Implementation Science: Putting Important Discoveries to Their Best Use
Scientific innovations are created every day, but how do we ensure that they are used efficiently and reach the people who need them most? David Chambers, DPhil, deputy director for implementation science in the Division of Cancer Control & Population Sciences at the National Cancer Institute, tackled that question during his June 25 grand rounds lecture titled “Advancing the Science of Implementation in Cancer Control: An NCI Perspective."
Dr. Barbara Banz Wins Award at 1st Annual Yale University Post-Doc Research Symposium
Barbara Banz, PhD, the Department of Emergency Medicine’s (DEM) DrivSim Lab Post-Doctoral Associate, was awarded “Outstanding Oral Presentation” for her presentation at the First Annual Yale University Postdoc Symposium held on Friday, June 8th.
Dr. D’Onofrio to headline 2018 SAEM Annual Meeting
The Society for Academic Emergency Medicine (SAEM) is pleased to announce that Gail D’Onofrio, MD, MS, professor of emergency medicine and founding chair, Department of Emergency Medicine, Yale School of Medicine, has been named keynote speaker for its annual meeting, in Indianapolis, May 15–18, 2018.Source: SAEM
Yale Department of Emergency Medicine Faculty Attend African Conference on Emergency Medicine
This week, as the university celebrates Africa week, a cohort of faculty, fellows, and residents from the Department of Emergency Medicine (DEM) travelled halfway across the globe for the African Conference on Emergency Medicine (AfCEM).
Critical Drugs For Hospital ERs Remain In Short Supply
At some hospitals, posters on the wall in the emergency department list the drugs that are in short supply or unavailable, along with recommended alternatives. "All of a sudden you have a life-critical procedure and you're using your second-best drug or a drug you're less familiar with," said Dr. Arjun Venkatesh, an assistant professor of emergency medicine at Yale School of Medicine and a study co-author.Source: NPR
Association for the Advancement of Automotive Medicine Fellow Award
Dr. Vaca received the Association for the Advancement of Automotive Medicine Fellow Award. This award is given annually to one individual based on their academic productivity, and contributions to the field of traffic and road safety.Source: Association for the Advancement of Automotive Medicine
National Alcohol Screening Day about raising awareness
For this year’s National Alcohol Screening day, representatives of Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD), the Yale Center for Injury Prevention and Control Research, and the Yale-New Haven Hospital Emergency Department’s Project ASSERT, spent the day talking to hospital staff and patients about alcohol awareness.
Drunk driving prevention a shared responsibility: The 2013 Conference on the Prevention of Alcohol Impaired Driving
The 2013 Southern Connecticut Conference on the Prevention of Alcohol-Impaired Driving: the Crossroads of Technology and Practice emphasized the necessity of integrating and increasing alcohol-impaired driving prevention efforts. Echoed by several speakers was the importance of collaboration between law enforcement, educators, and community organizations to address the problem before it starts and more effectively when it does occur.
Conference for First-Generation and Low-Income Medical Professionals and Students Is First of Its Kind
On June 9, 2020, hundreds of pre-medical students, medical students, faculty, staff, and administrators across the country will unite virtually for the first-ever gathering of its kind: a celebration of individuals in the medical profession who identify as first-generation college graduates and/or low-income.