from 12 to 1 p.m. Lunch is served at 12 p.m., and presentations begin five minutes later.

September 20, 2018
Cohen Auditorium (230 South Frontage Road)
The Committee on Diversity, Inclusion, and Social Justice (CDISJ): Past, Present, and Future

November 8, 2018
Hope 110 (315 Cedar Street)
Medico-legal Partnership

December 6, 2018
Hope 110 (315 Cedar Street)
Garth Graham

January 17, 2019
Cohen Auditorium (230 South Frontage Road)
Dean Alpern

February 21, 2019
Cohen Auditorium (230 South Frontage Road)
Dr. Kapadia

April 18, 2019
Cohen Auditorium (230 South Frontage Road)
Dean Belitsky & Michael Green