Medical Education News
On May 18, the 113 graduates of the Yale School of Medicine (YSM) MD Class of 2020 were celebrated in an hour-long virtual Commencement ceremony, an event that reflected tremendous collaboration among YSM students, faculty, and staff.
- May 15, 2020
Yale University will experience a first on Commencement Day 2020, beyond its first virtual ceremony: it will be conferring Master of Medical Science degrees to the inaugural class of Yale School of Medicine’s Physician Assistant Online Program (Yale PA Online), Yale’s first degree-granting program that blends online and in-person learning.
- May 13, 2020
Yale School of Medicine (YSM) Class of 2020 Co-Presidents Tess O’Meara and Arash Fereydooni have demonstrated remarkable leadership skills in response to the challenges imposed by COVID-19. Their actions reflect a central theme of both Yale University’s and YSM’s mission of educating future leaders.
- May 08, 2020
Medical Education Day at Yale, Enhancing Educator Development and Scholarship, has become an annual campus tradition since its launch in 2013. The tradition continues this year, with a twist—it will be virtual, and expand beyond one day.
- May 07, 2020
PA Online students raise money for meals for healthcare workers in NYC.
- April 28, 2020
While the traditional gathering to showcase the winners of the annual Marguerite Rush Lerner Medical Student Creative Writing and Art Contest was cancelled because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the creativity of the Yale School of Medicine (YSM) students who participated remains vibrant. For many of the students recognized for their poetry, prose, and visual artwork, the pandemic has heightened the importance of the arts.
- April 14, 2020
Two Yale School of Medicine (YSM) MD-PhD students, Stefano Daniele (fifth-year) and Eric Hoyeon Song (fourth-year), are among the 30 new recipients of the Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans. The fellows, all of whom are immigrants or the children of immigrants, were selected from a record-breaking pool of over 2,200 applicants for their potential to make significant contributions to the United States.
- April 01, 2020
Yale School of Medicine (YSM) students in New Haven and beyond have been eagerly volunteering to help during the COVID-19 crisis. They are participating in many ways, but with a shared desire to not be on the sidelines when there are so many needs.
- March 05, 2020
Three months into their didactic year, students in the Yale PA Online Program begin their CEED experience, spending at least four to six hours a week in a health care clinic in their community under the supervision and mentorship of a preceptor. The students acquire 120 hours or more of direct patient care experience, which enables them to apply their classroom learning and gain important interdisciplinary experience.
- February 24, 2020
In a recent visit to Yale, former U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said the United States must reassert itself as a global leader if we are to address the threat of climate change and other global health challenges in a world steeped in political discord.