Veronica Chiang, MD, Appointed Assistant Dean for Admissions for the MD Program
On September 8, Yale School of Medicine (YSM) Dean Nancy J. Brown, MD, and Deputy Dean for Education Jessica Illuzzi, MD, MS, announced the appointment of Veronica Chiang, MD, to the position of assistant dean for admissions for the YSM MD Program.
Cynthia Mann, MD '76, Reflects on Decades of Precepting YSM Students and Residents
“Over the four decades of my practice, I have loved meeting students from all backgrounds, many of whom brought their own life lessons and perspectives,” states pediatrician Cynthia Mann, MD, a long-time preceptor for Yale School of Medicine (YSM) students and residents.
Michael Schwartz Appointed Inaugural Director of Innovation in Medical Education
On July 26, 2021, Deputy Dean for Education Jessica Illuzzi, MD, MS, announced the creation of a new role—director of innovation in medical education—as well as the inaugural director, Associate Dean for Curriculum Michael Schwartz, PhD.
Makerere University and YSM Create Successful Virtual Clinical Elective
In early 2021, six Ugandan senior medical students from Makerere University School of Medicine (MUSM) and five fourth- and fifth-year MD students from Yale School of Medicine (YSM), along with faculty from both schools, participated in a six-week virtual clinical elective.
Cushing/Whitney Medical Library Launches Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging Web Portal
In late April 2021, Yale School of Medicine’s (YSM) Cushing/Whitney Medical Library (CWML) launched a new webpage that aggregates the library’s expanding diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging (DEIB) resources.
For Two Decades, Richard Breier, MD, Has Mentored YSM Students in Primary Care
“Yale medical students are incredible. They are so intelligent and so enthusiastic. It is such a pleasure to precept them,” states Richard Breier, MD, who has precepted Yale School of Medicine (YSM) MD students for the past 20 years.
Office of Student Research Congratulates Students and Thanks Faculty Mentors
The Office of Student Research (OSR) congratulates rising second-year MD students on their summer research accomplishments. OSR also thanks the many Yale School of Medicine faculty members who mentored these students, as well as the faculty who led summer research didactics.
For Three Decades, Sujata Prasad, MD, Has Enjoyed Giving Back By Precepting for YSM
“By teaching I learn too, since if I am going to impart knowledge to others I must be versed in the field.” This is one of the reasons Sujata Prasad, MD, loves her role as a preceptor for Yale School of Medicine (YSM) MD students and residents.
Boatright Named YSM Teaching and Learning Center Faculty Associate for DEI Educator Development
Yale School of Medicine (YSM) Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine Dowin Boatright, MD, MBA, MHS, took on an additional role on July 1, 2021— YSM Teaching and Learning Center (TLC) faculty associate for diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) educator development.
Yale Health Professional School Educators Share Medical Education Innovations and Research at Annual Med Ed Day
“How can we uphold and help the Yale System be strong and move forward into the next decade?” Yale School of Medicine (YSM) Deputy Dean for Education, Jessica Illuzzi, MD, MS, professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, asked this question during her keynote remarks at the ninth annual Medical Education Day at Yale (Med Ed Day).
Student Research Day Celebrates Students and Mentors
“During your time in medical school, you have learned how to immerse yourselves in a question. You have experienced mentorship and sponsorship, and for many of you your research group or laboratory has become a second home.” The mentorship theme in the remarks of Nancy J. Brown, MD, Jean and David W. Wallace Dean and C.N.H. Long Professor of Internal Medicine, was echoed throughout Yale School of Medicine’s (YSM) Student Research Day (SRD) on May 18, 2021.
Transgender Patient Care a Priority in MD, PA, and PA Online Curricula
At Yale School of Medicine (YSM), MD, PA Online, and Physician Associate (PA) degree programs incorporate curricular content to train students to care for transgender and non-binary patients competently and compassionately. Importantly, the programs are committed to ongoing curricular assessment and revisions.